Asan in the News

2014-02-13

Dr. Jang Ji-Hyang, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Center, was interviewed on TBS eFM’s This Morning chanel. Dr. Jang discussed prospects for lifting sanctions on Iran in light of the recent interim nuclear deal and challenges Korean firms may encounter.

Listen to the radio interview below.

TBS eFM (101.3 MHz) is the first all-English radio station in Seoul, and “This Morning” is a current affairs program that airs from 7a.m.-9 a.m. five days a week.

To view more TBS eFM This Morning interviews, click here.

About Experts

Jang Ji-Hyang
Jang Ji-Hyang

Middle East and North Africa Program / Center for Regional Studies

Dr. JANG Ji-Hyang is a senior fellow in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Dr. Jang also serves as a policy advisor on Middle East issues to South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, Dr. Jang taught comparative and Middle East politics at Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Ewha Woman’s University, and the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Her research interests include political Islam, Islamic finance, comparative democratization, and state-building. Dr. Jang is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Arab Spring: Will It Lead to Democratic Transitions? (with Clement M. Henry (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan 2013) and a Korean translation of Fawaz Gerges’ Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Asan Institute 2011). Dr. Jang received a B.A. in Turkish studies and M.A. in political science from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.