ké cast S2 E4: Being Ethnic Korean in China

ké cast S2 E4: Being Ethnic Korean in China


With a unique cultural and geographical history going back centuries, Joseonjok are considered too different to be fully Chinese in China while simultaneously “not good enough” as Koreans to fit in in South Korea.

In this conversation, writer Eddie Park joins host Andre Goulet to discuss his recent investigative reporting from the Korean Autonomous Prefecture in Yanbian, China. This interview was recorded on Oct. 25, 2018.

Listen to this episode on YouTube, iTunes, Google Play, etc. or download the audio on AudioBoom. And read Park’s piece on the predicament facing ethnic Koreans in China here.


Cover image: Korean businesses in Yanbian, China (Credit: Eddie Park)

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