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Sabine
Burghart
University Lecturer, Centre for East Asian Studies
Ph.D, M.A.

Contact

+358 29 450 3057
Assistentinkatu 7
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

North Korea / South Korea : Aid and institutions, ownership in aid relations
transformation of socialist systems. I welcome PhD proposals on these topics with relevance to Korea (DPRK and/or ROK).

Biography

I am University Lecturer and Academic Director of the Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies at the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS). Before joining the University of Turku I was a researcher and lecturer at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna. Between 2018 and 2021, I was a Co-Researcher at the Korean Studies unit of the University of Frankfurt (AKS-2018-INC-2230006). Since 2019, I have been part of a multidisciplinary research project coordinated by California State University, Sacramento and funded by AKS and the AAS Northeast Asia Council. I have a doctoral degree in East Asian Economy and Society and a M.A. degree in Political Science. I spent more than five years of my professional career in Korea. I managed various capacity building projects in North Korea and also facilitated three EU-DPRK Economic Workshops in North Korea. I am also a Education Programme Associate with the non-profit initiative Global Humanitarian Engagement. 


Teaching

My teaching includes courses on Korean contemporary history and the politics, society and economy of North and South Korea, as well as project management. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, I was awarded CEAS Teacher of the Year by Taotao Student Club. 

Research

My current research concerns development assistance and institutions, questions of ownership in aid relationships as well as North Korea's socioeconomic transformation. 

Publications

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Korea, Republik (2021) (2021)

Wirtschaftshandbuch Asien-Pazifik
Sabine Burghart
(Kirjoitus tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (B1))

It’s Time for the European Union to Talk to North Korea (2020)

38 North
Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Eric Ballbach, Sabine Burghart, Nicola Casarini, Mario Esteban, Lucia Husenicova, Sangsoo Lee, Françoise Nicolas, John Nilsson-Wright, Oskar Pietrewicz, Elina Sinkkonen
(Yleistajuinen artikkeli tai blogikirjoitus (E1))

Korea, Republik (2019)

Wirtschaftshandbuch Asien-Pazifik
Sabine Burghart
(Kirjoitus tai data-artikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä (B1))