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[팟캐스트] (325) '홍콩시위 지지' 연세대 교내 현수막 무단 철거 반발 / 한국국제교류재단 이근 이사장 인터뷰

진행자: 김보경, Kevin Lee Selzer

1. [Newsmaker] Banners supporting Hong Kong protesters pulled down at Yonsei campus

[1] Banners hung up at a university campus in Seoul by students to show support for the Hong Kong protests have been taken down twice in as many weeks.

* Banner:배너
* show support: 지지를 보내다
* taken down: 내려지다

[2] A group of Yonsei University students -- who identified themselves as “South Korean students of Yonsei University advocating for Hong Kong” -- said Tuesday that four banners they put up on Monday around noon were removed less than two hours later. The banners bearing the slogans “Liberate Hong Kong” and “Free Hong Kong, revolution of our times” were put up in four places at Yonsei University’s Sinchon campus in Seoul.

* identify themselves as A: 자신들은 A라고 소개하다
* remove: 치우다
* liberate: 해방시키다

[3] One of the students, who did not wish to reveal his name, said the group was currently checking the matter with the school.

* matter: 사안

[4] “The banners disappeared one by one starting at around 1:30 p.m. We are greatly angered that they were taken down in less than two hours,” the student said.

* one by one: 하나, 하나

[5] This is the second time pro-Hong Kong banners have disappeared on the campus. On Oct. 25, the same banners were discovered to have been pulled down less than 24 hours after they were hung up at around 7 p.m. the previous day. The students said in a statement then that the school was not involved in the removal and that they believed a third party was behind it.

* pulled down: 내려지다
* third party: 제3자

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2. [Herald Interview] Korea must develop strategy to be seen as ‘attractive’: soft power expert

[1] South Korea’s soft power on the global stage has greatly improved over the past few years as a result of the global popularity of K-pop, K-food, K-beauty and Korean goods in general.

* soft power: 소프트 파워
* global stage: 국제 무대
* goods: 제품

[2] To further enhance Korea’s status in the international community beyond Asia, Korea Foundation President Lee Geun said the country should form a presence among developed countries and develop a strategy to be perceived as “attractive.”

* enhance: 발전
* presence: 존재
* attractive: 매력적

[3] “For South Korea to be acknowledged in Europe (and other Western countries) we need people with an international sensibility to be present at events that are important for the Europeans,” Lee said in an interview with The Korea Herald at the Korea Foundation’s office in central Seoul on Oct. 28.

* acknowledge: 인정받다
* international sensibility: 국제 감각

[4] Lee, a professor of international relations at Seoul National University’s Graduate School of International Studies, was appointed as president of the nonprofit public diplomacy organization affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in late September.

* nonprofit: 비영리
* public diplomacy: 공공외교

[5] Public diplomacy is “a mechanism for countries to achieve their goal,” according to Lee, which is practiced in multiple ways, such as maintaining friendly ties, exchanging thoughts and ideas, cultural exchanges and creating favorable public opinion.

* mechanism: 수단
* public opinion; 여론

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