H.J. (Hyojin) Pak

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Korean studies


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 4203
E-Mail: h.j.pak@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS Japan
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
Matthias de Vrieshof 1
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 1.06a
Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: h.j.pak@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS Japan
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
Matthias de Vrieshof 3
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 0.10


Fields of Interest

Hyojin  is interested in the dynamics of social groups and environment, in particular, issues of human-material interactions, nature-society relations, and resulting meanings and discourses. Hyojin is fascinated by what happens to waste when it becomes the center of conflict and controversy in contemporary Korea, especially when rubbish seems contradict our assumptions.

PhD Research

Her research interests include political ecology; consumption and material culture; development studies; science and technology studies. 

Supervisor: Prof. Kasia Cwiertka.

Last Modified: 11-12-2015