• The Foundation was established in order to commemorate important contributions Dosan had made toward Korea's independence by means of his organizational skills, his strong personal character, and intellect leadership among Korean nationalists and pass his noble spirit down to the generation.

  • To discover, collect, and preserve articles left by Dosan
  • To do researches on Dosan's thoughts and launch campaigns for promoting Dosan's thoughts and philosophy
  • To publish Dosan's biography and research materials
  • To set up memorial facilities and operate them
  • To run a scholarship fund
  • To participate in a variety of activities which are thought to be in line with the Foundation's purpose
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1947. 03. 10






          05.

  • Those who interested took an initiative in establishing the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Foundation.
    - President : Yu Dong-ryeol  
    - Vice President : Kim Seong-su,  Kim Dong-won)  
    - Advisor : Seo Jae-pil, Rhee Seong-man, Oh Se-chang, Kim Ku, Lee
       Si-hyeong, Cho Man-sik
  • The initial edition of ¡ºDosan Ahn Chang-ho¡»written by Lee Kwang-su was published. (10,000 books were printed)

1948. 03. 10

  • A memorial service on the 10th anniversary of Dosan's death was held in held in Seoul.
  • The headquarter of Heungsadan was moved to Korea from the United States.

1950. 03.




         04.

         08.


  • A preparatory work began to erect a tombstone.
    - Chunwon Lee kwang-su wrote a eulogy of Dosan's achievements to be
       inscribed on the stone. But the work had to be suspended because the
       Korean War broke out.
  • ¡ºDosan Ahn Chang-ho¡»written by Lee Kwang-su ran into a second printing of  5,000 copies.
  •  Yu Dong-ryeol, president of the foundation and Kim Dong-won, vice president were kidnapped to the North.

1953. 03.

         10.
 

  • Ahn Philip, Dosan's eldest son returned to Korea to pay reverence at Dosan's tomb.
  • ¡ºDosan Ahn Chang-ho¡»written by Lee Kwang-su ran into a third printing of  3,000 copies in Pusan.

1954. 02.

  • ¡º Dosan Ahn Chang-ho¡»written by Lee Kwang-su ran into a forth printing of  3,000 copies in Seoul.

1955. 02. 19



         03. 07






  • Due to the decease of Vice President Kim Seong-su, who was the last person alive among executive members of the Foundation, there needed to elect new membership of the board of directors.
  • The Committee for Rebuilding the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Foundation was summoned to elect new executive members.
    - President : Shin Ik-hee
    - Dosan's grave at Mangwoori public cemetery was renovated.
      The work was suspended because of the Korean War.

1962. 03. 01

  • The President conferred posthumous honors on Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, recognizing his great contribution to recovering national independence.

1969. 04. 21

  • Lee Hye-ryeon, Dosan's wife,  passed away in Los Angeles, the U.S.

1971. 04. 06
 

  • The Dosan Memorial Park was completed in Shinsa-dong Kangnam-ku, Seoul President of the Supporters Association : Choi Du-seon.

1972. 08. 22

  • The Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Foundation was reborn.  President of the Supporters Association : Baek Nak-ju.

1973. 11. 10

  • On the 95th anniversary of Dosan's birth and 60th anniversary of Heungsadan's foundation, the graves of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho and his wife, Lee Hye-ryon were removed to the Dosan Memorial Park which is located in Shinsa-dong, Kangnam-Gu.
  • The Dosan bronze statue was erected.
  • The Monument of Dosan Spirit was erected.
    (Kim Seon-yang, former Governor of Whanghae-do)
  • 10.000 roses of Sharon were planted.
    (Kim Jae-soon, former Congressman)
  • A newly constructed road from Chungdam-dong to Nonhyun-dong was named as Dosan Avenue.

1978. 09. 27

  • A commemoration meeting on the 100 anniversary of Dosan's birth was held at the Sejong Cultural Center in Seoul.

1985. 03. 09

  • The Association for Research of Dosan Thought was launched.
    - President : Kim Tae-gil
  • The 1st Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.
    (The titles of presentations : Second Thoughts on Dosan Thought / Dosan Thought and the Korean Independence Movement )

1986. 12. 16

  • The general meeting for reorganization was held initiated by Seo Yeong-hun,  Director of Heungsadan.

1987. 01. 15





         03~10.
         04.
         11.

