I want to offer a glimpse into my intellectual journey over the past two years of my research about Hansalim. So in this post I will describe the various authors I have been getting to know, what questions led me to read their works and why I think they are relevant to understanding the significance of Hansalim’s journey.

In a way, this will also illustrate my research process which I am tentatively calling “participatory critical narrative”.

which I think of as consisting of one part curiosity, one part serendipity and one part

With a lack of academic material or english language history about Hansalim, my starting point was of course Hansalim’s own published documents.

including the Hansalim Manifest,