The numerous interdisciplinary seminars and workshops provide students a platform where we can encounter a diversity of scholars and discourses. It is definitely challenging, but at the same time it is also intellectually fulfilling. Every time I overcome a hurdle at the Institute, I can feel myself growing as an anthropologist and as a researcher. There is no doubt that my supervisors and the other teachers at the Institute are eager to see their students succeed. The relationships between the teachers and the students, and between students and other students, are based on a foundation of constructive criticisms and continuous encouragement.
Reproductive health, motherhood, postpartum care, kinship relations, state policy, fertility, household decision-making
Negotiations of Postpartum Care and Motherhood in Contemporary South Korea