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SOAS Centre of Korean Studies – Summer Term seminars

soas-big-logoThis term, the Centre of Korean Studies at SOAS (University of London) will be continuing its regular seminar series. The talks listed below are now confirmed for May and June.

PLEASE NOTE that the first two talks will be conducted in Korean. Although English abstracts (and some limited interpretation as required) will be available, the audience will be expected to have a working knowledge of the Korean language.

THE FIRST THREE SEMINARS WILL TAKE PLACE IN ROOM FG08 IN THE FABER BUILDING (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE FROM USUAL SEMINAR ROOM). The Faber building is located adjacent to the main SOAS building on the corner of Russell Square (you can ask for directions at the reception of the main building).
THE FOURTH SEMINAR will take place in the Khalili Lecture Theatre in the main SOAS building.

Friday, May 1, 5pm, FG08
Prof. Young Kim, SOAS / Inha University
English title: “Self-imposed poverty in Korean and Chinese allegorical tales”
Korean title: “자발적 가난과 한·중 우언문학”
Seminar Language: Korean

Friday, May 8, 5pm, FG08
Prof. SeonMee Kim, SOAS / Sunchon National University
English title: “Multicultural Education in Korea: Current State, Focus and Problems”
Korean title: “한국 다문화교육의 현황과 과제”
Seminar Language: Korean

Friday, May 15, 5pm, FG08
Prof. HyunSoo Kim, SOAS / Dankook University
“Interrelation between British Fleet’s Withdrawal from Port Hamilton (Kŏmundo) and the British Foreign Policy: The Li-Ladygensky Joint Agreement of 1886”
Seminar Language: English

Tuesday, June 2, 2pm, Khalili Lecture Theatre
Prof Yong-deok Kim, Korea Foundation of East Asian History
“History and Nationalism in Korea”
Seminar Language: English

Tuesday, June 23, 5pm, FG08
Professor Park, Taegyun (Seoul National University)
“Manipulated Memory, Forgotten Memory: The Korean War and the Vietnam War in South Korea”

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