Across the Tumen River: A Journey through North Korea

November 20th, 2018

On this week’s episode, we welcome back Victoria Kim, a researcher and multimedia journalist. When she last joined us in 2016, Victoria discussed her project “Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story” which chronicled the stories of the Korean diaspora in Central Asia, including her own grandfather.

This time, she sat down with KEI Program Manager Juni Kim and discussed her experiences and impressions from her recent trip to North Korea, and what the trip meant to her as she followed the same route her ancestors used across the Tumen River from North Korea into Russia.

Link to Victoria's presentation at Johns Hopkins SAIS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI_m29wVSqg

Link to previous Korean Kontext episode with Victoria:
http://keia.org/podcast/korean-diaspora-central-asia

 

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