The author of this blog will be offline and trekking, via San Francisco, in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California for the next week.
In the meantime, Goethe U. in Frankfurt is looking to fund M.A. students in East Asian Studies, a Yalu River drama hits German screens, and a tremendous report has been released chronicling the eight-year propaganda campaign within the DPRK for a successor to Kim Jong-Il.
Enjoy! and don’t forget to check out a handful of slides from the Chinese-North Korean border from my sojourn there earlier this month.