Hyojin LEE

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Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam
Sede: Palazzo Vendramin

Current position

9/2019-Present  Assistant Professor, Korean Studies at Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy


Previous assignments

11/2016-8/2019    Lecturer in Korea Studies, Cluster Asia and Europe, Universität Heidelberg, Germany

04/2015-03/2017   Part-time Researcher, Institute of Oriental and Occidental Studies at Kansai University, Japan

04/2015-09/2016   Lecturer (East Asian Culture, Academic Korean language), Kansai University, Japan

10/2015-08/2016  Korean language instructor, King Sejong Institute Foundation of Osaka, Japan

04/2013-03/2016   Lecturer (Korean instructor), Osaka College of Foreign Languages, Japan


Education and training

04/2012-03/2015   Ph.D., Department of East Asian Culture, Kansai University, Japan

                            Dissertation: “The Development of Modern Korean Confucian Studies at Keijō Imperial University” 

04/2010-03/2012   M.S., Department of Cultural Interaction Studies in East Asia, Kansai University, Japan

                            Thesis: “Takahashi Tōru’s Korean Studies in the Modern Age”

03/2005-02/2009 B.S., Department of Korean Language & Literature, (Second Major: Department of Philosophy) Yeongnam Univerisity, Republic of Korea


Teaching Certificates

Teaching Certificate of Korean Language and Literature (No.16899), Education Office of Republic of Korea

Teaching Certificate of Philosophy (No.16899), Education Office of Republic of Korea

Korean Language Teacher Certificate (No.008-03-325), Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Korea


Research grants and scholarships

From 2020 Academy of Korean Studies Grant: Seed Program, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, participated as a co-researcher

From 2019 to 2021 Academy of Korean Studies Grant: Seed Program, Heidelberg University, participated as a co-researcher

05/2018-04/2019   AKS Grant 2018, Competitive Research Funding

19/03-21/03/2018   Erasmus+ mobility to Stockholm University

04/2012-03/2015   Japanese Government Scholarship

04/2010-04/2012   Scholarship, Kansai University Global COE research center




  • Monography
  1. Hyojin Lee, The Study of Korean Confucianism in Keijō Imperial University: formation and Development of Modern Knowledge,  Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan (February 2016), ISBN:978-4-585-21031-3


  • Peer-Reviewed Articles
  1. Hyojin Lee, “Rereading Memories of a New Woman in Colonial Korea: The Changing Narratives on Ch’oe Yŏngsuk”(Forthcoming)
  2. Hyojin Lee, “Sinology and Oriental Studies in Keijō and Taihoku Imperial University: The Human Networks and Imperial Knowledge,” Journal of Toegye Studies Vol.4. No.1, June 2021 (in press)
  3. Hyojin Lee, Michel Lee, and Isabelle Leeman, “Tangible Memories and Intertwined Histories: Sweden-Korea Relations Seen Through the Collection of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (ca. 1920–1967),” European Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology, Brill, 2021 (in press)
  4. Hyojin Lee, “The History of Exchange between Korea and Sweden in the Early 20th Century,” Orientaliska Studier, Vol. 159, 2019, pp. 106-119.
  5. Hyojin Lee, “The Records of New Woman Choi Yeongsuk in Sweden: The Facts between the Myths and Rumors,” The Journal of Asian Women, Vol.57-2. 2018, pp. 143-174.
  6. Hyojin Lee, “The ‘Assistants Association of the Department of Liberal Arts’ at Keijō Imperial University and Journal Gakkai”, The Bulletin of the Institute of Oriental and Occidental Studies, Vol. 50, April, 2017, pp. 271-285.
  7. Hyojin Lee, “A Research on the Academic Activities about Korean Confucianism in Keijo Imperial University,” Journal of East Asian Cultural Interaction Studies, Vol. 8, March, 2015, pp.181-196.
  8. Hyojin Lee, “The study on Joseon Confucianism of Keijo Imperial University -focused on Takahashi Toru and Fujitsuka Chikashi,” Toigyehak-longip, Vol.14, June 2014, pp.291-315.
  9. Hyojin Lee, “Evaluations of Kim Jeong-hui in Modern Japan and Korea,” Journal of East Asian Cultural Interaction Studies, Vol. 7, March 2014, pp.289-303.
  10. Hyojin Lee, “Takahashi Toru’s Korean Studies: Focusing on Studying Confucianism, Buddhism, and Literature,” Toigyehak-longip, Vol.12, June 2013, pp.161-196.
  11. Jae-mok, Choi and Hyojin, Lee “The 7th Controversy on Newspaper 7 of Chang, Ji-Yeon and Takahashi Tōru,” Japanese Cultural Studies, Vol.32, The Association of Japanology in East Asia. October 2009, pp. 515-548.


