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.
|Moving beyond Makgeolli: Selected Observations on Traditional Korean Alcohol||Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||John Frankl||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|
|Politics in the Trenches: A Field Report from the 20th National Assembly Election||Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm||Jacob Reidhead||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members|