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Vladimir Tikhonov

Professor - East Asia Studies
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Room 325 PAM
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Background

  • Born 1973 in Leningrad (now St.-Petersburg), USSR (Russia)

- 1989-94 – Korean Studies, Leningrad (St.-Petersburg) State University; MA in Korean History, July 1994

- 1994 – 1996 - Doctoral candidate in Moscow State University (Institute of Asian and African Studies, International Centre for Korean Studies); PhD in Korean History, December 1996. Thesis title: The History of Kaya Proto-States (Original title: Istoriya kayaskih protogosudarstv: Russian).

- February 1997 – February 2000 - Lecturer in KyungHee University (Seoul, South Korea), on fixed-term contract basis.

- March 2000 – current - Associate Professor/Full Professor (from September 2006) with Institute for East European and Oriental Studies (from 2005 reorganized into Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages), Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo (Korean history/language, East Asian Studies)

Teaching and tutoring

Currently teaches:

EAST1504/4504: East Asia: Great Traditions (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/EAST1504/ ) - undergraduate/postgraduate level

EAST4503: The Making of East Asian Modernities (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/EAST4503/ ) - postgraduate level

EAST4505: East Asia: Security and International Relations (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/EAST4505/ ) – postgraduate level

EAST4507: East Asia: Capital and Labour (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/EAST4507/ ) – postgraduate level

KOR1502: Korea – Philosophy and Religion (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/KOR1502/ ) – undergraduate level

KOR1504: Korea: History, Society, Politics (http://www.uio.no/studier/emner/hf/ikos/KOR1504/ ) – undergraduate level

  • Responsible (fagansvarlig) for the MA course in East Asian Studies (http://www.uio.no/studier/program/aas-master/east-asian/ ).

Teaching notes for all the courses are accessible on fronter.uio.no for the students and employees of the University of Oslo.

Special fields

Has the experience in research-based teaching on:

  • Korean History (especially the history of Korean Buddhism and Korean Nationalism)
  • Contemporary Korean Society and Politics
  • Modernity and Nationalism in East Asia
  • Labour Movements in Modern and Contemporary East Asia
  • Nationalism and History Writing in Modern and Contemporary East Asia
  • Korean Language (text reading, Chinese characters)

Ongoing and planned research projects at Institutt for kulturstudier og orientalske språk

  • "Militarism and Religions in Northeast, South and Southeast Asia, late 19th and 20th century" project leader (together with Torkel Brekke, IKOS, HF, UiO). Specially responsible for the personal subproject "Buddhism and Military Violence in Colonial and Early Post-Colonial Korea, 1920s-1950s": http://www.hf.uio.no/ikos/forskning/forskningsprosjekter/vladimir/militarism/index.html
  • Monograph on the Korean Social Darwinism in 1880s-1900s (English, to be published by Brill in 2010)
  • Outline of the Korean History (Russian, to be published by Muravei Publishers in Moscow in 2010)
  • Critical Biography of Sin Ch'aeho (1880-1936) (Korean, together with Prof. Yun Haedong, to be published by Hangyoreh Publishers in 2011)
  • Critical Biography of Han Yongun (1879-1944) (English and Korean, to be published by Dolbegae Publishers in 2013)
Tags: East Asia, Korea, Korean, Buddhism

Publications

A) Recent Monographs (2008-2009):

  • Making a Vigirous Male: Exploring the History of Korea’s Ideal Masculinity (Original title: Ssikssikhan namja mandŭlgi: Han’guk ŭi isangjŏk namsŏngsŏng ŭi yŏksa rŭl p’ahech’ida: Korean), Seoul, P’urŭn yŏksa Publishers, 2009, 236 p.
  • To the Left, and Further to the Left (Original title: Oencchok ŭro, tǒ oencchok ǔro: Korean), Seoul, Hangyoreh Publishers, 2009, 321 p.
  • Overcoming the [paradigms] of "taming" and "group-ism" - narrating the 100 years of modern Korea (Original title: Kiltǔrigi wa p'yǒnkarǔgi rǔl nǒmǒ: Han'guk kǔndae 100nyǒn ǔl marhanda. Co-authored with Huh Donghyun), Seoul, P’urŭn yŏksa Publishers, 2009, 360 p.
  • Selected Writings of Han Yongun: From Social Darwinism to "Socialism with a Buddhist Face" (together with Owen Miller), Folkestone (UK), Global Oriental, 2008, 263 p.
  • Pak Noja's Ten Thousand Feelings Diary (Original title: Pak Noja ǔi Mangam ilgi), Seoul, Inmul kwa sasang Publishers, 2008, 367 p.

