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2019

January

18/01/19
25/01/19

February

01/02/19
06/02/19
  • In the Absence (2018)
  • Gary Byung-Seok Kam (Producer)
  • The CKS is honoured to host the first screening of this documentary in the UK. The screening (29mins) will be followed by a Q&A with Producer Gary Byung-seok Kam.

28/02/19

March

01/03/19
08/03/19
15/03/19

April

26/04/19

June

07/06/19
14/06/19
28/06/19

September

25/09/19

October

14/10/19
  • China and the two Koreas: What next?
  • Various panellists
  • What is China’s strategy in the Korean Peninsula?  How do Seoul and Pyongyang see the role of China?  What should we expect of China’s role in helping to bring about peace and development on the Korean Peninsula.

29/10/19
  • Returning, After Seventy Years
  • Chinho Jung
  • “Returning, After Seventy Years” is a film documenting the return of Esther Winnington - the widow of Alan - to the site of the Daejeon Massacre nearly seventy years after the original event.

November

08/11/19
22/11/19

December

03/12/19
  • Area Studies and the Urgent Need for Global Intercultural Dialogue
  • Geir Helgesen (SOAS Centre of Korean Studies/Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai), Chunrong Liu (Fudan Development Institute, Shanghai and NIAS, Copenhagen University), Rachel Harrison (SOAS)
  • In this roundtable discussion we propose that, given the precarious and fragile state of the world, it is essential for Area Studies to play a more important role.

06/12/19