Jawaharlal Nehru University’s  professor Ravikesh has been awarded the South Korean Deputy Prime Minister’s quotation for his contributions and analysis within the area of Korean research in India, the Korean Cultural Heart in New Delhi introduced on February 13. The award was collectively introduced by the Deputy Prime Minister and South Korea’s Division of Schooling.

Professor Ravikesh is the chairperson of Centre for Korean Research, College of Language, Literature & Tradition Research at JNU and has over 20 years of analysis expertise within the area of Korean Research, in keeping with a press launch by the college.

On February 9, JNU Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar additionally issued an announcement on Twitter following the presentation of the award.

His core analysis consists of Korean language educating, trendy Korean literature, aesthetics, literary translation, and facets of e-Studying in educating a overseas language.

Having noticed the expansion in reputation and the demand for Korean language and tradition in India over the previous decade, in 2016, Prof. Ravikesh began a venture titled “Rising Korea and Korean Research in India and South Asia: Comparative and Inter-disciplinary Approaches” primarily based at JNU, involving college from numerous educational establishments in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Nepal, that permits and assists students who want to interact in collaborative analysis and study Korean language, literature and tradition, even when their core analysis will not be East Asian research.

A few of Prof. Ravikesh’s chosen publications embody ‘India and Korea: Views on Language, Literature and Tradition’ supported by the Korea Basis (2008), ‘Korea: EkParichay’ (translated & edited; 2013) supported by The Ministry of Cultural and Tourism, Republic of Korea, ‘Fashionable Korean Literature for Foreigners’ (co-authored in Korean; 2014), ‘Korean Research in Indian & South Asia; Vol-III’ (2016) and ‘Dimensions of India-Korea Relations’ (2019).

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The college was the primary establishment of upper training in India to supply programs in Korean language, literature and tradition, when it launched a pre-degree diploma course in 1976 and later, a full time B.A. (Hons) programme in 1995, adopted by an M.A programme in 1998.

Acknowledging the rising demand for Korean language within the nation, significantly pushed by lovers of Korean in style tradition, in 2020, Korean was launched as a selection for second language in colleges on the secondary degree; a results of the work and petitions of the Embassy of South Korea in India, the Korean Cultural Heart and Korean language educators in India.



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