SOCIUM welcomes Prof. Dr. Hongsoo Kim on her second visit

Kim Hongsoo, Professor of Health Policy and Aging at the Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University in South Korea, arrived in Bremen last week for her second 3-month research stay with the Department of Health, Long-Term Care and Pensions at SOCIUM. Altogether three visits are being funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Her first trip to Bremen was in December 2019, the second visit was scheduled for December 2020 but had to be postponed till now due to the pandemic. Her third stay is planned for December 2022.

Kim Hongsoo is a researcher in the field of long-term care systems in South Korea, Japan and Germany in a comparative perspective. She has already collaborated with the CRC 1342 Project Group A04, “Global Developments in Health Care Systems and Long-term Care as a New Social Risk” on the publication of two papers (see below for details). Further publications are to follow.

Kim Hongsoo will stay in Bremen until the end of March 2022.

Hongsoo, Kim; Jeon, Boyoung; Frisina Doetter, Lorraine; Tamiya, Nonako; Hashimoto, Hideki, 2021: Same same but different? Comparing institutional performance in the long-term care systems of Japan and South Korea, in: Social Policy & Administration, Online first, doi:10.1111/spol.12761, 19.08.2021.

Fischer, Johanna; Hongsoo, Kim; Frisina Doetter, Lorraine; Rothgang, Heinz, 2021: Social long-term care insurance: An idea traveling between countries?, in: Nullmeier, Frank; González de Reufels, Delia; Obinger, Herbert (Hg.), International Impacts on Social Policy. Short Histories in a Global Perspective, Global Dynamics of Social Policy, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, (im Erscheinen