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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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 11th June 2019

The Anglo-Thai Society invites BKS members to join their Summer Reception on the ‘Golden Salamander’ Thames River Cruise.   Sunday 7 July 2019, 12pm – 4pm Westminster to Greenwich Festival Pier, South Bank, SE1 8XX   Please visit the ATS website for further details.  

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 7th May 2019

A Festival of Korean Dance is returning to London for a second year.   The subjects of this year’s festival include technology, philosophy, folk tales and feminism, curated by The Place and supported by the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) and the Korea Arts Management […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 22nd March 2019

Minhwa: The Beauty of Korean Folk Paintings Korean Cultural Centre UK 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW 5 April – 18 May 2019   Opening Reception Thursday 4 April 2019, 5–7pm RSVP required: info@kccuk.org.uk   For more details or RSVP, please visit Minhwa KCCUK.     […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 26th February 2019

Martin Uden, Chairman of the BKS, is giving a talk on “President Trump and the Korean Peninsula” at the Royal Society for Asian Affairs Dinner on Monday 11th March.   BKS members are welcome to attend.   RSAA Dinner The Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, […]

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