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Articles by Heonik Kwon

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Heonik Kwon is a Senior Research Fellow of Social Anthropology at Trinity College, University of Cambridge and an APJ contributing editor. Currently he is part of the Mega Asia research group in Seoul National University Asia Center. Author of several prizewinning books on the social history of the Vietnam War and Asia’s Cold War, his most recent work is After the Korean War: An Intimate History (Cambridge, 2020). The research for this work received generous support from the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2016-LAB-2250005). The early version of this article was prepared for State Fiction: The Gaze of a Neutral Mission in the Korean DMZ, a public exhibition and forum at the Swiss Culture Center of Paris in October 2021. I thank Denise Bertschi and Claire Hoffmann.