AffinitiesIndia & Korea by: Pankaj Mittal , Daisy , Ravi Bhushan
The book delves deep into all aspects of bilateral relationship between India and Korea on commercial, cultural, economic, educational, historic, language and literature, political, science and technology, and trade. Taking a cue from the socio-economic growth of Korea, it suggests to move up India in its economic ladder to lead Asia from the front.
Year Of Publication: 2014
Pages : x, 262p.
Bibliographic Details : Bibliography; Index
Language : English
Binding : Hardcover
Publisher: D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
This volume is comprised of the proceedings of an international conference on IndiaKorea Relations: Past and Present, dealing with India’s relationship with Korea since ce 48. While Buddhism was the amblical cord of Indian relationship with Korea in the first millennium, the end of Cold War has helped to scale up their relations to a new league. Complimenting their bilateral relationship are the Look East Policy of India and the New Asia Initiative of Korea.
These economic giants of Asia have many things in common to share, give and take in the post-colonial era. The rag to richess story of the miracle on the Han River gives impetus to India’s surge in the economic front. From a hermit-kingdom image, Korea now stands tall among the Asian countries with its rapid socio-economic progress and a per capita income of US $ 22,000. Its advancements in education, science and technology, and defence deserve kudos.
The book thus delves deep into all aspects of bilateral relationship commercial, cultural, economic, educational, historic, language and literature, political, science and technology, and trade. Both the countries have experienced drastic economic progress, increase in trade volumes, Korean corporates investing in India vis- -vis Indian companies in Korea. A target-trading volume of US $ 40 billion by the year 2015 tells a vibrant story. Also, both are committed in making Asia the most happening region.
The book provides a graphic account of all these developments, shedding light on India’s low per capita income of US $ 1,219 and suggesting to put her acts together, to lead Asia from the front.
1. Conference Rationale
2. IndiaKorea Cultural Relations
3. Korea and India: Lessons in Economy
4. Korea and India: Interchange of Technology
5. An Indian State and Korea: The Road of Co-operation
Bhupinder Singh Hooda
6. The Ambassadors Keynote: Korea and India
7. Korean Language Education and Korean Studies in India
8. Koreas Indian Connection and the Tradition of Language Learning and Translation
Ramesh Chand Sharma
9. IndicAsian Studies Towards an Alternative Cosmopolitanism
Makarand R. Paranjape
10. Constructing a Trajectory of Cultural Transactions Through Translation Between India and Korea
Avadhesh K. Singh
11. Buddhism: The India and Korea Connector
12. The IndiaKorea Dynamic Relationship
13. Literature of Beyond Towards out of Eurocentrism
14. Two Different Metaphysics of Language
15. Aesthetic Experience in Jeong Ji Yongs Poetry
16. Feminism in Yi Moon-Yeol’s Novel Seontaek (Choice)
Kim Young soon
17. The Unification Policies of the Republic of Korea from 1988 to the Present
18. Analysing Deepening Strategic Partnership Among India, South Korea, the United States and Japan
Sanjeev K. Shrivastav
19. Reconstruction and Development
20. Trade, Commerce: Past, Present and the Possibilities
21. What India Has Given
i. Cultural Interflow Between India and Korea
ii. Buddhism as the Creative Vision of Korea
iii. Gandavyuha and the Korean Cave of Sokkuram