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The Korea Now Podcast

Nov 22, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Tycho van der Hoog. They speak about the National Heroes’ Acre monuments in Namibia and Zimbabwe, how these North Korean-built monuments ended up there, the history and extent of such North Korean influence and presence in...


Nov 15, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with John Bocskay. They take a walking tour of the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan while speaking about the construction and maintenance of the cemetery, the design and its purpose, the important landmarks, the...


Nov 8, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Leighanne Yuh. They speak about the tumult and geopolitical pressures within the Late-Choson dynasty, the growing influence of foreign powers, the forced opening of the country to international trade, the tensions between the...


Oct 3, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Sean King. They speak about the long running analogy and lessons that are drawn between German reunification and the hopes of Korean reunification, the origins and causes of each division, the impact and placements of...


Sep 27, 2020

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Minsoo Kang. They speak about the Record of the Virtue of Queen Inhyeon, Lady Min, the importance of this story in both Korean history and continuing into the present day, the historical context of the story and the central...