March events 2008

Beyond the Years
Beyond the Years – at the KCC this month

Academia and discussions

The last SOAS Centre for Korean Studies Friday seminar is on 7 March – Kevin Gray of Sussex University talks on Democracy, Neoliberalism and the Crisis of the Korean Labour Movement. 5pm, G52, Main Building, SOAS.

Former UK ambassador to Seoul Warwick Morris addresses the Korea Discussion Group at Chatham House on 17 March. His subject is Out with the Old and In with the New.

DPRK

DPRK Ambassadar Ja Song Nam addresses members of both Houses of Parliament in the Moses Room at 6pm on 4 March.

Film

Im Kwon-taek’s Beyond the Years will be screened at the KCC at 7pm on 27 March

Art

I-MYU’s March show, Around the Clock, runs from 6 March to 5 April, featuring Yutaka Inagawa and Taek Lim.

The exhibition of modern Korean folk art on white porcelain continues at the Cultural Centre, and in what (based on the last-minute nature of the publicity) appears to be an afterthought, curator Jiyoon Lee talks about the Nam June Paik exhibition on 6 March at 6pm.

Social

The Korean Language Meetup Group meets up on 22 March at 6pm.

Activities of members of Korean Artists Association UK

Jin-yeob Cha (dance) performs in ENO’s Madame Butterfly until 7 March

Min-jung Kym (piano) accompanies Pierre Amoyal at the Royal College of Music, 1pm on 11 March, and again in Chethams School (Manchester) at 7:30pm on 12 March, in performances of the Poulenc and Franck violin sonatas

Theatre4all have arranged some musical entertainment with guitarist Dimitris and pianist Na Won Kim at Hobkirk House, near the Malden Centre (New Malden) at 2pm on 8 March.

Let me know what I’ve missed.

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