National Institute of Korean History

The National Institute of Korean History (NIKH) is a South Korean national organization in charge of researching, collecting, compiling, promoting the study of historical materials on Korean history. It was established as Guksagwan (국사관 國史館) in March 1946, one year after the liberation of Korea and was changed to the current name in 1949.[1][2]

National Institute of Korean History
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGuksa pyeonchan wiwonhoe
McCune–ReischauerKuksa p'yonch'an wiwonhoe

In January 2012, the Institute announced that they will translate the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty into English by the year 2033. With an initial budget of ₩500 million, they planned to start work in 2014 but estimated that a budget of ₩40 billion is needed to complete the project.[3]

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  1. ^ "국사편찬위원회 (國史編纂委員會)". Empas / EncyKorea.
  2. ^ "President's Preface". The National Institute of Korean History. Archived from the original on 2007-06-28.
  3. ^ Lee Sun-min; Ha Hyun-ock (16 January 2012). "Annals of the Joseon Dynasty to be translated". Joongang Daily. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2013.

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