Students from the Institute of International Relations and a PhD student from the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies took part in the summer school „Modern and Classical Studies of Korea in Saint Petersburg University” at the St. Petersburg State University (SPbU) on August 27-31, 2018. The trip took place with the participation of ISM students: Agata Boimska, Zofia Chromicka, Elizabeth I. Lekahena and Marcin Świerzyna, and a PhD student: Mateusz Danielewski M.A. The summer school was also attended by representatives of such universities as the Stockholm University, the University of Turku, the University of Oslo and the University of Hamburg.
Participants of the summer school had the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in research focused on Korean studies, participate in expert lectures on culture, society and politics of the countries in the Korean Peninsula, and actively participate in the ongoing discussions.
As part of the program, participants went for a trip to the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts in SPbU took place in order to get acquainted with the collection of Korean publications and manuscripts.
The trip contributed to the development of cooperation between the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies and the St. Petersburg State University (SPbU).