Laureate of the Louis Dumont Prize 2021
Published at 8 November 2021
Kang Daehoon has been a PhD student in anthropology at EHESS since 2020. After graduating from Seoul National University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in oceanography, he worked as a researcher at the South Korean Institute of Marine Science and Technology (KIOST) from 2013 to 2015. Sent several times on research trips to Palau, Fiji, and the Federated States of Micronesia, he discovered worlds hitherto completely unknown to him. It was on this occasion that anthropology fascinated him. Then, he resumed his master's studies (anthropology) at Seoul University and EHESS.
Migrate, live and dream on an island. Neo-rural migration to Jeju Island, South Korea and transformation of a village community
Keywords: Jeju Island (South Korea), migration, neo-rural, village community, shamanic religiosity
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