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Book talk: A New History of South and North

KCCUK is pleased to announce an in-person talk about Korea: A New History of South and North with Ramon Pacheco Pardo and Victor Cha. Published by Yale University Press, Korea: A New History of South and North was released June 2023. About the book Korea has a long, riveting history—it is also a divided nation. … [Read More]

Ra Jong-yil Lecture 2021 – Professor Victor D Cha

This year’s Ra Jong-yil Lecture for Cambridge’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies will be given by Victor Cha, this Friday lunchtime. Korea’s Place in Coalitional Diplomacy Friday, 11 June 2021 13:00 – 14:30 (UK time) The talk will be held via Zoom | registration required via this link The international system today is … [Read More]

The second SoKEN conference agenda announced

Originally scheduled for April 2020, the 2nd SoKEN (Social Science Korean Studies European Network) Conference has moved online and takes place on 29 January 2021, courtesy of the Scottish Centre for Korean Studies at the University of Edinburgh. The conference is open to all, but pre-registration is required to get your personal Zoom link. Register here. Keynote … [Read More]

Event news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum

How refreshing to have a whole day conference on Korea without a mention of hallyu or the DPRK in the detailed programme (though security on the peninsula has a dedicated panel session in the afternoon). Buy tickets for the LSE Student Union’s Korea Future Forum via Eventbrite (top price £40 plus booking fee) LSE SU … [Read More]