B) Recent (2008-2009) academic articles:

2009:

  • “Militarism and Anti-militarism in South Korea: “Militarized Masculinity” and the Conscientious Objector Movement” (revised version), - "The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, Vol. 12-1-09, March 16, 2009": http://www.japanfocus.org/VladimirTikhonov-MilitarismandAntimilitarisminSouthKoreaMilitarizedMasculinityandtheConscientiousObjectorMovement_ (English)
  • “Review essay: Izbrannaya bibliographiya literatury po Koree na russkom i zapadnoevropeiskih yazykah (Selected Bibliography of Literature on Korea in Russian and Western European Languages) by L.R.Kontsevich, Moscow: Pervoe Marta, 2008”, - Review of Korean Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 183-187 (English).
  • “Obituary: In Memoriam: Professor Mikhail Nikolaevich Pak (June 21, 1918 - April 16, 2009) “, - Acta Koreana, Vol. 12, No. 1, June 2009, pp. 239-242 (English).
  • K'waenama, ch'ǒnjae, yǒngung k'iugi (Bringing up a gallant young man, genius, and hero)”, - Vladimir Tikhonov, Kim Hyuncheol, Ko Misuk et. al., Ip'al ch'ǒngch'un kkottti nǔn ǒttǒk'e ch'ǒngsonyǒn i toeǒnna? (How the "blossoming 16 years olds" became "adolescents"?), Seoul: Inmul kwa sasang, 2009, pp. 112-166 (Korean).

2008:

  • “Burzhuaznaya revolyutsiya sverkhu? Reformy 1894-1895 gg. v Koree” (A bourgeois revolution from above? The 1894-1895 reforms in Korea). Koreya: Istoriya i sovremennost'. K devyanostoletiyu so dnya rozhdeniya professora Mikhaila Nikolaevicha Paka. Sbornik Statei (Korea: History and Modernity. Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Prof. Mikhail Nikolaevich Pak. Festschrift). Seoul, Namo Communications, 2008, pp. 117-131.
  • “Kankoku to teikokushugi“ (Korea and Imperialism), - Gendai no riron (Modern Theory), Vol. 14, 2008, pp. 149-164 (Japanese).
  • “Knowledge is Strength – Social Darwinism in Pre-colonial Education in Korea (1895–1910)”, - Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung, Vol. 32, 2008, pp. 219-243 (English)
  • “Review Essay: Religions of Korea in Practice”(Review of: RELIGIONS OF KOREA IN PRACTICE
    Edited by Robert E. Buswell, Jr. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007), - Religious Studies Review, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2008, pp. 153-159 (English).
  • “"Fight Fire with Fire" - Sin Ch'aeho (1880-1936) and his Anti-colonial Social Darwinist Nationalism -”, - Sogang Inmun Nonch'ong (Sogang Humanities Journal), Vol. 24, 2008, pp. 105-127 (English).
  • “Chasan An Hwak ege issǒsǒ ǔi minjok, mudo, yǒksa” (Nation, "Warrior's Way" and History in the Scholarship of Chasan An Hwak (1886-1946)), - Yǒlsang Kojǒn Yǒn'gu (Yǒlsang Journal of Classical Studies), Vol. 27, 2008, pp. 41-72 (Korean).
  • “K'waenama, ch'ǒnjae, yǒngung k'iugi: 1910-1930 nyǒndae Chosǒn esǒ ǔi adong, ch'ǒngsonyǒn hunyuk tamnon ǔi chǒn'gae” (Upbringing an Energetic Young Man, Genius, and Hero - Children and Youth Education Discourse in Korea in the 1910s-1930s), -Han'guk Minjok Undongsa Yǒn'gu (Research on the History of Korean National Movement), Vol. 56, 2008, pp. 6-57 (Korean).
  • “Lenin, panchayujuǔijǒk minjujuǔi hyǒngmyǒng ǔi hǔngmang” (Lenin - Rise and Fall of an Anti-Liberal Democratic Revolution), - Lenin kwa mirae hyeongmyeong [Lenin and the Future Revolution] , Seoul, Greenbee Publishers, 2008, pp. 103-145 (Korean).
  • “Ham Sǒkhǒn: Kunsajuǔi, kukkajuǔi rǔl kǔkpokhae naganǔn kil” (Ham Sokhon: The Way towards Overcoming Militarism and Statism), - Kukche Koryǒhak (International Journal of Korean Studies), Vol. 12, 2008, pp. 257-275 (Korean).

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