Past Lectures

A list of past lectures of the Royal Asiatic Society-Korea Branch.

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
The Comfort Women of WWII Tuesday, September 20, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Maija Rhee Devine Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Meeting a Korean Poet: Jeong Ho-Seung Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jeong Ho-Seung and Brother Anthony Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Pictures from the Past – the charm and revelations of historic Korean postcards Tuesday, July 19, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Norman Thorpe Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Building Sandcastles in Seoul: Socio-cultural Barriers to Doing Business in South Korea Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Dr Judith Cherry MBE Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
The Latter-Day Diaspora Century, a Personal Journey A Conversation With the Iconic K.W. (Kyung Won) Lee Return of a Prodigal Son to the Land of Everlasting Hahn* Tuesday, June 28, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
KW Lee Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
God Pictures: Korean Shaman Paintings Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Laurel Kendall, Jongsung Yang, Yul Soo Yoon Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
How did North Korea's rich and powerful live under Kim Il Sung, how do they live now? Tuesday, June 7, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Andrei Lankov Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Exploring the People, Culture, and History of China’s Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Michael Spavor 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
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

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