About

An online seminar series about the Imjin War and its aftermath, featuring research talks by members of the Aftermath team and invited speakers.

Founded in 2019 as a traditional seminar series, the format of the Aftermath research seminar was switched to a Zoom webinar in 2020 in response to the logistical challenges posed by the global pandemic.

The webinar takes place once a month during term time. If you wish to join a particular session or be added to the mailing list, please contact the co-ordinator, Dr Barend Noordam (barend.noordam@uab.cat).

Below, you will find details of the program for current and previous years, as well as audio and video files of presentations that were recorded.

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Overlap of Duties: Expansion of the Korean Militia System after the Imjin War

Namgung Seungweon (Seoul National University), November 16, 2022.

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Myth and History: Shi Xing during the Imjin War and the Construction of His Myth by Chosŏn Korea

Sun Weiguo (Nankai University). May 18, 2022.

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The Impact of Japan’s Invasion of Chosŏn in 1592-1598 upon Local Society and Economy in Premodern East Asia

Nam-Lin Hur (University of British Columbia). April 20, 2022.

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The Change of the Communication System Following the Imjin War

Hyoeun Kim (Sungkyunkwan University). 16 March 2022.

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Captured Korean Potters and Alternate Attendance in Satsuma Domain

Rebekah Clements (ICREA & Autonomous University of Barcelona). 13 October 2021.

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The Environmental Aftermath of the Imjin War

John S. Lee (Durham University). 15 September 2021.

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Authority and Technical Expertise: Mediating Military Knowledge of the Imjin War

Barend Noordam (Autonomous University of Barcelona). 14 July 2021.

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Traces of the Japanese and Manchu Invasions through Household Registers of 17th Century Korea

Sangwoo Han (Ajou University). 30 June 2021.

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Stepping Stones to War : Hideyoshi’s Military Preparations to Invade the Asian Mainland

Kizaki Braddick (University of Oxford). 16 December 2020.

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