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[February 23] KISEAS Monthly Seminar

The monthly seminar hosted by the KISEAS will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 4:00 PM at the Asia Center of Seoul National University.

The seminar will commence with a presentation by Professor Asmak Binti Ab Rahman from Universiti Malaya, addressing Islamic finance. Subsequently, Dr. Cho Young Mook from Yonsei University's Division of East Asian Studies will delve into the role and function of the Chinese Poorhouse in Penang. Professor Kim Hyung-jong from Yonsei University will serve as the session moderator.

For further details, please see the attached poster.

[KISEAS Monthly Seminar]

  • Date: Friday, February 23, 2024, at 4:00 PM

  • Venue: Room 303, Building 101, Asia Center, Seoul National University

  • Moderator: Kim Hyung-jong (Yonsei University, Department of International Relations)

  • Presentation #1: Asmak Binti Ab Rahman (Universiti Malaya): Islamic Finance for Social Financing: Principles and Practices - Discussant: Oh Myung-seok (Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, Seoul National University)

  • Presentation #2: Cho Young Mook (Yonsei University, Division of East Asian Studies): The Role and Function of the Chinese Poorhouse: A Case Study of Early 19th-century Penang - Discussant: Kim Hyung-jun (Kangwon National University, Department of Cultural Anthropology)


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