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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: 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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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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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 28th November 2016

On Thursday 17 November the Society held its 60th Anniversary Dinner in the House of Commons Churchill Room. The Dinner was preceded by a Reception on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the River Thames. Over ninety members and guests were welcomed by our Chairman Warwick Morris […]

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Written by: Warwick Morris  |  Posted on: 8th November 2016

A UK-Korea Business Seminar and networking reception was held on 23 September in the Mansion House in London, a ground-breaking event for the Society in this its 60th Anniversary year. Addressed by The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman The Lord Mountevans, who […]

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Written by: Mark Baumfield  |  Posted on: 4th October 2016

A wonderful Chuseok party for BKS members was held at the Ambassador’s residence on 15 September. Some 65 members from all spheres joined the annual event, together with members of the Korean Embassy. Welcoming the guests, Ambassador Hwang drew attention to the importance of Chuseok […]

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Written by: Roger Jeal  |  Posted on: 14th August 2016

Covent Garden: from Sewers to Stews and Studios In a two-hour guided walk through busy central London streets that was packed with interest we also travelled between the 7th and 21st centuries and were reminded of so many facets of the fascinating city of London. […]

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