 

  • The first board of directors' meeting was held, where business plans were mapped out, and executive members were newly elected.
    - President : Kim Sang-hyeop
    - Vice President : Kim Dong-gil, Moon Tae-jun, Ha Yeong-ki
    - Executive Director : Seo Yeong-hun
  • lectures on Dosan were delivered eight times.
  • An exibition of source materials on Dosan was installed in the Dosan Hall.
  • The 2nd Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.
    -  " Modern Approaches to Dosan Thought ".

1988. 03. 10





         05.~06.15  
 

  • A memorial service on the 50th anniversary of  Dosan 's decease was held in the Rhu Kwan-soon Memorial Hall in Seoul.
  • A lecture meeting was held.
  • A memorial service is held on March 10 of each year in the Dosan Memorial Park.
  • An exhibition was organized, in which Dosan's articles and photos were displayed. (Location: the Dosan Hall in Heungsadan headquarter) 

1989. 11. 09 

  • A monument of Dosan's analects and a commentary monument were erected in the Dosan Memorial Park.
  • Contributors to the erection of A monument of Dosan's analects:
    - Writing : Kim Ki-seong
    - Donors : Dosan Tonguhoe, Kim Hyun-chul at Sam-mi Group, Pak Keon-
       bae at Haitai, Rhu Seong-ryol at Non-no Fashion, Yu Hyo-yeong at Il-
       shin Stone Co. Ltd.

1990. 02.

  • The 1st and the 2nd volume of a "Complete Work of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho" were published.

1991. 03. 29
         04. 12



         04. 26


         05.
         08.
         09. 07

         11.

 

  • The 8th board of directors' meeting was held.
  • A regular general meeting was held.
    - President: Kang Yeong-hun(President of Korean Red Cross)
    - Vice president: Seo Yeong-hun, Kim Dong-gil, Mun Tae-jun, Ha Yeong-ki
  • A general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought was held.
    - The second president : Han Ki-un
  • A breakfast social meeting was organized.
  • The initial edition of "Dosanhoebo, a bimonthly magazine, was issued.
  • The 3rd Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.
    (The theme: Reform Movement in a transitional period and Dosan Thought)
  •  A lecture meeting on Dosan Thought was held to mark the 113th anniversary of Dosan's birth.

1992. 02.

         03. 26
         04. 02
         05.
         06.
         07.
         07. 02

         09. 03


         09~10.
         10. 17


         11.

         11.


  • Dosan's remaining family members who resided in the U.S. including Ahn Phil-sun and Ahn Su-san were invited to Korea.
  • A regular general meeting for the year 1992 was held.
  • The 1st Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • The 1st Dosan Cultural Lecture Course was founded.
  • " The Exhibition of Okbong Cho Ki-soon" was held.
  • Series of ¡ºDosan Cutural Lecture¡»were published.
  • The 2nd Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
     - "Historic Significance and Universality of Dosan Thought"
  • The 3rd Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - "Dosan's Independence Movement - Focusing on recent studies on Dosan Ahn Chang-ho".
  • The 2nd Dosan Cultural Lecture Course was founded.
  • The 4th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • Ahn Su-san visited Korea
  •  The 4th Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.
     - " Dosan Thought and Democracy in Korea"
  • A "Cultural Festival to the Memory of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho" was held to commemorate the 115th anniversary of Dosan's birth.

1993. 03. 27
         04.

         04. 22

         06. 12
         06.
         07.
         09. 11
         09. 24


         10. 28




         11.
         11. 06

         11. 09

         12.

         12. 17

  • The 5th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • The 2nd volume of "A Study on Dosan Thought" under the title of ¡º Reform Movement and Dosan Thought¡»was published.
  • A regular general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought was held.
  • The 6th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • Hyun Bong-hak was invited to a panel discussion.
  • The 1st Dosan Forum was held.
  • The 7th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • Pak Han-sik was invited as a speaker at the Seminar on Reunification Issues
    - "Vision for Korea after its Reunification".
  • The Foundation was approved by the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
  • The foundation was registered as a body corporate.
  • Kim Sin-il was appointed the president of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought.
  • The 5th Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.
  • "Dosan Cultural Festival 93" was held, marking the 116 th anniversary of Dosan's birth.
  • A memorial festival to the memory of Dosan Ahn chang-ho was held on an annual basis.
  • The 3rd volume of a "Complete Work of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho" were published.
  • The 8th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.

1994.02.03~06

         03. 26

         05. 21

         06. 07

         06. 14
         06. 18
         07.25~08.04

           09. 24
  • A International Academic Conference under the title of "Dosan, Korean-American." was held at Biltmore Hotel in L.A.
  • The 9th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
     - "A New Approach to Dosan Thought"
  • The 2nd Dosan Forum was held.
     - "Korean Nationalism in the Global Era"
  • A regular general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought for the year 1994 was held.
  • A regular general meeting for the year 1994 was held.
  • The 10th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • An academic trip to China was organized in coorperation with Yenbin University.
  • The 11th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.

