K-Pop and the Korean Wave with Jimmyn Parc


Jimmyn Parc of Sciences Po speaks with Satoko Naito of the University of Turku about the global popularity of K-Pop and the history of the Korean Wave (Hallyu), highlighting significant factors like Korea-Japan political relations, copyright laws, and digitisation. Dr. Parc also explains how consumer trends and collaborations with producers from Nordic countries have contributed to make K-Pop the international phenomenon it is today.

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a collaboration sharing expertise on Asia across the Nordic region, brought to you by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen, along with our academic partners: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo, and the Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University.

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Satoko Naito

Satoko Naito is a docent of Japanese studies at the Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku, Finland. Research interests include Japanese literature, cultural history, and gender studies.

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