Autumn seminar series at SOAS

soasThe Autumn seminar series at SOAS has been announced. The talks are scheduled for 5pm and regularly take place in room G52 of the main SOAS building. They are open to the public – no booking is required.

Friday, October 17
Prof. Rüdiger Frank, University of Vienna
“Transformation of State Socialism in East Asia: The case of North Korea”

Friday October 31
Dr Catherine H Yoon, University of East London
“Older People in Advertising: UK/South Korean Comparison”

Friday November 14th
Dr. Choon Key Chekar, CESAGEN, Cardiff University
“A very Korean scandal?: Inconsistency in cultural explanations for ‘ova donation campaign’”

Friday, November 28th
Dr. James Lewis, University of Oxford
“Korean merchant double-entry accounts from Kaesŏng city (1786-1947): Do these prove the existence of capitalism in pre-modern Korea?”

Friday, 5 December 2008
Professor Kim Shin Dong, Sciences Po, Paris
“Contemporary Korean popular culture”

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