Past Lectures

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

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
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
Solitary Sage: The Profound Life and Legacy of Korea’s “Go-un” Choi Chi-won Tuesday, April 26, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
David A. Mason Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Korean Garden Cultures—Longing for the Immortal Tuesday, April 12, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Sim Woo-kyung Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Slovakia – country in the Heart of Europe Tuesday, March 22, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Ambassador Milan Lajčiak 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
CATASTROPHIC LOSSES OF KOREAN ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE & HISTORY: Continued (Part II) Tuesday, March 8, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Peter Bartholomew Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
A Tale of Two Cities: The Struggle Between Gangnam and Gangbuk from the founding of Seoul to the Present Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Emanuel Pastreich 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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