Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 25th October 2018

Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, is holding a Korea Symposium on ‘Reflections on the Sunshine Policy and its relevance today’.   Kim Dae-Jung, the former president of the Republic of Korea and a winner of Nobel Peace Prize, spent his time at Clare Hall as […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 16th October 2018

The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) is returning to celebrate its 13th year in November.   The festival will run 1st – 25th November, with the first two weeks in London and then highlights taken around the UK. Over 50 films, from contemporary hits to classic cinema, […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 13th September 2018

The new Korean Ambassador, Ms Enna Park, was kind enough to invite four members of the committee of the British Korean Society for lunch on 12 September at her Residence in Kensington.  I congratulated her on her appointment, not least as the first female Ambassador […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 6th September 2018

The Korean Harvest Festival, organised by Korean British Cultural Exchange (KBCE), will be held on 22nd September 2018 at Ancient Market Place, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1JS.   For more information, please visit KBCE .     Harvest Fest The Harvest Fest will be held to showcase […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 24th August 2018

The K-Music Festival 2018 begins on Tuesday 2nd October and runs until Tuesday 20th November.   Various programmes are available across London, ranging from Korean traditional music to jazz, including the performance of Ahn Sook-Sun, the legendary singer of Pansori.   For more information or to book, […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 30th July 2018

PhD in Business/Economics-Related Korean Studies, Coventry University   Please apply via   Coventry University. Eligibility: UK/EU students with the required entry requirements Award Details: Full UK/EU tuition fees and stipend of £14,777 per annum Duration: Full-Time – 3 years 6 months (fixed term) Application deadline: 15th August 2018 (4pm) Interview dates: TBC […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 26th May 2018

National Changgeuk Company of Korea (국립창극단),  a leading resident company of the National Theatre of Korea (국립극장), will perform Trojan Women, directly by Ong Keng Sen, Singaporean director.   Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre Saturday 2nd June at 7.30pm Sunday 3rd June at 5pm     […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 15th April 2018

As part of the 2017-18 Korea/UK season, the KCCUK is collaborating with The Place to present a festival featuring performances by five Korean dance companies. This is a chance to experience the diversity of the Korean dance scene.   Time/ Dates: 7.30pm on 9th May, […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 12th March 2018

Panel Discussion organised by the Commonwealth Journalists Association (UK)   DATE AND TIME:   Wednesday 21st March 2018, 17:00 – 19:00 LOCATION:  Committee Room 2, House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA   Chair: Charles Scanlon: Former BBC correspondent based in Seoul and Tokyo, […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 4th December 2017

Venue: The House of Lords, Cholmondeley Room. Date and time: Monday 18th December, 6:30-8:30 pm.   Booking is essential and the closing date of Friday 15 December will be strictly applied. Please book your tickets by email to: christmasreception@thebritishmalaysiansociety.org    

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