Centre of Korean Studies Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.
Registration is essential to guarantee a place.
For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office
Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the website is as accurate as possible. We cannot guarantee, however, that subsequent changes have not been made. Please be advised to check information relating to scheduled events by using the contact information provided.
- Clever Speakers and Flexible Listeners: A Study on Sais-soli in Korean
Dr Hae-Sung Jeon (University of Central Lancashire)
Phonetic variation is natural and important part of language – what do we do with it?
- “From the Writing to Speaking Subject: Korean ‘Comfort Women’ and Girlhood”
Dr Jinhee Choi (King's College London)
How the girls’ sensibilities and tropes of private ‘writing’ in the former is replaced with the urge and ability to speak in public in the latter
- Carlo Rossetti's photographs as social and historical narratives about Korea at the beginning of the 20th century
Assistant Professor Giuseppina De Nicola (Sapienza University of Rome)
Staging Korea in early XX century : Carlo Rossetti’s photographic collection and its historical narrative
- Shamans and Confucian Public Officials: Religion and Social Recognition in Korea
Dr Antonio J. Domenech (Universidad de Málaga)
The influence of social changes in the social recognition of Shamanic practices and practitioners in Korea
- Ominous Clouds over Korea: The Failure of the US-Soviet Joint Commission, 1946—1947
Prof Mark E Caprio (Rikkyo University)
This discussion will consider the failure of the Joint Commission meetings held between the United Stats and the Soviet Union to erase Korean peninsular division, as both a historical and contemporary issue.
- Organised Labour, Dualisation and Labour Market Reform: Korean Trade Union Strategies in Economic and Social Crisis
Dr Soohyun Christine Lee (King's College London)
Dr Soohyun Lee will talk about how and why Korean Trade Unions have addressed growing inequality in the labour market
- Remembering a dissident Confucian Monk: How Kim Sisŭp became Sŏlcham, and Sŏlcham the Boyi of Korea
Dr Dennis Wuerthner (Ruhr-University Bochum)