Past Lectures

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

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
Making Records of All Kinds of Korean Music, 1906: The Earliest Commercial Korean Music Recordings and Their Historical Significance Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jihoon Suk Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members
“I thank Korea for her books:” James Scarth Gale, Korean Literature in hanmun, and Allo-metropolitan Missionary Orientalism Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Professor Ross King Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
(on Wednesday) A Mere Scrap of Paper: The 1882 Korean-American Treaty, Syngman Rhee, and the Division of Korea Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
David Fields Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
(moved to Wednesday) Seoul Global City in a pan-organizational environment. From solid to fluid society, an evolutionary movement leading where? Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Christian Barde Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Do we learn nothing from writing history? Ten reflections after writing a modern history of the two Koreas Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Adrian Buzo Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Public Sentiment and its Place in Modern Korea Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Michael Breen 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 Joint Communiqué of July 4, 1972: Korea’s First Agreement on Unification: What was behind it? Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Kathryn Weathersby Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Homer B. Hulbert, Hidden Hero of Korea and Pride of America Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
DongJin Kim 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 Meaning of Park Geun-hye: South Korean Democracy at Crossroads Tuesday, February 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Se-Woong Koo, editor-in-chief of Korea Exposé Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Ghostly Encounters of Modern Korea Tuesday, January 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Robert Neff Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members

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