Lectures

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.

Upcoming Lectures

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
Resurrection City: Seoul's neverending urban renewal process Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Jon Dunbar Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
The Social Mediascape of the New Korean Wave in the Globalized 21st Century Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Dal Yong Jin Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
South Korean Radio Programs in the 1970s: The Intriguing Turn to Docudramas Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Jina E. Kim Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
American Gold Miners in Joseon Korea Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Robert Neff Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
Passing Down the Old Songs in Sopori: Grassroots Preservation in a Korean Village Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Hilary Vanessa Finchum-Sung Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members

Contact Us

Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
Room 611, Christian Building, Daehangno 19 (Yeonji-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-736
왕립아세아학회한국지부
[110-736] 서울시 종로구 대학로 19 (연지동 ) 한국기독교회관 611호실

Office is open Monday through Friday except Wednesday. We are short staffed: please call or email before your visit.
Phone (02) 763-9483 FAX (02) 766-3796
Email - royalasiatickorea@gmail.com

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