Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 23rd July 2020

Dr Hazel Smith, a BKS member, will be talking about the Ethics of Sanctions on North Korea. This event is being hosted by the Korea Economic Institute of America and will be livestreamed via Zoom.   Tuesday, 28th July 2020 7pm – 7.30pm (BST)   […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 1st July 2020

The Korean Culture Centre UK (KCCUK) is offering online resources to enjoy various Korean arts and culture at home for free.   Please visit the KCCUK website for further information.

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 1st July 2020

I shall write in more detail in our summer newsletter about the modest but moving ceremonies that took place on 25 June in the UK to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.  I was involved in my role as President […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 13th May 2020

Chairman’s message to BKS members The Korean practice of asking after the health of the recipient at the start of many letters is all the more appropriate at this time of uncertainty.  So I must express my hope that you and your family and friends […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 19th February 2020

The 1st Korea Conference: Exploring the Korean Independence Movement and the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula The EKSS (Edinburgh Korean Students Society) is holding a conference to commemorate the March 1st Independence Movement in 1919.   Saturday 29 February 2020, 10:00am-7pm   Lecture Theatre A, […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 3rd January 2020

It is with sadness we report the death of Lawrence Middleton CMG on December 10th, aged 89. He is survived by his wife, Sheila. Lawrence was British Ambassador to South Korea from 1986 to 1990 and served as Chairman of the Anglo-Korean Society (now the […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 9th December 2019

A much respected Buddhist scholar, Prof Karel Werner, passed away on 26th November aged 94 years. Prof Werner and his wife Marian were long time members and active supporters of the BKS. They loved to travel to Korea and enjoyed meeting Korean people and experiencing […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 28th September 2019

The K-Music Festival 2019 begins on Thursday 3rd October and runs until Monday 18th November.   This year, the programme includes seven groups who will present six outstanding shows, starting from a Korean post-rock band Jambinai on 3rd October and ending with K-music jazz group […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 12th July 2019

Exhibition: Circulation Metaphor Opening Reception Monday 22 July 2019, 5-8pm (Artist Talk from 7pm) Korean Cultural Centre UK Grand Buildings 1-3 Strand London WC2N 5BW     A group exhibition featuring six artists and one collective, who through various forms of new media art explore […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 23rd June 2019

  Joint East Asian Studies Conference 2019 University of Edinburgh 4th to 6th September 2019   Panel and individual paper will discuss topics across the full range of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences that address topics related to Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, other […]

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