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 7,000 won donation is asked of non-members.
An archive of past lectures can be viewed here.
|Welcome to the ‘Land of Extremes': An Author Reflects on Writing About Korea||Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Andrew Salmon||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||7,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|A study of the possible influence of Beijing drum song and Yangzhou xianci on Korean p’ansori||Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Yeonok Jang||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||7,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|Recent Trends in the Return of Cultural Objects to their Countries of Origin: Implications for Korea||Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Lee Keun-Gwan, Professor of Law, Seoul National University||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||7,000 won (non-member); free for members|