Hysteria: Kim Yideum in conversation with Steven J. Fowler

September’s literature discussion at the KCC looks at Kim Yideum’s award-winning poetry collection: Hysteria By Kim Yideum, translated by Jake Levine, Soeun Seo, Hedgie Choi Wednesday 29 September 12:00PM-1:30PM (UK time) via Zoom Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name and contact details by 15th September 2021 The event is free of charge. The first thirty […]

8th World Hallyu Congress, at Kellogg College Oxford

The agenda for the 8th World Hallyu Congress hosted at Kellogg College in Oxford – but held online via Zoom – has been announced, with panel sessions on Coronavirus and Pop Culture, Netflix, Broadway and the Pandemic, Inter-Asia Cultural Exchanges and Melancholia in Pop Culture. One session, Cosmetic Surgery before and after Covid-19, will be […]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con […]

Online Korean Cuisine Class: Summer Dessert

A perfect introduction to Korean desserts – apply by 8 August. Hansik Class: Summer Dessert Wednesday 11 August 17:30 – 18:30 (BST) Venue: ZOOM (Online) Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name, email by 8 August 2021. For your summer cooking inspiration, the KCCUK presents an online Korean cuisine class looking […]

Grass: Keum Suk Gendry-Kim in conversation with Janet Hong

July’s literature event organised by the KCCUK features a well-received graphic novel. Author Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong will give a live virtual talk about her novel ‘Grass’. Following the talk, author Kim will respond to questions from the audience. Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong Wednesday 28 July 2021 […]

LKFF Summer Teaser screenings and discussion

The KCC’s exciting lineup of teaser screenings for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong’s beautifully shot Voice of Silence – which screened at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year – action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish […]

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 […]

Online talk: Music for Healing — BTS, radical love and becoming other

An interesting talk coming up this week: Music for Healing: BTS, radical love and becoming other Speaker: Dr Colette Balmain, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, Kingston University Research series: ArCC (School of Arts, Culture and Communication) research seminar series organised by Visconti Studio. Mode: Online via Microsoft teams. Email c.balmain at kingston.ac.uk for link. […]