London EC1V 0HB
Insub is a forth-year Ph.D. researcher whose doctoral project attempts to identify and investigate through ethnographic approaches into the relationship between multiculturalism and the symbolic reconstruction of Itaewon, a multicultural neighbourhood in Seoul, South Korea. His project is supervised by Professor Andy C. Pratt and Dr. Diana Yeh.
Insub's research interests extend to various fields of social science including urban sociology, human geography, tourism and leisure studies, place-making or -branding, subcultures, and media studies. He is also interested in local and global fashion industries, particularly in boutique retailers in both the UK and South Korea.
Insub holds a First Class Honour for BA in Tourism and Cultural Industries at Kyung Hee University, South Korea, and an Upper-Second Class Honour for MA in International Cultural Policy and Management at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He was awarded with several scholarships during his attendance to college.
Prior to joining City, University of London as doctoral student, Insub worked as a research assistant at Korea Culture and Tourism Institute (KCTI) where he managed and monitored a nationwide project on cultural urban regeneration run by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of South Korea.
- MPhil in Cultural Policy and Management, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Feb 2020 – Jun 2021
- MA in International Cultural Policy and Management, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, Oct 2017 – Dec 2018
- BA in Tourism and Cultural Industries, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of, Mar 2010 – Feb 2017
- Research Assistant, Korea Culture and Tourism Institute (KCTI), Apr – Dec 2019
- Research Assistant, Seoul Institute, Jun – Aug 2015
- Sergeant (military service), Republic of Korea Army, Mar 2012 – Dec 2013
English (can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review) and Korean (can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review).
- Asia - East