Centre for Australian Studies (CAS)

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The Centre for Australian studies (CAS) is the only one of its kind in Korea, and its mission is to "Connect Australia and Korea through Research, Education and Networking.” It offers a venue for Australian visitors from various areas like business, science, culture, and politics to meet their Korean counterparts as well as the public. To disseminate knowledge on Australia, the CAS holds regular seminars. It organized an international conference on “Australia’s Multiculturalism and Lessons for Korea” in September 2009, sponsored by the Australia Korea Foundation, and published “Understanding Contemporary Australia” (2011).

Director : Heejin Lee

  • Heejin Lee is Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Yonsei University. He studied business administration (BA) and sociology (MA) at Seoul National University, and then obtained his PhD in Information Systems at London School of Economic and Political Science. Before joining GSIS, Yonsei, he worked for Brunel University, UK and the University of Melbourne (2002-2006).

Curriculum Vitae :

  • his current areas of research and interest include information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) and China’s ICT standards policy.
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