William E. Skillend
Skillend was born in Liverpool and went on to study at Christ's College Cambridge, where he took a first in Japanese. After completing his Doctorate there, he became one of the generation of British orientalists who started as military translators (in his case at Bletchly Park).
He established the Association for Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE) in 1977.
- Kodae Sosol: A Survey of Korean Traditional Style Popular Novels, SOAS 1968
- Times Obituary
- 'The early days, 1947–55' by William E. Skillend in " Fifty years of Japanese at Cambridge 1948–98 A chronicle with reminiscences Compiled and edited by Richard Bowring © Faculty of Oriental Studies University of Cambridge 1998