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Sandra Fahy

Maître de conférences
Membre de : AKSE

Docteur de l’University of London

Post-doc de Korea Foundation au CRC-EHESS en 2009-2010

Topical Specializations

  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Human rights theory and practice
  • Famine, food security, migration and refugee issues
  • Conflict, war, militaries, militarism and military-civilian relations
  • Oral and written accounts of collective social suffering, state discourse on same
  • Trauma, memory, psycho-social impact of violence
  • Bio-politics, governmentality, discourse analysis
  • Impact of structural violence on health and well-being

Geographic Area

  • North Korea, South Korea, and the region of Northeast Asia
  • Field research in Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, London and Los Angeles (2005-present)

Book

Marching through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea Columbia University Press, March 2015

Articles in refereed Journals

  • “Famine Talk: communication styles and socio-political awareness in 1990s North Korea” in Food, Culture and Society: an International Interdisciplinary Journal Volume 15, Issue 4. (December 2012), pp.535-555
  • “Regional Anxiety and North Korean Migration” in Korea Review Special Feature on China-North Korea Relations Volume 2 No. 2 (August 2012)
  • “Like two pieces of the sky: Accessing North Korea though Accounts of Hunger” in Anthropology Today Volume 27, Issue 5 (October 2011), pp.18-21

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • “The People of North Korea: the relationship of behaviour and ideas”in Troubled Transition: North Korea’s Politics Economy, and External Relations, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Centre, Stanford University Press (2013), pp.77-95
  • “Recalling what was Once Unspeakable: Hunger in North Korea” in Jonathan Skinner ed. The Interview: an ethnographic approach. Berg Publishers. (2012), pp. 229-244
  • “Causes and Characteristics of the North Korean Famine: Contextualised by Survivor Accounts”in Hunger, Nutrition and Rationing under State Socialism, 1917-2006 (ed. Mathias Middell/ Felix Wemheuer): Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang(Ursachen und Besonderheiten der Hungersnot in der Demokratischen Volksrepublik Korea im Kontext von Zeugenaussagen Überlebender) (2011), pp. 343-366
  • North Korea: A Case to Answer – A Call to Act. Co-author with several others, section on the Context of Political Repression in North Korea. Published by Christian Solidarity Worldwide. Presented to the UN Security Council (2007), pp. 19-23

Other Publications

  • “Military-Public Tensions in North Korea: Birth of a Social Movement?” (Guest Column) New Focus International, September 16, 2014 http://newfocusintl.com/guest-column-military-public-tensions-north-korea/
  • “The Death of Kim Jong-Il – Part 1” in Breaking News Brief, University of Southern California, Korean Studies Institute (2011) Vol. 3 No.2
  • “Revolution in the DPRK? An Anthropologist’s Perspective” in Breaking News Brief, University of Southern California, Korean Studies Institute (2011) Vol. 2 No. 5
  • “Insights on the Rising Numbers of North Korean Defectors” in Breaking News Brief, University of Southern California, Korean Studies Institute. (2011) Vol. 3. No.1. 
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A Modern Buddhist and Colonial Monument: Manufacturing the Great Head Temple T’aegosa in 1938 Downtown Seoul

Conférence - Vendredi 19 mai 2017 - 10:00Dans le cadre du séminaire pluridisciplinaire d’études coréennes, Hwansoo Kim (Duke University, professeur invité de l’EHESS) présente une conférence intitulée "A Modern Buddhist and Colonial Monument: Manufacturing the Great Head Temple T’aegosa in 1938 (...)(...)

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Competing Transnational Buddhisms: Yu Guanbin’s Contribution to Taixu’s Buddha-ization Movement in 1920–30s Shanghai

Conférence - Vendredi 12 mai 2017 - 10:00Dans le cadre du séminaire pluridisciplinaire d’études coréennes, Hwansoo Kim (Duke University, professeur invité de l’EHESS) présente une conférence intitulée "Competing Transnational Buddhisms: Yu Guanbin’s Contribution to Taixu’s Buddha-ization Movemen (...)(...)

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Building a Buddhist Empire: The Reprinting and Distribution of the Koryŏ Canon in and beyond Colonial Korea (1910-1945)

Conférence - Jeudi 11 mai 2017 - 14:00Dans le cadre de séminaire pluridisciplinaire d’études coréennes, Hwansoo Kim (Duke University, professeur invité de l’EHESS) présente une conférence intitulée " Building a Buddhist Empire: The Reprinting and Distribution of the Koryŏ Canon in and beyond Col (...)(...)

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