About RASKB Lectures
The Royal Asiatic Society - Korea Branch regularly hosts English-language lectures by respected figures on Korean culture and history.
Lectures are held in the Residents’ Lounge on the second floor of the Somerset Palace, Seoul. A map to the venue can be found here.
Lectures are free for RASKB members, while a 10,000 won donation is asked of non-members. Students presenting an appropriate form of ID will be asked to pay 5,000 won.
An archive of past lectures can be viewed here.
NOTICE: To help you plan ahead, here's a summary list of lectures tentatively planned for 2016.
|A Tale of Two Cities: The Struggle Between Gangnam and Gangbuk from the founding of Seoul to the Present||Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Emanuel Pastreich||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members|
|Slovakia – country in the Heart of Europe||Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Ambassador Milan Lajčiak||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members|