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. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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.
- Measuring Frames: Discursive Institutionalism in Polarized Poltics
Dr Oul Han (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)
- P’ansori, Korean Storysinging, Text and Performance
Prof. Chan E. Park (The Ohio State University)
- Korean Language Education in Japan: From the Underground Heritage Language to the Mainstream “Hobby Language”
Dr Robert J. Fouser (Independent Scholar)
- Korean Cinema Echoes: Mourning Grave
Oh In-chun (Director)
- Presence Through Sound: Place and contemporary music in and from East Asia
Over two days, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese scholars and musicians – from East Asia, and from Europe and Australia – will come together to explore through talks and performances innovative ways of understanding how place and music are conceptualised, interconnected, expressed, refused and reinterpreted in music from or related to East Asia.
- An update on the UK-Korea relationship UK-ROK & UK-DPRK
H.E Mr Charles Hay MVO (British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea), HE Mr Alastair Morgan (British Ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
Two British ambassadors will talk about the work of their respective Embassies, the UK’s current relations with the two Koreas, and current issues on the Peninsula.
- The Birth of Materialism in the DPRK
Dr. Vladimir Glomb (Charles University)
- Neo-Liberalize Me: Living through the Reign of Insecurity
Dr Jung Bong Choi (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Dr Markus Bell