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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 17th April 2017

Will you be in Korea at the end of May 2017?   The BCCK (British Chamber of Commerce) is hosting the Queen’s Birthday Ball (QBB) on Saturday 27th May 2017 at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Seoul.   This event is the BCCK’s annual […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 10th April 2017

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies. The University wishes to appoint a scholar of high international distinction with a proven record in academic leadership, research and teaching innovation, and knowledge exchange and engagement who will lead on the development of Korean […]

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Korean Sounds East Meets West

Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 29th March 2017

  East Meets West: Spring is the first concert of the Korean Sounds Series 2017, as part of the Korea/UK 2017-18 Season.   This series of concerts presents opportunities for audiences to hear both traditional Korean and classical music in one place.   The theme of […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 23rd March 2017

During the attack in London on 22 March, five ROK citizens – tourists I believe – were among those people injured on Westminster Bridge. In a message to the ROK Ambassador I extended my personal sympathy and that of the BKS to those affected. Ambassador […]

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North Korea Conf at LSE

Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 28th February 2017

The LSE Institute of Global Affairs, in collaboration with the LSE SU Korea Future Forum and the LSE SU China Development Society, is holding an all day conference on North Korea. The details are as follows.   ·         When: 9am-6pm, Saturday, 18th March 2017 ·         Where: London School of […]

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LSEFF-17

Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 26th January 2017

London School of Economics and Political Science SU “Korea Future Forum (KFF)” is holding an all day conference on Korea. The details are  as follows.   When: 9am-6pm, 4th February 2017 Where: Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE Registration Deadline: 1st February 2017   […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 9th January 2017

Brigadier (Retd.) Brian Parritt CBE, a BKS member, will give a lecture at SOAS, University of London, on his experiences in the Korean War.   Date: 27 January 2017 Time: 5:15pm – 7pm Venue:  Room B102, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG […]

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2017-asia-pacific-cities-summit

Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 9th January 2017

Date: 10 September (Sun) – 13 September (Wed) 2017   Venue: DCC (Daejeon Convention Centre), Daejeon, Republic of Korea Theme: Shaping the Future of the Asia Pacific Sub Themes: Innovating Cities through Science and Technology Revitalising Cities through Vibrant Business Activities Achieving Sustainable City Solutions […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 6th December 2016

Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship in Modern Korean Literature (for Master of Studies in Korean Studies)   Wolfson College and the International Communication Foundation are offering a fully-funded graduate scholarship at the University of Oxford from the beginning of the academic year 2017-2018 for a […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 25th November 2016

Applications are now open for the 2017-2018 Samsung/ British Korean Veterans Association/ The Royal British Legion Scholarship.   The British Korean Veterans Association and the Samsung Corporation, through the Bursary Committee of the British Association for Korean Studies, are offering a full scholarship (up to £15,000) to one […]

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