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Selected publications by Charlotte Horlyck

Conference: Art and Soft Power in the UK and South Korea

This conference examines the role and impact of Korean art and artefacts in the formulation of soft power and development of UK-South Korea relations. The conference questions how acquisitions and displays of Korean artefacts in museums in Korea and Britain are influenced by and in turn shape UK-South Korea public diplomacy and soft power agendas. … [Read More]

A look back at the 2018 literary year

A look back at the books and literary events of the year – and a summary of my reading diary. Literature in translation In translated fiction, my reading this year has not managed anywhere near to keep pace with the amount of translations being published. I know I said the same in respect of 2017 … [Read More]

Korean Art: Narratives and Displays in Museum Contexts

An upcoming study day at the British Museum: Korean Art: Narratives and Displays in Museum Contexts Date: 29 September 2012, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Venue: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum Korean artefacts began to be collected and displayed in museums around the world by the turn of the 20th century. At this time several … [Read More]

Bargains at SOAS publishing workshop

It’s always worth turning up to an event when you know that book publishers are present. Brill, Saffron and Global Oriental were all present at the SOAS Korean publishing workshop on Monday. With Saffron selling their catalogue at half price on the night, and Global Oriental discounting everything to £20 (including the collected BAKS papers, … [Read More]

Korean Studies Publishing in Europe – SOAS Workshop

Please find below the details of a Korean Studies Publishing in Europe Workshop and book launch taking place on Monday 16 June 2008. The event will take place at SOAS in the Khalili Lecture theatre at 1pm. It coincides with the publication of the “Selected Writings of Han Yong-un” by Global Oriental, stalwarts of Korean … [Read More]