Hematopolitics in South Korea and Japan

We are delighted to welcome Jiuen Kim, a newly appointed Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the School of Languages, Cultures and  Societies, to present at our next meeting on

 Hematopolitics in South Korea and Japan

The seminar will take place on

21st November


Room 12.39 Social Sciences Building

Jiuen is a socio-cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on social marginalisation and the naturalisation of social inequalities based on perceptions of bodily and social difference. This presentation will explore her research on blood banks.


Everyone with an interest in these topics is welcome to attend, so please share this invitation with colleagues and postgraduate students.


Image: Licensed Creative Commons Science Museum Group. Blood plasma bag, labelled ‘AB’, filled with theatrical blood. 2000-718. Science Museum Group Collection Online. Accessed October 26, 2018. https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co525902.