Centre of Korean Studies News
18th May 2016
The late Professor Paul Webley, Director and Principal of SOAS University of London from August 2006 to September 2015, has been awarded the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit by The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UK.
4th May 2016
Translations by SOAS alumni Ekin Oklap and Deborah Smith have been shortlisted for this year's prize.
21st April 2016
Deborah Smith, Research Associate in the Korean Department at SOAS University of London, has been longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize for her translation of Han Kang’s The Vegetarian.
16th March 2016
Results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS), released today, show that students at SOAS, University of London are highly satisfied with ‘Teaching on my course,’ with an above average rating of 89%.
12th August 2015
SOAS PhD student Deborah Smith, Department of Japan and Korea, has translated into English the latest novel by South Korean author Han Kang.
15th January 2015
A group of London schoolchildren will debate endangered languages at SOAS, University of London on 21 May 2013.
16th May 2013
Visit from the Korean Ministry of Culture
31st October 2011
Professor given credit for spread of Korean music
27th January 2009