January events 2007

Cho Duck-hyun Peter Wakefield Collection
Cho Duck-hyun: Peter Wakefield Collection, at Asia House

The Through the Looking Glass exhibition at Asia House continues. Lee Jiyoon’s series of Wednesday morning lectures (Art & Society in Modern Korea) commences on 10 January, and there are two related evening events: Choi Jeong-hwa on 22 January and Chong Doryun on 29 January. All at Asia House.

Paul French, author of the wide-ranging book on North Korea, speaks at the Frontline Club on 17 January, while the SOAS Centre for Korean Studies programme of Friday evening talks includes Vladimir Tikhonov on Militarism and anti-militarism in South Korea on 12 January, and Yannick Bruneton on Koryo period epigraphy on 19 January.

Other special events are the Korean business reception at the London Assembly building on 15 January and the Atlas of Ideas conference on 17 and 18 January.

Korean dancer So-Yeon Kim performs in Ballet Black at the Linbury Studio from 31 January.

Start thinking about booking flights and hotels for ARCO Madrid in February. Details are still being finalised and I’ll post updates as and when I hear them.

We’re off to a flying start to the year!

Let me know if I’ve missed anything

One thought on “January events 2007

  1. Will anyone mind if I drop in to the lecture tomorrow? I can only really come to this week’s as I’m based in Manchester and can’t afford to pay for the whole term?

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