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SOAS Spring Term free seminars

Here’s a list of Seminars and Lectures organised by the SOAS Centre of Korean Studies for Term 2 – 2009

The first seminar of the term is as follows:

Date: Friday, January 16, 5pm
Speaker: Nick Bonner, Filmmaker and founder of Koryo Tours
Title: “Filming North Korea”
Room: G52
Time: 5pm

Contact: Jaehoon Yeon (jy1 @ soas . ac . uk) or Rahima Begum (rb41 @ soas . ac . uk)
All Welcome

The remaining talks are as follows:

Friday, January 30, 5pmProf. Jeong-hee Lee-Kalisch, Freie Universitat Berlin
“Inventive mind within the self-cultivating: Korean calligraphy of the Joseon Dynasty”
Room: G52
Time: 5pm

Friday, February 6, 5pm
Jo Elfving-Hwang, Leeds University
“The Trancendental Feminine: rewriting cultural representations of femininity in Chon Kyongnin’s fiction”
Room: G52

Friday, March 6, 5pm
Prof. Kim Daeyeol, Inalco (Paris)
“A Confucian moral practice in 19th Century Korea: Relation between personal moral cultivation and politics by Chong Yagyong (1762-1836)”
Room: G52
Time: 5pm

Thursday, March 19, 5pm ***IN ROOM 459***
Prof. Nam-lin Hur, The University of British Columbia
“Military Duty in Late Sixteenth-Century Choson Korea: A System for Everything but Defense?”
Room: 459

Friday, March 20, 5pm
Dr Howard Reid (West Park Pictures Ltd)
“The History of Kwanghamun: the several births, deaths and rebirths of a national cultural icon”
Room: G5

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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