  • Translations and introduction papers
  1. Hyojin Lee, "Swedish Documents on Korean New Woman Choi Yeong-Suk (1)," EWHA SAHAK YEONGU 62, June 2021, pp.  425-445.


  • Book chapter
  1. Hyojin Lee, "Human Networks of Keijo Imperial University and the Assistants Association Program - Focusing on faculty of law and literature," Tongashia chishik inmunhagŭi chip'yŏngŭl t'amsaek'ada [Exploring the Horizon of the Knowledge of East Asian Humanities], Kyŏngjin, June 2019, pp.350-359.
  2. Hyojin Lee, “Fujitsuka Chikashi’s The Understanding of Korean Confucianism,” Seung-hue Son&Guowei Shen&Xuetao Li edit, East Asia and world Ⅱ(『東亜与世界』Ⅱ), Social sciences academic press(China), March 2015, pp. 239-248.


  • Others
  1. Hyojin Lee, “(Research Note)Fujitsuka Chikashi’s Studies on Park Jega: Focusing on the ‘Fujitsuka Chikashi Collection’ in the Harvard Yenching Library,” Journal of the Graduate School of East Asian Cultures, Vol.3, September 2014, pp.239-252.
  2. Hyojin Lee, “(Guest Speaker) Image of Japanese Urban Design through Foreign Students’ Eyes,” Annual Forum of Japan Urban Design Institute, Grand Front Osaka, Japan, June 2014, Japan.
  3. Hyojin Lee, “Sinology and Oriental Studies within Modern Academism: Keijō and Taihoku Imperial University,” Proceedings of the 5th EU Workshop at the University of Leuven, March 2014, pp.20-30.
  4. Hyojin Lee, “ Establishment of Keijō Imperial University, Taihoku Imperial University, and Philosophy Courses,” Journal of the Graduate School of East Asian Cultures, Vol. 2, December 2013, pp.185-201
  5. Hyojin Lee, “ History Education and the Official History Textbook of East Asia,” Proceedings of the 4th EU Workshop in Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, March 2013, pp.63-79.
  6. Hyojin Lee, “ Chinese Philosophy Course at Keijō Imperial University and Fujitsuka Chikashi,” Journal of the Graduate School of East Asian Cultures, Vol. 1, January 2013, pp.275-286.
  7. Hyojin Lee, “(Research Note)Takahashi Tōru’s Life: Focusing on After Visiting Korea,” The Senriyama Bungaku Ronshū, No.87, April 2012, pp.51-65.
  8. Hyojin Lee, “ Keijō Imperial University and Modern Korean Studies: Focus on Takahashi Tōru’s Life and Works,” The Senriyama Bungaku Ronshū, No.86, September 2011, pp.73-95. (In English)
  9. Hyojin Lee, “Takahashi Tōru’s Works at Keijō Imperial University,” The Senriyama Bungaku Ronshū, No.85, March 2011, pp. 198-234.
  10. Hyojin Lee, “Language Phenomena in Newspapers in the 1920s,” Proceedings of the 11th University Student Uri-mal-geul Conference, November 2007, pp.53-72.