Donga Daily Carries Profile of NKIDP Coordinator James Person

Jun 03, 2013

Donga Daily recently carried a profile of NKIDP Coordinator James Person, highlighting Person's research on the origins and evolution of North Korea’s Juche ideology as well as the recent work of NKIDP.

The Donga article describes Person's research into the origins and evolution of North Korea’s national ideology of self-reliance (Juche) from 1953-1967 and his use of documents from the archives of North Korea’s former communist allies to learn more about North Korea's domestic politics and foreign relations. The article also introduces the recently launched Modern Korean History Portal, developed by NKIDP with the support of the Korea Foundation. 

To read the article in Korean, please click here to be redirected to the website of Donga Daily.

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  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant