SPEAKER and discussant

  • Speaker: Dr Soontaree Larprungrueng (Burapha University, Thailand)

  • Discussant: Dr Dong-Bae Lee (Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and Cultures, The University of Queensland)
  • MC: H. A. Prof. Jae-Hoon Jung (Co-Director, KSC, The University of Queensland)


Dr Soontaree Larprungrueng is an associate professor in the Korean language section of the Oriental languages department at the Burapha University in Thailand. She is also serving as a vice dean for Academic, Research and Innovation Affairs of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Burapha University. She received her master's and a doctoral degree from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Her research interests include Korean studies and Korean language. So far, she has published 17 journal articles, 3 books and translated 7 books with regard to the Korean studies and the Korean language, and is actively engaged in her research