Re-illumination of the spirit of Cheongbaek-ri, a teacher of the Joseon Dynasty, Lee Hu-baek

An academic conference was held to illuminate the scholarly and bureaucratic spirit of the late Joseon Dynasty in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Lee Hu-baek (1520-1578), a high-ranking ruler of the mid-Joseon Dynasty and famous as Cheongbaek-ri.

The contest was held on the 20th at Gakdangheon, Daewoo Hall, Yonsei University, hosted by the Korean Genealogy Research Society and hosted by the Yeonan Lee clan and Cheongnyeon Gongpadomunhoe. After introducing the anecdote that the teacher coldly refused a greeting request from a relative during the Lee Jo Panseo period, Minister Park said, “He was poor and simple like a Confucian scholar even though he had a high position without taking a bribe. work,” he said. He continued, “At a time when the party struggle was severe, the teacher was respected by his juniors for his impartial behavior and fair greetings,” he said.

Emeritus Professor Lim Hyung-taek of Sungkyunkwan University gave a keynote lecture on the topic of the family and life of the teacher.

In addition, Korea University Professor Kang Je-hoon, Emeritus Professor Shim Kyung-ho, and Korean Studies Institute Professor Kim Hak-soo divided the fields and focused on the academic achievements of the teacher and achievements he left as a bureaucrat. The organizers said, “The original year 2020 was postponed due to the 500th anniversary of the birth or the aftermath of Corona 19.”

By Kim Tae-hoon [email protected]

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