Universiteit Leiden

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Hyojin Pak

PhD candidate

H.J. Pak
+31 71 527 4203

Fields of Interest

Hyojin is interested in the dynamics of social groups and environment, in particular, issues of human-material interactions, nature-society relations, and resulting meanings and discourses. Hyojin is fascinated by what happens to waste when it becomes the center of conflict and controversy in contemporary Korea, especially when rubbish seems contradict our assumptions.


PhD Research

Her research interests include political ecology; consumption and material culture; development studies; science and technology studies.

Supervisor: Prof. Kasia Cwiertka.

PhD candidate

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS Japan

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 3
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 1.11a


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