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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Illustrated talk: Life as a diplomat in 1970s Seoul

Warwick Morris and Martin Uden talk about their time in the British Embassy in Seoul. The 1970s were a turbulent time in Korea, featuring rapid industrialisation of the economy, the assassination of President Park and a coup led by President Chun, but it was also a fascinating posting for two young diplomats, both sent to … [Read More]

2019 LSE SU Korea Future Forum: Progression or Regression?

This year’s Korea Future Forum looks particularly interesting for the two keynote addresses, especially prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun. Full speaker details and more on the conference’s website and Facebook page. 2019 LSE SU Korea Future Forum Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE Saturday 2 March 2019, 9:30 AM – 5:20 PM Tickets £40 (students £20) | Buy … [Read More]

ROK-UK Forum on the peaceful unification of the peninsula

Registration is required for this event. Please email sylviapark at live dot co dot uk if you wish to attend, with details of your Full name Affiliation Contact details including phone number. ROK-UK Peaceful Unification Forum “The Korean Peninsula – Peace Building International Co-operation” Monday 5th November 2018, 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London … [Read More]