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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 11th September 2017

  On September 6 the City law firm Addleshaw Goddard kindly and generously hosted a talk by Ms Agathe L’Homme from The Economist Intelligence Unit. Ms L’Homme spoke about economic trends in Asia to the year 2050 with particular reference to South Korea. She drew […]

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Written by: Ian Simm  |  Posted on: 27th August 2017

Through Their Eyes BKS Committee Member Seoyoung Kim is a curator at the Kingston Museum and she kindly offered members of the Society a special viewing of her latest project. Through Their Eyes brings together 20th century European artists’ views of Korea with contemporary perceptions […]

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Written by: Roger Jeal  |  Posted on: 26th August 2017

Southwark – The Tudor Pleasure Playground London south of the Thames often seems rather different from areas to the north and that was certainly true nearly 500 years ago. A dozen British Korean Society explorers covered a lot of ground between Southwark Underground and London […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 24th July 2017

BKS Diners in Kingston upon Thames Combined with a visit to the exhibition at Kingston Museum: “Through their eyes: depicting Korea and UK then and now” Thursday 17 August 2017, 6.00pm Seoyoung Kim, the Curator of the Kingston Museum, will be our guide for the tour of […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 13th July 2017

Guided Tour of Southwark - 6.30pm Tuesday 25 July 2017 Meeting point: Southwark Underground Station Southwark  - The Tudor Pleasure Playground ‘To avoid the displeasure of the City government, 16th century Londoners crossed the river in search of their 3 Pleasures: Pubs, Plays and Pretty Women!’ […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 27th June 2017

An entertaining evening with author Michael Breen and BKS Treasurer Chris Hollands was held at the Korean Cultural Centre UK on 12 June 2017. Chris interviewed Mike about his new book: “The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea.” This was followed by a […]

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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 19th May 2017

On May 11 the BKS and the SOAS Centre of Korean Studies jointly hosted “An Update on the UK-Korea Relationship”. The evening was introduced by Charlotte Horlyck, Chair of the Centre of Korean Studies and moderated by Warwick Morris, Chairman of the BKS. The British […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 21st April 2017

Save the date! Our annual event this year will be a Reception at the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons, on Wednesday 29th November.

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Written by: Ian Simm  |  Posted on: 13th April 2017

With the kind support of the Korean Cultural Centre UK, some 45 members of the BKS assembled at the centre on 27 March for the Annual General Meeting. Notably, we welcomed our Joint-President, Dr Robert Hawley, and his wife, together with representatives of the Korean […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 2nd March 2017

HE Mr Charles Hay MVO (British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea) and HE Mr Alastair Morgan (British Ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) will talk about the work of their respective Embassies, the UK’s current relations with the two Koreas, and current issues […]

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