The JISEAS received the 2023 Research Excellence Award

The Jeonbuk National University Institute for Southeast Asian Studies’ work was selected as one of the best 50 research performances in South Korea. The selection was made for those to promote academic advancement among 13,600 government-funded scientific, humanities, and social science projects done in 2022. The JISEAS’ research and activities were evaluated as eminent in distinctiveness, ramifications, and usability criteria. On behalf of the JISEAS, Director Je Seong Jeon received the Award from the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education on Dec 8, 2023.

The JISEAS has worked with the theme “People-centered Labor, Healthcare, and Welfare in Southeast Asia,” enthusiastically conducting research, publicizing the outcomes, and sharing knowledge through various channels. The institute makes this achievement owing to collaboration in a spirit of solidarity and openness not only within the institute but also with other like-minded scholars, activists, practitioners, and organizations.

Thanks to all who are willing to lend your support and cooperation beyond personal and organizational boundaries with a good cause of solidarity.