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  • Yong Joong LEE

  • Recommendation 1033

    Honorary Citizen Nomination Officer
    Seoul Metropolitan Government

    July 22, 2018

    Dear madam/sir:

    My name is Yong Joong LEE (이용중) and I am professor of Dongguk University College of Law, Seoul, Korea. I am very much honored to recommend Professor Asif Quresh at Korea University School of Law to the Seoul Metropolitan Government for Honorary Citizenship. I have been intimately communicating with him for the past several years as a friend, colleague and academic partner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGYkO5nAljw&feature=youtu.be
    Professor Asif Quresh is a world famous international law scholar who has splendid academic career and been respected by many friends, students and colleagues for his generous integrity. After decades’ service at the University of Manchester, UK as a law professor and editor of Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, he finally decided to join Korea University School of Law in 2012 for his further research and teaching. From then on, he has been living or working at Seoul.
    Professor Asif Quresh is very proud of his life and work in Seoul. His love for Seoul is widely reputed in the global society. In particular, his new book, “Contextualising International Law in Northeast (Hart Publication, 2018)” will fully focus on law and politics in Northeast Asia I believe he is making a great contribution for Seoul to lead the world as an academic and cultural center.
    As one of the most original Seoulite who was born, grew up, live and work in this most amicable town, I am sure Professor Asif Quresh is fully entitled to be a honorary citizen of Seoul and will promote Seoul’s multicultural atmosphere to the global society. Your favorable consideration will be highly appreciated!

    For further questions please feel free to contact me anytime. For your reference, a PDF file of his interview is attached.


    Yong Joong LEE
    Professor of International Law at Dongguk University
    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of East Asia & International Law
    서울시 광진구 아차산로 503-23, 101-1102
    010-94760550 / grotian@hanmail.net