Jini says: This news has been on my radar for a while now not only because it’s one of the biggest issues in Korea right now but also because I was at the actual school where some of its leading faculty are on the forefront of this history textbook renationalization effort. It’s pretty cool to be able to recognize several names from the list of professors below, but also surprised that I don’t see some names that I think should be on here… Maybe they just didn’t get the memo?
Okay, from here on out is the news article that I copied and pasted from Dr. Eugene Park’s social media post:
A statement by 210 overseas (outside South Korea) university/college faculty members whose research and teaching involve Korea.
한국 관련 연구, 강의를 맡고 있는 해외 대학 교수 및 강사 210명의 성명서입니다.
Statement in Support of Korean Historians’ Protest against Planned Renationalization of History Textbooks
한국 역사학자들의 역사교과서 국정화 반대를 지지하는 성명서