Yee Rem Kim

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Yee Rem Kim is a PhD student in Modern Korean History. She received her B.A. in International Studies from Yonsei University (Seoul, 2018). She completed her M.A. at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, 2021). Her research interests lie in the social and cultural history of the Korean diaspora, more commonly known as Koryo saram, from the early 20th century until post-Korean War period. Her work focuses on tracing the history of their movement across borders and political culture while engaging with politics of race. Her interactions with Koryo-in communities in Kyiv, Ukraine throughout her childhood have helped her formulate her research project.