Hyeong Woo Lee
Former Visiting Fellow
Professor Hyeong Woo Lee is currently a Visiting Fellow at ISDP. Professor Lee has been conferred his doctoral degree at Oxford University in 2000. As a professor of Jeonbuk National University, S. Korea, he teaches Paleolithic culture and human evolution. He has been a visiting scholar at McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge University (2008-2010). His major field of study is Paleolithic archaeology with an interest in interpreting the lithic variations of the Acheulian handaxes occurring in the Korean peninsula. Currently, he also works in reading the archaeological texts produced under contemporary political contexts.
Publications by Hyeong Woo Lee
North Korean Nationalism: Reading the Paleolithic Text
North Korea, after over seven decades since establishment, continues to be poorly understood. The paucity of knowledge regarding the country is not only a matter of the lack of access […]