Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 28th June 2016

We have received the following message from Ambassador Hwang: The ROK Ambassador’s Congratulation Message on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the British Korean Society As the ROK Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the joint President of the British Korean Society, it is […]

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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 29th April 2016

On April 28, Ambassador Joonkook Hwang hosted the presentation of the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit to Sir John Stanley and to the widow of Professor Paul Webley, formerly Director of SOAS. The presentation was carried out by Vice Foreign Minister Sungnam Lim, the former […]

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Written by: Warwick Morris  |  Posted on: 8th March 2016

On behalf of the Society I attended with my wife the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Major General Mike Swindells CB, on 13 January at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square. As reported elsewhere on our website, Mike was the last President of the […]

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Written by: Warwick Morris  |  Posted on: 5th August 2015

A ceremony and service to mark the 62nd Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice was held at the Korean War Memorial in Victoria Embankment, London, on 27 July. Some 50 British Korean War veterans attended, as smartly turned out as ever, along with local officials, […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 10th July 2015

The BAKS bursary committee have announced the four recipients of BKS Bursaries for academic year 2015 – 2016. More about the students and their research can be found on our Outreach – Bursary Programme page.

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Written by: Admin  |  Posted on: 5th February 2015

30 January 2015 – a memorable day for BKS Events Secretary Sylvia Park. On 30th January Sylvia was presented with her MBE by HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. In her own words: “I had a wonderful, enjoyable and very exciting day at Buckingham Palace on 30 […]

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Written by: Warwick Morris  |  Posted on: 8th December 2014

A new memorial, a gift from the Republic of Korea to honour British troops who served in Korea between 1950 and 1953, was unveiled and dedicated in a ceremony on 3 December in Victoria Embankment gardens, next to the MOD. The project has involved the […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 14th September 2014

The BAKS bursary committee have announced the four recipients of BKS Bursaries for academic year 2014 – 2015. More about the students and their research can be found on our Outreach – Bursary Programme page.  

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Written by: Warwick Morris  |  Posted on: 7th July 2014

I am delighted to welcome you to our newly-designed website, coinciding with our new name: British Korean Society (BKS). As you will know, a resolution to change our name (from the Anglo-Korean Society) was proposed at the AGM last March and was voted in by […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 24th April 2014

Our Chairman has expressed his condolences to the ROK Ambassador on behalf of the British Korean Society: From BKS Chairman: Date : 2014-04-17 05:32:24 S u b j e c t : Ferry Accident Dear Ambassador I write to express my sorrow on reading of the tragic loss of so many […]

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