Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 3rd October 2021

Annual Dinner at the House of Lords Cholmondeley Room and Terrace, London SW1A 0AA Thursday 4th November 2021 Starts at 7.00pm with a Reception and followed by Dinner 8.00pm to 9.30pm       Host Viscount Trenchard Hugh Trenchard, 3rd Viscount Trenchard DL, is an […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 26th September 2021

Chuseok – Korean Thanksgiving – is a wonderful time to be in Korea. The summer rains recede, and the skies are a vibrant blue. The leaves turn golden brown. The whole country takes to the roads, and railway stations are full as families reunite to […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 10th September 2021

BKS members are cordially invited to a Chuseok reception at the Korean Ambassador’s Residence.   A Reception To Celebrate Chuseok Korean buffet with wine   Hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea His Excellency Gunn Kim   Friday 24th September 2021 6.30pm to […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 3rd August 2021

Off the Wall: Korean movies outside of the mainstream   Tuesday 24th August 2021 6:30pm – 8:00pm via Zoom Speaker: Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn   Register via Eventbrite     In a talk that takes a refreshing look at the post-2000 movies that weren’t part […]

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Written by: Hari Blackmore  |  Posted on: 3rd August 2021

  A Study of Korean History and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites   On Tuesday the 8th of June, BKS welcomed Prof. David Mason to give an online lecture about Korean history, its Golden (and Dark) Ages, and the numerous World Cultural Heritage Sites associated […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 7th July 2021

Guided Tour of the City The London of Charles Dickens – His ‘Magic Lantern’   Thursday 29 July 2021, 6.15pm Meeting point: Steps outside the West end of St Paul’s Cathedral (nearest underground stations St Paul’s and Mansion House) Charles wandered the streets of London […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 18th May 2021

Korea’s Four Golden Ages A Study of Korean History and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites   Tuesday 8th June 2021 6:30pm – 8:00pm via Zoom   Lecturer: David A. Mason     Professor David Mason argues that Korea has enjoyed four distinct “Golden Ages” characterized […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 22nd April 2021

  The Korean Peninsula: UK Ambassadors in Conversation Friday 7th May 2021 18:00-19:00 via Zoom   An invitation-only webinar for members of the British Korean Society, held in partnership with the Royal  Institute for International Affairs   This webinar brings together the UK Ambassadors to […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 10th April 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the British Korean Society (BKS) was held via Zoom on 25 March 2021. The meeting was attended by approximately 35 people including both our Joint Presidents, Ambassador Enna Park and Sir Stephen Brown. Ambassador Park gave a short address before […]

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Written by: Ian Simm  |  Posted on: 23rd February 2021

Presentation by Hari Blackmore A whistle-stop archaeology and history of Korea:   from the Palaeolithic to the Three Kingdoms Period    On Thursday 18 February, BKS held its first on-line meeting. Hari Blackmore gave us an excellent overview of Korean pre-history which was followed by a […]

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