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Centre of Korean Studies

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

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2017

January

19/01/17
20/01/17
  • CANCELLED
  • Professor Henry Em (Yonsei University)
  • This seminar has been cancelled.

27/01/17

February

03/02/17
10/02/17
24/02/17

March

03/03/17
10/03/17
24/03/17

April

18/04/17
  • 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.

May

11/05/17
  • 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.

31/05/17
  • Symposium: Disability in North Korea
  • Mun-chol Kim (Committee of the Korean Federation for the Protection of the Disabled); James Hoare (SOAS); Mike Cowin (UK FCO); Kee Park (Harvard Medical School)

June

05/06/17

July

18/07/17

September

October

November

02/11/17
24/11/17
  • TBA
  • Kim Seung Hee

December

08/12/17
  • TBA
  • Dr. Collette Balmain