Welcome to International Council on Korean Studies!

The International Council on Korean Studies (ICKS) is a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of Korean studies and related academic and professional activities in the United States and abroad through conferences, seminars, publications, and other relevant activities.

The International Council on Korean Studies (ICKS or Gukje Hanguk Hakhoi) was found in March 1996 as a non profit and non partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of Korean studies and related academic and professional research in the field of Korean affairs in the United States as well as abroad through international.....

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Scholars or professionals who are interested in the objectives of the Council may apply for membership.  Students and spouses may apply for associate membership.

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A New Era of U.S.-Korean Relations:
The Impact of U.S. and Korean Presidential Elections

at The Heritage Foundation
SEPTEMBER 25, 2008, THURSDAY
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