The Edinburgh Korean Students Society is holding a conference on 29 February 2020 to commemorate the March 1st Independence Movement in 1919 against Japanese colonial rule:
Korea Conference: Exploring the Korean Independence Movement and the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula
Saturday, 29 February 2020, 10:00-19:30
Lecture Theatre A | David Hume Tower | George Square | Newington | Edinburgh EH8 9JX
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10:00 – 10:50 am Dr. Gabor Sebo: Shin Sang-ok and the New Visions of North Korean Cinema 11:00 – 11:50 am Dr. Virginie Grzelcyk: After Reunification – the Search of a Common Korean Identity 12:00 – 12:50 pm Lunch 13:00 – 13:50 pm Author Seh-lynn: Deux Coréennes, a Daring Encounter 14:00 – 14:50 pm Dr. Yoonjeong Lee: A Critical Reflection of the Peaceful Korean Independence Movement: Reviewing the First of March, the Proclaiming of the Independence of Korea 14:50 – 15:10 pm Coffee break 15:10 – 16:00 pm Dr. Sojin Lim: Paradigm Changes and Aid Modalities: A Case of South Korea’s Triangular Cooperation and the Implications for North Korea 16:10 – 17:20 pm Mr. Jangkyu Lee: Diplomatic activities of Representatives of Korean Provisional Government in Paris, 1919 17:30 – 18:20 pm Tbc* 18:30 – 19:00 pm Dr. Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan: Closing speech 19:10 – 19:30 pm Film screening: The Unfinished Story (끝나지 않은 이야기)
*Tbc: If the speaker for this session is not able to attend, we will re-schedule the Closing speech and Film screening to be earlier: 17:30-18:00 pm “Closing speech”, 18:10 – 18:30 pm Film screening.