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Wolfson College workshop: Korea’s Strategy – Economic Success, Popular Culture, and Global Art CANCELLED

Another Covid-19 casualty. This conference is postponed and will hopefully be reconvened at a later date.

Wolfson College Oxford is hosting an afternoon workshop on topical themes related to South Korea.

Korea’s Strategy: Economic Success, Popular Culture, and Global Art

Friday 20 March 2020, 1pm – 4pm
Wolfson Auditorium | Wolfson College | Linton Road | Oxford OX2 6UD
Open to all

Wolfson College Oxford


13:00-13:10 Opening remarks

13:10-14:00 Session 1

  • The Strategy for Korea’s Economic Success (Hwy-Chang Moon – by video conference)

14:00-15:00 Session 2

  • The Untold Story of the Korean Film Industry (Patrick Messerlin)
  • Connecting the Disconnected: The International Popularity of K-pop and its Core Messages (Jimmyn Parc)

15:00-16:00 Session 3

  • K-Beauty and the Western Beast? K-beauty’s Expansion into Western Markets and Skin Alteration Practices (Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain)
  • BTS Art Connect: A Universal Language (Yonsue Kim)

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