University of Tübingen
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies
Department of Korean Studies
Wilhelmstr. 133, Room 61
As the department is currently closed to the public, there are no office hours.
Jong-Chol An completed his doctorate degree in modern Korean history at the Seoul National University, Korea and obtained law degree at the University of Hawaii in Manoa, USA. He is a specialist in the field of historical relations between Korea and the USA, of Christianity in Korea, and of the history of Korean law. He has written American Missionaries and Korean-American Relations, 1931-1948: Withdrawal from Education Mission, Wartime Cooperation, and the American Military Administration (in Korean) as well as over twenty articles in Korean and English. Prof. An is currently working on the history of Korean law, with particular focus on the U.S. occupation of Korea and the era of the Cold War (1945-1953). He is particularly interested in the social change in Korea through law and society perspective.
From 2009 to 2011, Prof. An was a HK (Humanities Korea) Research Professor at Inha University. He is currently in editorial board of the Journal of Northeast Asian History (in English) and the Journal of Legal History (in Korean). He taught a broad number of BA and MA courses such as Modern Korean History and Law and Society in Korea in several universities in Korea.
Prof. An actively engages in projects that deal with the history of Korean law and the Cold War culture.
J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Ph.D., Department of Korean History
Seoul National University
M.A., Regional Studies-East Asia
M.A., Department of Korean History
Seoul National University
B.A., Department of Korean History
Seoul National University
- 2016-present: Tuebingen Global Korea Project (Core University), Academy of Korea, Deputy Director
- 2016-17: Academy of Korean Studies Grant: Korean Studies Promotion Program, Project director
- 2016: National Institute of Korean History Annual Research Grant
- 2013: New Haven Community Development Grant, USA
- 2010: Institute of Seoul Studies Annual Research Grant
- 2010: Institute for Korean Church History Book Publication Grant
- 2008: Institute for Korean Church History Doctoral Dissertation Grant
- Association for Asian Studies (AAS), since 2002
- Institute for Korean Church History, since 2005 (board member since 2009)
- Korean Society of Legal History, since 2007 (board member since 2016)
- History of Pre-Modern Korea
- History of Modern Korea
- Social and Cultural Theory in Korea
- Korean Culture
- Law and Society in Korea
- History of Korean-American Relations
- History of International Relations of Korea
- Miguk sŏn’gyosa wa Hanmi kwang’ye, 1931-1948: kyoyuk ch’ŏlsu, chŏnsi hyŏmnyŏk, kŭrigo Mi kunjŏng [American Missionaries and Korean-American Relations, 1931-1948: withdrawal from education mission, wartime cooperation, and the American military administration] (Seoul: Institute for Korean Church History, 2010). In Korean, based upon Ph.D. dissertation.
- “Making a State Known Internationally: Charles Pergler’s Activities for the Czechoslovak Republic during and after World War I” in Korea in Eastern Europe: Perceptions and Cultural Connections, edited by Ji-Sun Kim pp. 26-42. Vienna: Praesens Verlag, March 2016.
- “Miguk chedokwŏn Han’gukhak ŭi t’ansaeng kwa Miguk ŭi tae Han insik: Choji M. Maekk’yun ŭl chungsim ŭiro” [The rise of American institutions’ Korean Studies and the American perception of Korea: George M. McCune]. In Segye sok ŭi Han’guksa [Korean history in the world], edited by Yi T’aejin Kyosu Chŏngnyŏn Kinyŏm Nonch’ong Wiwŏnhoe, pp. 415–34. P’aju, Kyŏnggi-do: T’aehaksa, 2009.
- “George M. McCune: Korea.” In A Daughter’s Journey: Evelyn B. McCune, edited by Heather M. Thompson and Darlene M. Blackwood, pp. 123–153. [Unknown City in the US]: Lulu, 2006.
- Anders Karlsson, “Beyond the Great Tradition: Recent European Scholarship on the History of Chosŏn Korea” translated into Korean, 앤드슨 칼슨(안종철 역), ““위대한 전통”을 넘어서: 유럽에서의 조선시대 역사연구의 최근 동향,” 역사와 현실, 90: 411–436. December 2013.
- Jongchang Ahn, Suaini Sura, Jong-Chol An, “Intention to donate via Social Network Sites (SNSs): a comparison study between Malaysian and south Korean users,” Information Technology & People 31 (2018 forthcoming).
“Modifying the Hague Convention?: US Military Occupation of Korea and Japanese Religious Property in Korea, 1945-1948,” Acta Koreana 21/1 (June 2018): 529-553.
“1960nyŏndae Han’guk esŏŭi “kŭndaehwaron” suyong kwa Han’guksa insik”[“Modernization Theory” and Korean Historiography in the 1960s: With a Focus on Korea University and Dongguk University Conferences]. In Korean. Inmun nonch’ong 74/2 (May 2017): forthcoming.
- “T’alnaengjŏn chŏnhu Tokil ŭi siminkwŏn chedo wa ijumin jŏngch’aek ŭi pyŏnhwa-kukjŏkpŏp kwa iminpŏp ŭl chungsimŭiro”[The Changes of German Citizenship and Immigration Policy around Post-Cold War Era: Focus on Nationality Law and Immigration Law]. In Korean. Sach’ong 90 (January 2017): 221-249.
“Making a State Known Internationally: Charles Pergler’s Activities for the Czechoslovak Republic during and after World War I” in Korea in Eastern Europe: Perceptions and Cultural Connections, Wiener Beiträge zur Koreaforschung VII (2015), edited by Ji-Sun Kim pp. 26-42. Vienna: Praesens Verlag, March 2016.
