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Dr Haekyung Um PhD, MA, BA

Director of Postgraduate Research and Lecturer in Music Music


    Personal Statement

    I completed my musical training at Seoul National University and my PhD in Anthropology and Ethnomusicology at Queen’s University Belfast. I subsequently received grants and fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust and the Economic and Social Research Council in the UK and from the International Institute for Asian Studies in the Netherlands that took me to Central Asia, Russia and China. I am a kayagûm zither player and kagok singer.I am currently serving as a council member for the Society for Ethnomusicology and is the UK representative for the World Association for Hallyu Studies.