Maxwell Professor Han Jong-Woo creates digital archive of the Korean War

A group of South Korean and U.S. academics, led by adjunct assistant professor of political science Han Jong-Woo, is working to revisit the Korean War six decades later in a tech-savvy way: by digitizing photos, maps, official documents and video footage of interviews with war veterans. “There are Internet sites related to the Korean War but there is no site yet to systemically collect wide-ranging materials and enable searches as well,” Han said. “Once the digital archives are established, you will be able to study the Korean War in detail, shown from the angle of war veterans.”

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