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Seoul

Seoul

Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

Title: Seoul

Date: ca. 1904

Type: Photographs

Description: The South Gate of ‘Kyongbokkung’ (Kyongbok Palace) is seen prior to annexation when it was moved to make way for the new capitol. One of the twin haetae (fire-eating monsters) which protected the palaces from fire is depicted here in front of the reconstructed gate. Source: Adams, Edward B. Palaces of Seoul : Yi Dynasty palaces in Korea’s capital city, 1972. P. 172.

Inscription/Marks: Inscription in ink, presumably in WDS hand: ‘Seoul’

Identifier: 1260.60.09.31.02

Persistent URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xm6

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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