1995. 01. 10.
         02. 24


         03. 10

         03. 25
         04. 28

         07. 01

         07. 15



           09. 03


           09. 19
           11. 09

           11. 18

           12. 12
  • A breakfast social meeting was held five times.
  • A regular meeting 1995 was held.  
    - President: Kang Yeong-hun
    - Vice President: Seo Yeong-hun
  • A memorial service was held to commemorate the 57th anniversary of Dosan' death.
  • The 11th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • " Currently Aavailable Resourse Materials on Dosan Thought and Popular Themes".
  • A regular general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought for the year 1995 was held.
  • ¡¶Dosanhoebo¡·was issued.
  • The 13th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - "Case Studies on New Ways of studying Dosan Ahn Chang-ho and
       Proposals".
  • The 14th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - "Dosan Ahn Chang-ho : Dosan's Character Illustrated in Japanese
       Police's Secret Documents".
  • The 12th regular board of directors's meeting was held.   
  • The 3rd volume of "A Study on Dosan Thought" under the title of¡ºDosan Ahn Chang-ho's Thoughts and National Movement¡»was published.
  • The 7th Seminar on Dosan Thought was held to mark the 117 anniversary of Dosan's birth.
  • A year-end party was organized for mwmbership.

1996. 01. 18
         02. 27
         03. 10

         03. 23


         03. 30

         04. 18

         06. 08



         06. 22
         07.19~22

         09. 07


         11. 09

  • The 13th regular board of directors' meeting was held
  • A regualr general meeting was held.
  • A memorial service for Dosan Ahn Chang-ho was held to mark the 58 anniversary of his decease.
  • The 15th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - "How Do We Interpret Chunwon Yi Kwang-su's¡ºThesis on National
       Reform¡»"
  • Dosan's niece, Ahn Seong-gyeol's book titled "Chukderado geojisi eopseora" (Be Truthful unto Death) was published.
  • The Foundation was designated as a public donation organization by the Ministry of Finance and Economy
  • The 16th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - Comparison on Three Leaders' Policy Line in Early days of the
       Provisional Government.
    - Rhee Syngman, Lee Dong-hwi, and Ahn Chang-ho".
  • "Morning Conversation" was held in the Dosan Memorial Park.
  • An International Academic conference on Korea Studies was held in Los Angeles, the U.S.
  • The 16th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - 'The Point of View of Studies on Dosan Ahn Chang-ho and Review on
       Research Materials".
  • An English written version of Dosan's biography was published.
    -¡ºDosan AHN CH'ANG-HO - A Profile of a Prophetic Patriot¡» authored by   Kim hyung-chan 3000 books were copied and sold at home and abroad.
  •  The 8th Seminar on Dosan Thought was held.

1997. 01. 21
         01. 29.

         03. 10








         04. 19
         05. 19          06. 30
         07. 15



         09. 11

         10. 06

         12. 23

  • The 14th regular board of directors' meeting was held.
  • A preparatory work began to launch an arrangement committee for the construction of the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall was organized.
  • A memorial service for Dosan Ahn Chang-ho was held to mark the 59 anniversary of his decease.
  • A memorial project to mark the 120th anniversary of Dosan's birth and 60th anniversary of Dosan's decease.
    - An arrangement committee for the construction of the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall was organized.
    - the head of the committee : Seo Sang-
  • The 18th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • Lee Jae-jin, Choi Cheong-hyuk, Kim Tae-in were appointed directors.
  • The 4th volume of "A Study on Dosan Thought" was published.
  • A regular general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought for the year 1997 was held.
    - President : Seo Yeong-hun
    - Vice president : Pak Eui-su, Pak Man-kyu, Yun Kyeong-ro
  • The 19th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
     -"Noryung Korean Society's National Movement and Ahn Chang-ho".
  • A fund-raising event was held for the construction of the Dosan Memorial Hall.
  • A ground-breaking ceremony of the Dosan Memorial Hall was held.

1998. 02. 24
         03. 10

         05. 20

        06. 20



        11.
        11.09

  • The 15th regular board of directors' meeting was held.
  • A memorial service to mark the 60th anniversary of Dosan's decease was held.
  • The 20th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
    - "Dosan Ahn Chang-ho's Religious Belief".
  • A memorial academic conference was held to mark the 120th anniversary of Dosan's birth and 60th anniversary of his decease.
    - "Dosan Ahn Chang-ho and National United Front".
  • The life of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho was produced.
  • The Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall opened to the public.

