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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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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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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