On episode 86 of The Korea File, Ji-hoon Suk, a University of Michigan Ph.D. student in Asian History and a keen observer of cultural heritage in the metropolis, joins host Andre Goulet to explore the rich historic legacy of some prominent hanok affected by development.
Plus: critiquing the city government’s too-little-too-late policy on managing gentrification, debunking so-called “heritage garden” Seongnagwon, investigating the architectural secrets of Seoul’s long-lost Cheongnyangni 588 red-light district and more.
This episode was produced in collaboration with the Royal Asiatic Society- Korea Branch (RASKB). Find out about upcoming lectures and tours at www.raskb.com
Music courtesy of Creative Commons.
This conversation was recorded on August 25th, 2019.