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
Mural of Mystery: the Amitabha Buddha Triad at Muwi-sa Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Hal Swindall Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
A Forgotten Terrorist Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Ambassador Ra Jong-yil Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
Won for the money: How capitalism is changing North Korea Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm James Pearson Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
Korea’s Birds: Portraits in Place Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Robert Newlin Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 7,000 won (non-member); free for members
Reforestation in Korea: Dramatic Success under Park Chung-hee and Current Efforts in the DPRK Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Dr. Victor K. Teplyakov 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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