[Activity] Institute of Indian Studies HK+ Project Team Holds the 2nd …
It was part of a program for later generation of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Institute of Indian Studies HK+ Team Research
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies(President In Chul Kim) Institute of Indian Studies(Director Chan Wahn Kim: Professor of India and ASEAN Studies in Graduate School of International and Areas Studies) held the 2nd Indian-South Asia Graduate/Undergraduate Thesis Competition Awarding Ceremony at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Seoul Campus International Building Room no. 203 on Wednesday, June 17th 2 p.m.
In this competition for the next generation of research, two thesis topics of “Great Transition of India” and “Free Topic on India and South Asia” were given, and 26 theses were submitted by graduate and undergraduate students from different parts of the country.
For fair evaluation, the nine external experts, consist of university professors and researchers, and three from the project team, and again in the internal evaluation committee has selected total five theses for the awards, with one for Grand Award, one for Excellence Award, and three for Commendation Award.
For Grand Award, Analysis of Consumption of Food of Hypertensive Indian Men Based on Grossman Model of Health Demand by Jingi Won at Korea University was selected. For Excellence Award, Research on the Structural Change of India’s Transport Services and Its Ripple Effect by Hyeonhyuk Park at Sungkyunkwan University was selected. For Commendation Award, Examination on Great Transition of Indian Defense Industry and Defense Cooperation Between South Korea and India through SWOT-PEST Analysis of Defense Industry in Both Countries by Hyejeong Yang, Jihun Ha, and Gyeonguk Jeong at Chung-Ang University, Justification of National Violence via Nationalism: 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots and Jeju Uprising by Seonju Heo and Eungyeong Song at Jeju National University, and finally Different types of Middle Powers and Participation in WTO Dispute Settlement System: Comparing Astralia, South Korea, India, and Brazil by Yunhui Kim at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies were selected.
Director Chan Wahn Kim of Institute of Indian Studies HK+ project team said “The population of India is expected to reach 1.438 billion by 2024 and become the first in population before China (1.436 billion). There is an increasing need for Experts in India following the New Southern Policy of Korean Government and the expansion of the businesses entering Indian market. Institute of Indian Studies is planning to contribute to foster of experts in India and expansion of Indian Studies through programs for later generations of research.”