LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2018: Korea in the G-2 Era

Notice of this year’s Korea Future Forum at the LSE: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2018: Korea in the G-2 Era 9am, 10 February 2018 Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, London School of Economics, 265 Strand, London, WC2R 1DH Tickets £40 (students £25) + fee from Dresscode: Business Smart | FREE lunch provided | The event is […]

The Rose plays ULU Live

ULU Live hosts another London K-pop debut: The Rose: Paint it Rose Tour ULU Live At Student Central, London WC1E 7HY Sat, 24 February 2018 7:00pm – 10:30pm Tickets £45.28 – 101.88 from Eventbrite This event is 12+ (under 16s must be with an adult, maximum 3 under 16s per adult) The Rose (Hangul: 더 […]

Congratulations to the KCCUK: 10 years old today

The Korean Cultural Centre opened the doors for its launch party ten years ago today, on 30 January 2008. Jennifer Barclay, author of Meeting Mister Kim, was there to cover the event for LKL. It’s been a hectic 10 years since then: 10 film festivals 245 film screenings (not counting collateral screenings in places like […]

The Korea Crisis, the Moon Jae-in Government, and Olympic Peace

Somewhat late notice of a highly topical talk: The Korea Crisis, the Moon Jae-in Government, and Olympic Peace Prof. Chung-in Moon Special Presidential Advisor for Unification, Foreign and Security Affairs Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Yonsei University, Korea 30 January 2018, 5-6.30pm Venue: SOAS, Brunei Gallery Room B202 All welcome | No registration required Organised […]

Made in Korea – the video

Kay Aplin of the Ceramic House in Brighton, who masterminded the Korea-UK Made in Korea ceramic collaboration last year, has completed a 20-minute video documentary of the project. Well worth a viewing in full: Please browse Kay’s blog of the whole project including the reciprocal exhibition at the Mullae Art Factory in Seoul. In England, […]

New and upcoming non-fiction titles for 2018

Too many books, not enough time to read them, or space to store them. Encouragingly, in a skim of the upcoming publication lists I had no problems finding plenty of books on a wide range of interesting topics. No longer it seems is the reading public (or the publishers’ perception thereof) solely interested in that […]

Event news: Dreamcatcher plays ULU Live

Spend the evening of Valentine’s day with your beloved and a 7-member girl band… (Careful when booking: the cheapest (£33.96) tickets don’t get you into the gig – they simply give you access to a signing session). Dreamcatcher: 1st tour “Fly High” in London Wed, 14 February 2018, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM ULU Live […]

[Nottingham] The Real DMZ at New Art Exchange

A three-month exhibition in Nottingham as part of the UK-Korea year of cultural exchange: The Real DMZ New Art Exchange | 39-41 Gregory Boulevard | Nottingham NG7 6BE | 27 January – 15 April 2018 The Real DMZ: Artistic encounters through Korea’s demilitarized zone has been curated by Sunjung KIM and The Real DMZ […]

Event news: Cooking with North Korean Refugees

An event which promises to be informative and worthwhile. The price is pitched to raise a bit of funding for a very worthy cause. Cooking with North Korean Refugees Tue 20 February 2018 18:30 – 21:30 Venue: London Tickets: £50 plus fee | Book tickets on Eventbrite Korean food might be everywhere in the UK […]