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Aram Hur
Aram Hur in China.JPG
Aram Hur
Born (1971-03-04) March 4, 1971 (age 48)
NationalitySouth Korean
Scientific career
FieldsLiterature
Education
Humanities
Global justice
InstitutionsIndigo Book Company
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationHeo Aram
McCune–ReischauerHŏ Aram

Aram Hur is a South Korean teacher, practicing humanist, educator, publisher, lecturer, and social entrepreneur.

Biography[edit]

Aram Hur was born in Miryang, South Korea on March 4, 1971, and grew up in Busan. She received her BA and MA from Pusan National University and has lectured on literature, philosophy, art, linguistics and educational studies.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Hur is the founder and chairperson of Indigo Book Company (인디고 서원) which is located in Busan, South Korea. [5] Opened on 28 August 2004, it is a humanities bookstore for young people which also hosts public events, educational movements, and social activities;[6] it is a combination of nonprofit book publisher, magazine (Humanities Magazine for Youths "INDIGO+ing"),[7] bookstore, after-school course program, and community center. Indigo represents a vibrant progressive and humanistic counterweight with its idealism and engagement to the world. She is a founding member and chief director of Indigo Youth Book Fair. And she recently opened a vegetarian restaurant, Ecotopia[8]- the combination of the words: ‘ecology’ and ‘utopia’, which has become a favorite cafe of many young idealists in the environmental and global-justice movements.[9]All proceeds from Ecotopia are donated to Indigo's Library Projects in the remote villages of Nepal.[10]

Publications[edit]

  • My Beautiful Girl, Indigo (2005)[11]
  • Theme and Variations Vol. I/II (2006)
  • Happy Readings in Indigo Seowon (2007)
  • Toto meets Morrie-Humanities Class with Teacher Aram (2007)
  • Youths with Creative Passion, Dreaming a Better World (2007)
  • Living a Dream: A journey of Young Creative Idealists (2008)
  • Youths dream of Righteous World, Communicating with the World (2009)
  • This I Believe (2009)
  • INDIGO+ing Bi-monthly Humanities Magazine for Youth (Korean/English), started 2006
  • INDIGO Quarterly Humanities Magazine for Young People (English), started 2010
  • Re-evaluation of Values: A Journey in Search of Core Values (2010)
  • To Love Is To Read (2011)
  • Demanding the Impossible: An Interview with Slavoj Žižek (Polity Press, 2013)[12][13][14][15]
  • The Task of Living: An Interview with Zygmunt Bauman (2014)[16][17][18]
  • The Center of Possibilities: An Interview with Kojin Karatani (2015)[19][20][21]
  • Doing Democracy-Democracy for a New Generation 1 (2017)[22]
  • Poor Society, Noble Life-Democracy for a New Generation 2 (2017)
  • The Eternal Boy-Democracy for a New Generation 3 (2017)

Awards[edit]

  • The Korea Publication Ethics Commission (2007) - Grand Prize[23][24]
  • The People Who Make Our World Brighter (2007) - Korea Green Foundation[25]
  • Everest Summit Award (2008) - Nepal Government & Today's Youth Asia[26]
  • Young Achievers Award (2008) - TYA [27]
  • Young Korean Award (2009) - Grand Prize (First Winner)[28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Choi Minyoung, “Entrance competition killing children”, Kyunghyang Shinmun(Daily Newspaper), 2008. 11. 3.
  2. ^ Kim Eun-nam, "We are the hope-To face the fear of private education", SISA IN, 2009. 3. 9.
  3. ^ Kang Yeehyun, "Continuous lectures for solving 'Private tutoring", Pressian, 2009. 2. 27.
  4. ^ Lee Jaein, "A healthy space where the soul can breathe-Aram Hur Interview", topclass, 2016. 6.
  5. ^ Cho Kuk, "Do you know Indigo Seowon?", Hankyoreh(Daily Newspaper), 2007. 10. 28.
  6. ^ Lee Sangheon, "Indigo's young Idealists seeking for Innovative Change-Makers around the world", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2008. 1. 3. Archived July 22, 2012, at Archive.today
  7. ^ Kim Jonghan, "World's Eminent Intellectuals contribute their Provocative Writings to INDIGO+ing", Hankook Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2007. 1. 3.Archived June 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ digital media team, "Ecotopia Sharing Market & Sharing Table", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2013. 4. 11.
  9. ^ Kim Eunyeong, "Curry, vegetable gratin Four seasons salad and ... Humanities", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2016. 1. 6.
  10. ^ Joe Sohee, "Indigo Seowon delivers Nepal relief fund 9 million won", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2015. 5. 9.
  11. ^ Kungree Press, "My Beautiful Girl, Indigo", Aladin Communication, 2011. 6. 7.
  12. ^ Kungree Press Editor, "Indigo team interviews Slavoj Zizek!", Kungree Press Newsletter, 2012. 1. 27.
  13. ^ Im Jong-eob, "Korean youths meeting Zizek-'Ignoring the power is also revolution'" Hankyoreh(Daily Newspaper), 2012. 3. 9.
  14. ^ Jung Wonsik, "Young passion, meet Slavoj Žižek", Weekly Kyunghyang, 2012. 4. 3.
  15. ^ Kim Sanghoon, "'Common Good is Common Struggle for Freedom' by Slavoj Žižek", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2012. 3. 10.
  16. ^ Jung Sera, "Finding Hope in the History by Zygmunt Bauman", Hankyoreh(Daily Newspaper), 2014. 6. 29.
  17. ^ Jung Sangdo, "In the Eye of a True Sociologist", Kookje Daily News, 2014. 6. 27.
  18. ^ Choi Hyun-mi, "In This Time of Uncertainty", Munhwa Daily News, 2014. 6. 27.
  19. ^ Kim Joong-bae, "Karatani Kojin, answering questions from Korean young people", Yonhap News AP, 2015. 7. 1.
  20. ^ Jang Jeeyeong, "Listening to the thoughts of Japanese critic Karatani", Kookmin Ilbo (Daily Newspaper), 2015. 7. 3.
  21. ^ Joe Bong-gwon, "High and Noble Cause of Future Idealist", Kookje Daily News, 2015. 7. 30.
  22. ^ Joe Bong-gwon, "Teenagers' story of 'democracy for a new generation'", Kookje Daily News, 2017. 5. 12.
  23. ^ Jung Yang-hwan, "Indigo Seowon won The Korea Publication Ethics Commission", Dong A Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2007. 10. 25.
  24. ^ Jung Yang-hwan, "Award Announcement-Efforts for Youth Reading Movement", Dong A Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2007. 10. 31.
  25. ^ Cho Dong-ok, "Selected '100 people who made the world bright in 2007'", Yonhap News, 2007. 12. 17.
  26. ^ Lee Sang-heon, "Indigo Seowon · representative Aram Hur won 'Everest Award'", Busan Ilbo(Daily Newspaper), 2008. 2. 4. Archived July 23, 2012, at Archive.today
  27. ^ Editor, "EVEREST SUMMIT AWARD TO MS. HUR", National News Agency, Nepal, 2008. 2. 7. Archived July 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  28. ^ Editor, "Young Korean Award' First Winner-Aram Hur" Hankyoreh(Daily Newspaper), 2009. 6. 19.

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