SOAS Centre for Korean Studies autumn seminar series

Apologies for the delay in posting this – it arrived while I was on holiday

Note the difference in venue for the 5 December talk.

Friday 2 November, 5pm, room G52
Akira Utsugi, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh
“Tone and intonation in Seoul and Gyeongsang Korean”

Friday 16 November, 5pm, room G52
Janet Poole, Visiting Scholar, Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS
“Unruly Detail: Writing, Photography and Crisis in Late Colonial Korea”

Friday 23 November, 5pm, room G52
Joerg Plassen, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
“Literati Sŏn and Buddhist Neo-Confucianism: Hybrid tendencies in the intellectual life of the Early Chosŏn period, focusing on Kim Sisûp alias Sôlcham”

Friday 30 November, 5pm, room G52
Andrew Logie, digital cinematographer and researcher
“Contemporary Tradition: a showing of pansori and instrumental performances filmed in Korea this year”
Carl Saxer, Associate Professor, Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School
“Globalization and Inequality in South Korea (with additional reference to the consequences of globalization for Korean Studies)”
NB Carl Saxer’s seminar replaced with Andrew Logie’s talk.

Wednesday 5 December, 5pm, room VG06 in the Vernon Square campus [map]
Leonid Petrov, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University
“North Korea: a Regional Troublemaker or a Land of Opportunities?” (with observations from his recent visit to the DPRK)

All are welcome and no pre-booking is required.

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