- “19 segi ‘kukchepŏp’ ŭi sŏngkyŏk kwa choilsuhochokyu (1876)” [19th Century “International Law” and Korean-Japanese Treaty (1876)]. In Korean. Yŏksa pipyŏng 114 (February 2016): 113-136.
- “Who Are the First Koreans? The First Korean Nationality Law (1948) and Its Limits,” Papers of British Association of Korean Studies 16 (2015): 23-44.
- “Hawai wŏnjumin munje e taehan yŏksajŏk chaengjŏm kwa Mi yŏnbank taebŏpwŏn ŭi kwallyŏn pangyŏl punsŏk”[Analysis of historical issues on Native Hawaiians and relevant US Supreme Court cases].In Korean. Pŏp sahak yŏn’gu 48 (October 2013): 275-305.
- “Chuil taesa Edwin Raishawŏ ŭi ‘Kŭndaehwa ron’ kwa Han’guksa insik”[US Ambassador to Japan, Edwin O. Reischauer’s ‘Modernization theory’ and his perception of Korean history]. In Korean. Yŏksa munche yŏn’gu 29 (April 2013): 145-170.
- “Adŏ Pek’ŏ ŭi kyoyuk sŏn’gyo hwaldong kwa ‘Yŏnhap Kidokgyo Taehak’ sŏllip” [The educational ministry of Arthur L. Becker and the founding of a ‘United Christian College’]. In Korean. Han’guk Kidokkyo wa yŏksa 34 (March 2011): 249–275.
- “Williŏm Kŭrip’isŭ ŭi Ilbon kwa Han’guk insik, 1876-1910” [William E. Griffis’ perception of Japan and Korea, 1876-1910]. In Korean. Ilbon yŏn’gu 15 (February 2011): 439–461.
- “1930-40 nyŏndae Namsan sojae Kyŏngsŏng Hoguk Sinsa ŭi Kŏllip, hwaryong, kŭrigo haebang hu pyŏnhwa” [The founding, usage, and the post-war change of the Keijō Gōkoku Jinjya during the 1930-40s]. In Korean. Sŏulhak yŏn’gu 42 (February, 2011): 49–74.
- “No Distinction between Sacred and Secular: Horace H. Underwood and Korean-American Relations, 1934-1948,” Seoul Journal of Korean Studies 23/2 (December 2010): 225–246.
- “1930 nyŏndae Mun Ilp’yŏng ŭi ‘munhwa minjok chuŭi’ sahak ŭi sidae sasang” [The current ideas in the historiography of the Mun Ilpyŏng’s cultural nationalism in the 1930s]. In Korean. Han’guk sasang sahak 36 (December 2010): 395–425.
- “Haebang chŏnhu Adŏ Pŏnsŭ ŭi hwaltong kwa Miguk ŭi tae Han chŏngch’aek” [Arthur C. Bunce’s activities and the US policy toward Korea around the time of Korean liberation from Japan]. In Korean. Miguksa yŏn’gu 31 (May 2010): 139–167.
- “Chonggyo wa kukka ŭirye sai: 1920-30 nyŏndae Ilbon Sindo rŭl tullŏssan Chosŏn nae kaltŭng kwa sŏguindŭl ŭi insik” [Between religion and state ritual: disputes about the Japanese Shinto and westerner’s perception in colonial Korea during the 1920-1930s]. In Korean. Han’gukhak yŏn’gu 22 (May 2010): 25–47.
- Justine Guichard. Regime Transition and the Judicial Politics of Enmity: Democratic Inclusion and Exclusion in South Korean Constitutional Justice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xviii, 248 pp. In Journal of Asian Studies 76/2 (May 2017): 540-542.
- Michael E. Robinson. Korea’s Twentieth-Century Odyssey. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007. 220 pp. In Korean Studies 32 (2008): 177–180.
- Donald N. Clark. Living Dangerously in Korea: The Western Experience, 1900–1950. Norwalk, Connecticut: East Bridge, 2003. 455 pp. In Korean. In Han’guk kŭnhyŏndaesa yŏn’gu 48 (Spring 2009): 181–190.
- “Christentum in Korea: Ein Überblick,” in Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg, Uri Korea: Kundthistorische und ethnografische Beiträge zur Ausstellung (Verlag GmbH, 2017): 230-241.
- “Mi Puk Changnogyo sŏn’gyosa Ŏndŏudŭ 2 se (Wŏn Han’gyŏng) ŭi hwaltong, 1942–1947” [The activity of an American Northern Presbyterian missionary Underwood II (Wŏn Han’gyŏng), 1942–1947]. In Korean. Han’guk Kidokkyo yŏksa yŏn’guso sosik 83 (July 2008): 75–78.
- “Sinsa ch’ambae ŭi chŏngch’ihak” [The political science of Shinto shrine worship]. In Korean. Han’guk Kidokkyo yŏksa yŏn’guso sosik 82 (April 2008): 84–85.
- “Charyo sogae: 1942 nyŏn songhwan Mi oegyogwan kwa sŏn’gyosadŭl ŭi Kŭripsom ho sŏnsang pogoso [Source introduction: The 1942 returned American diplomats and missionaries’ voyage report from Gripsholm]. In Korean. Han’guk Kidokkyo yŏksa yŏn’guso sosik 75 (July 2006): 31–38.
- “Singminji sigi P’yŏngyang chiyŏk Yun Sanon (George S. McCune) sŏn’gyosa ŭi hwaltong kwa kŭ ŭi kajok ŭi Han’gukhak yŏn’gu” [The activity of the colonial-era P’yŏngyang region missionary Yun Sanon (George S. McCune) and his family’s research in Korean Studies]. In Korean. Han’guk Kidokkyo yŏksa yŏn’guso sosik 70 (April 2005): 29–41.