1999. 02. 03




         02. 05


         03. 04

         03.
         03.

         03. 10





         04.

         04. 24
         05.



         06. 11


         08. 15

         08.

         09.



         10. 01
         10. 04
         10.






         11. 09


         12. 18

  • A regular board of directors' meeting was held.
    - President : Kang Yeong-hun
    - Vice president : Seo Yeong-hun, Pak Ki-uk
    - Head of Operating Committee : Seo Sang-mok
  • A regular general meeting of the Association for Research of Dosan Thought for the year 1999 was held.
    - President : Yun Byung-seok
  • Aegiaetahoe was launched, a voluntary association of the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall.
  • The 5th volume of "A Study on Dosan's Thoughts"was published.
  • The Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall began to operate an on-hand experience workshop.
  • A memorial service was held to mark the 61 years since his decease.
  • "Sunaneui minjogul wihayeo," or "For the Suffered Korean People" was published.
  • Short and mid term projects for the construction of the Dosan Patriotic Park were proceeded.
  • An exhibition of research materials on Dosan was held to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Provisional Government.
  • The 20th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • The first Cultural Lecture Course of the Dosan Memorial Park was Founded.
    - A special lecture under the title of "the philosophy of life"  was given by
      Ahn Byung-uk.
  • The Dosan Research Center was set to be launched in consultation with the organizing committee of The Association For Research of Dosan Thought.
  • A collection of Dosan's correspondences titled "Dear My Love, Hye-ryeon" was published.
  • A monument, <Parangsea 99-1> was unveiled to celebrate the completion of the Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall.
  • A "Square for Previous Martyrs" was formed in The Dosan Memorial Park.
    - A monument of Dosan analects was erected.
    (Contributors: Heungsadan, Jin Yong-min, Pak Jong-man)
  • The 21th Meeting for Research Presentation on Dosan Thought was held.
  • The 17th regular board of directors' meeting was held.
  • Preparatory works for publishing "The Complete Collection of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho" began.
  • A committee for collecting research materials was formed.
     - Head of the Committee: Yun Byung-seok
    - Committee members : Han Si-jun, Choi Ki-yeong, Lee Myeong-wha, Pak
       Man-ky
  • A memorial service was held on the occasion of the first anniversary of the opening of the Dosan Memorial Hall and the 121 years since Dosan's birth.
  • Dosan Torso was unveiled. (Contributors: Baek Chang-ki, Kim Gil-ja)
  • The 23rd Academic Conference on Dosan Thought was held.

2000. 04
         04. 15.




         05.

  •  The 6th volume of "A Study on Dosan Thought" was published.
  • The 24th Academic Conference on Dosan Thought was held.
    - A campaign for preserving the Dosan Memorial Park was launched.
    - A special lecture was delivered by Prof. Ahn Byung-uk under the theme
       of " Massages from Dosan to the Young Generation".
  • A composition contest of one's impression after the visit to the Dosan Memorial Hall or the Dosan Memorial Park was held.

        06.

  • The 2nd round of Dosan Park Educational Course was provided on every Monday at 11:00.
    - " Ways that Dr. Kim Dong-gil looks at the world".
  • A compilation committee for publishing "the Complete Collection of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho" was organized.
    - Head of the committee : Yun Byung-seok, honorary Prof. at Inha
       University.
    - Committe members :
       Cho Dong-geol,  honorary Prof. at Kukmin University 
       Shin Yong-ha,   Prof. at Seoul National University
       Lee Man-yeol,   Prof. at Sukmyeong Women's University
       Yun Kyung-ro,  Prof. at Hanseong University
       Han Si-jun,     Prof. at Dankuk University
       Pak Man-kyu,  Prof. at Cheonnam University
       Choi Ki-yeong, Head of the Research Institute of Church History in Korea
       Lee Hyeon-ju,  Researcher at the Cheongge Research Institute
       Lee, Myeong-wha, Researcher at the Independence Hall of Korea          

        07. 03
        07.


         08. 03.

         09. 01

  • Ahn Su-san, Tosan's eldest daughter, visited Korea.
  • 1000videos titled¡´Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, a Great Educator¡µwere produced.
    - Sponsor : Baek Nak-whan, President of Inje University.
  • A ground-breaking ceremony of setting up the bronze statue of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho was held in Riverside, the U.S.
  • The website, "Cyber Dosan Ahn Chang-ho Memorial Hall," was opened.


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