of Indian Studies, Humanities Korea Plus Project Team (HK+) at Hankuk
University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) hosted a special lecture by Professor
Kang, Sung Yong from Center for South Asian Studies at Seoul National
University on May 31st
(Mon.). The title of the lecture was “India’s Vaccine
Diplomacy to Counter China”.
□ India’s total coronavirus caseload broke
the 9 million mark in November 2020, taking a heavy toll on all over India. In
particular, the migrant workers have faced difficulties including return
migration and threats to survival due to the pandemic and lockdown. To solve the
problem, different economic agents involved in economy should agree on and set
a consistent goal.
Kang, Sung Yong graduated from Seoul National University and earned his master’s degree and Ph.D. in Indian Studies at
University of Hamburg. He taught at the Seoul National University and Korea
University and worked as a Research Associate at the University of Vienna. He
has been a assistant professor since 2010 and work as a director of Center for South
Asian Studies at Seoul National University.
□ More than 30 participants were attended this on-line lecture.