Event news: Discover Korea lecture series

Similar to this time last year, the South Korean embassy is sponsoring a series of informative introductory lectors on culture, education, science and economy.

While admission is free, booking is required. To reserve your place, email press@koreanembassy.org.uk with the title of the talk you would like to attend, guest names and numbers. A Korean buffet will be offered after each lecture.

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Culture: Korea at the British Museum

23rd November 18:30
Korean Cultural Centre
Speaker: Eleanor Soo-ah Hyun
Curator, Korean Collections, The British Museum

Eleanor Soo-ah Hyun, curator at the British Museum, will introduce the Museum’s Korean collection and the key 19th- and 20th-century individuals responsible for the formation of the collection. She will highlight some of the collection’s star pieces and in so doing will discuss the socio-cultural and artistic trends from the Three Kingdoms Period to the present.

Education: British education viewed by a Korean maths teacher working in British schools

25th November 18:30
Korean Cultural Centre
Speaker: Eun-young Kim
Maths Teacher, Luckley House School

Kim will talk about how she views the British education through her work as a maths teacher in the UK.

Science and Technology: Innovation in Korea

7th December 18:30
Korean Cultural Centre
Speaker: Dr. Jaehwan Park
Lecturer, Middlesex University London

Dr. Jaehwan Park will illustrate the innovativeness of Korean industry with examples from recent developments in science, technology, design and culture.

Economy: Life in the UK — perspectives from a Korean finance professional

9th December 18:30
Korean Cultural Centre UK
Speaker: Byung-Hoon Choi
Associate Director, Hermes Investment Management

Drawing upon his background in finance, Mr. Choi will provide some perspectives on living and working in one of the world’s most important financial centres.

Location of the venue
Korean Cultural Centre UK
Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW

Enquiries
Press Office, Embassy of the Republic of Korea 0207 227 5500 or press@koreanembassy.org.uk

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