Spring term SOAS free seminars

The event schedule for the SOAS Centre of Korean Studies has just been announced for the current term

Fridays, 5pm
Room G52, Ground Floor, Main Building
SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
(except where otherwise stated)

For further details contact: Rahima Begum (rb41 AT soas DOT ac DOT uk)

All Welcome

These Seminars are open to the public. No booking is required.

Friday 18 January,
5pm, G52
Staffan Rosen, Stockholm University
Merit and Reward – The Imperial Korean System of Decorations 1900-1910 in an International Perspective

Friday 25 January,
5pm, G52
Valerie Gelezeau, EHESS
Landscapes of power in Seoul – Apartment complexes and the modernization of the South Korean city

Thursday 31 January,
5pm, G52
Carl Saxer, Associate Professor, Asia Research Centre, Copenhagen Business School
The Return of the Regions or the Rise of Seoul? Observations on the Recent Presidential Election in South Korea

Friday 1 February
5pm, G52
Paul French, Access Asia and author of North Korea: the Paranoid Peninsula
Paradise Lost: From Chollima Speed to Slow Motion Famine How North Korea Got Where it is Today

Friday 8 February
5pm, G52
Gina Barnes, Professorial Research Associate, SOAS
Cross-straits relations between Korea and Japan in the mid-4th to 5th centuries

Friday 22 February,
5pm, G52
Vladimir Tikhonov, Institute of East European and Oriental Studies, Oslo University
To beat or not to beat: discussions on Bildung ideals, corporal punishment and military training in colonial Korea

Friday 7 March,
5pm, G52
Kevin Gray, Sussex University
Democracy, Neoliberalism and the Crisis of the Korean Labour Movement

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