SOAS University of London

Visit from the Korean Ministry of Culture

31 October 2011
Visit from the Korean Ministry of Culture

On October 31st Mr Seonkyu Bang (Director General of the Culture & Art Bureau in the South Korean Mininstry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism), Ms Hyelim Lee (Deputy Manager of the Arts and Culture Education Division in the Mininstry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism), and Ms Ja-hyeon Kim (PR & International Liaison Team Manager of Korea Arts and Culture Education Service) visited SOAS. 

They were met by Dr Charlotte Horlyck (Dept of History of Art and Archaeology) and were first shown around the Brunei Gallery by Dr John Hollingsworth, whereafter they had tea with Prof Furniss, Prof Singh, and Mr João Silva (External Relations). During the meeting mutual areas of interest were pinpointed and avenues for future collaboration were discussed. The visit concluded with a tour of the SOAS library by Ms Fujiko Kobayashi.