July 03, 2022

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David Tizzard

David A. Tizzard (@Hesp365) has a Ph.D. in Korean Studies and lectures at Seoul Women’s University and Hanyang University. He is a social and cultural commentator who has lived in Korea for nearly two decades. He is also the host of the Korea Deconstructed podcast.

More articles by 'David Tizzard'

Discuss the North openly in South Korea

Discuss the North openly in South Korea

Fear of being branded a traitor stifles study of the North, holds back constructive discussion

Discuss the North openly in South Korea
David Tizzard
David Tizzard April 25, 2016
Ignorance is bliss: Fewer and fewer South Koreans study the North

Ignorance is bliss: Fewer and fewer South Koreans study the North

What we lose when there are fewer people studying the enemy is something computers can’t replace

Ignorance is bliss: Fewer and fewer South Koreans study the North
David Tizzard
David Tizzard April 1, 2016
Sanctions or sense: How to make North Korea listen

Sanctions or sense: How to make North Korea listen

One cannot expect Pyongyang to stop weapons proliferation when that's what they're doing

Sanctions or sense: How to make North Korea listen
David Tizzard
David Tizzard March 18, 2016
Does Kim Jong Un believe Republicans want to ‘take him out?’

Does Kim Jong Un believe Republicans want to ‘take him out?’

What does the future hold for U.S.-NK relations when candidates openly talk of assassination?

Does Kim Jong Un believe Republicans want to ‘take him out?’
David Tizzard
David Tizzard March 4, 2016
Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient

Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient

Those who say 'take Pyongyang at its word' don’t do so regarding its satellite launches

Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient
David Tizzard
David Tizzard February 19, 2016
The quest for a hangover cure: N.Koreans are just as human as us

The quest for a hangover cure: N.Koreans are just as human as us

Can Northerners stop hangovers with ginseng? Probably not, but the claim tells us a lot

The quest for a hangover cure: N.Koreans are just as human as us
David Tizzard
David Tizzard February 5, 2016
S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda

S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda

Temperatures drop, tensions rise, and Seoul joins in the Orwellian chorus

S.Korea lowers itself with loudspeaker propaganda
David Tizzard
David Tizzard January 22, 2016
Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?

Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?

Why do all talks about the future of the Korean peninsula revolve around reunification?

Athletics and operatings systems: A future with two Koreas?
David Tizzard
David Tizzard January 11, 2016