Posted by: Lauren Barnes  |  Posted on: 11th May 2022

            An invitation to a presentation by Dr Michael Schluter, CEO of Relational Peacebuilding Initiatives, and to discuss the following:   A Korean Peninsula Agriculture Community Challenges and Opportunities     Donald English Room, Central Hall Westminster, London SW1H 9NH […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 28th February 2022

A theatre production by one of the BKS Grants recipients.   We are delighted that BKS members, friends and families are offered a special discounted rate of tickets at £5 to see a performance in Bristol at the Old Vic.   Please email to secretary@britishkoreansociety.org.uk […]

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Posted by: Lauren Barnes  |  Posted on: 25th February 2022

Jieun Kiaer and Loli Kim are pleased to announce the publication of Understanding Korean Film: A Cultural Perspective (2021). Many of you will have undoubtably heard the recent rumblings in the media about the gap between the English subtitle and the Korean dialogue in Korean […]

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Posted by: Lauren Barnes  |  Posted on: 28th October 2021

  King’s College London will be hosting the Korean Peninsula Peace Forum 2021 on November 17th, 2.30-5pm.   The forum will be opened by Ambassador Kim Gunn, and will focus on Europe’s engagement with North Korea and the UK’s and the EU’s tilt towards the Indo-Pacific […]

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Posted by: Lauren Barnes  |  Posted on: 20th October 2021

    It is with great sadness that I have heard of the recent death of Tom Harris, my predecessor as Ambassador in Seoul and a great friend of mine and of the British Korean Society.   After graduating from Cambridge, Tom’s civil service career […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 26th September 2021

  The K-Music Festival 2021 begins on 6th October and runs until 17th November.   Fantastic performances are lined up for this year’s festival.   Please visit K-Music Festival 2021 for more information or book via this link.

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Posted by: Lauren Barnes  |  Posted on: 16th June 2021

  We are sorry to announce the cancellation of the ‘Remembering the Korean War’ event. The number of veterans who felt able to take part in the event planned for 24 June was not enough to make it viable, and we have had to make […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 12th March 2021

“The Unworthy, Worthwhile War: Korea 1950 – 1953”   The National Army Museum will hold a series of talks about the Korean War entitled “The Unworthy, Worthwhile War: Korea 1950 – 1953”. The museum has kindly agreed to allow BKS members, as invited guests, to […]

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Written by: Stephen Brown  |  Posted on: 25th October 2020

Dr Robert Hawley CBE FREng FRSE: Life Member British Korean Society   We learned with sadness that Dr Robert Hawley CBE FREng FRSE passed away on 11 October.   Dr Hawley will be well known to all members of the British Korean Society following his […]

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 25th October 2020

It is with sadness that we report the death of Dr Robert Hawley CBE FREng FRSE on 11th October 2020, aged 84.   Dr Hawley served as Chairman of the Anglo-Korean Society (now the BKS) for 5 years to 2007 when he became Joint President […]

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