institution of jirisan cultural studies 지리산권 문화의 지방문화 특성을 통한 미래의 인문학적 가치 창출

Greeting

Institute of Mt. Jiri Region Cultural Studies is a research institute that was founded in 2007 for the harmony of Yeongnam region and Honam region. For the establishment of this institute, in 1999, Sunchon National University and Gyeongsang National University made an agreement, in 2002, the National Assembly agreed to support the working expenses of this institute, and the construction of the institute was completed near Hwaeomsa in Gurye in 2007. As this institute aims for the harmony of Yeongnam region and Honam region, we established a consortium with Institute of Gyeongnam Culture of Gyeongsang National University and applied for Humanities Korea (HK) research program as “the Study of Mountainous Culture of Mt. Jiri” and was selected. With Institute of Gyeongnam Culture, Institute of Mt. Jiri Region Cultural Studies conducted various types of research including literature, history, philosophy, and ecology. This Institute also included Institute of Namdo Provincial Culture as an affiliated organization in 2007 and supported the publication of ‘The Namdo Munhwa Yongu’. In order to do its part as a core university in eastern Honam region, Center for Yeosu-Suncheon Studies, Center for Buddhist Studies, Center for Civic Education, and Center for Ecology and Culture Studies were established in 2014. We will continue to pursue the development of Institute of Mt. Jiri Region Cultural Studies.