Lee Sung-Yup

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Sep 2009 to Aug 2010

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Lee Sung Yup (D.Litt., Kyoto University) is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Research in Humanities (Zinbunken), Kyoto University. His main field is the political history of Japanese colonialism, especially the interrelationships among the political activities of Japanese residents in Colonial Korea, the Government General’s reaction to such activities, as well as the collaboration and/or opposition of Korean elites. During his stay at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, he focused on a historical analysis of the interrelationship between the Japanese Imperial Diet and colonial Korea.

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