Social Matters through Dream Sharing

Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction project comes to its conclusion: Social Matters through Dream Sharing: A Dream Symposium and Dream Auction 1 – 20 November 2021, online and at Rosenfeld Gallery We invite you to join a ‘collaboration through dreams’. This is between artists, a poet, social science, a fine art auction house and an expert […]

Korean Peninsula Peace Forum 2021

King’s London announces the 2021 Korea Peace Forum, organised in collaboration with SOAS atn the ROK Embassy Korean Peninsula Peace Forum 2021 Wednesday 17 November 2021, 14:30 Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG Register via Eventbrite The 2021 forum will involve leading academics and practitioners discussing the political and security situation in the Korean […]

2021 University of Edinburgh Yun Posun Memorial Symposium

The 2021 University of Edinburgh Yun Posun Memorial Symposium takes the pandemic as its theme: New Agenda for South Korea-UK Cooperation in the COVID19 Era 2 – 3 November 2021 Zoom and YouTube Online Symposium First day: 2nd November, 2021 (10:00 am-12:30pm GMT, 7:00pm-9:30pm KST) Registration (9:30am-10:00am GMT, 6:30pm-7:00pm KST) Opening Ceremony (10:00am-11:05am GMT, 7:00 […]

LKL’s list of ten Squid Game superlatives

Well, I guess everyone who’s going to watch it has watched it already, but nevertheless I’ve tried to avoid any major spoilers in the below. Here’s the list of things that struck me most about the hit series. Most enjoyable reveal Runner up was the identity of the multi-gazillionaire who set up the game, But the […]

Translating “Squid Game” – online seminar series

Not sure where you stand on the topic of the Squid Game subtitles? Forget about the noise on social media and get something more substantive to help you form some views: Translating Squid Game Four workshops held weekly via Zoom 5pm Saturday 23 October – 13 November Email TalkingLearningKorea@gmail.com to register Discussing issues of translation […]

Lemon: Janet Hong in conversation with Phillip Kim

This month’s KCC literature event returns to an evening time slot. You can find LKL’s review of the novel here. Lemon Tuesday 26th October 7:00PM-8:30PM (UK time) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk The translator Janet Hong and the moderator Phillip Kim will join us for a live virtual talk about Kwon yeo-sun’s novel ‘Lemon’ Lemon In the […]

Online talks: Preserving Korean Pictorial Art | the History of Hanji

Two free talks by the British Musuem’s Korean paintings conservator: Preserving Korean Pictorial Art | the History of Hanji Thursday 7 October 2021 & Thursday 14 October 2021, 7pm – 8pm Book via the KCCUK website This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from conservator Dr. Meejung Kim-Marandet (Amorepacific Conservator for Korean Paintings, British Museum) […]

Translated Vase: Yeesookyung and Sang-ah Kim in conversation

The British Museum is celebrating London Craft Week with a conversation between ceramic artist and sculptor Yeesookyung and curator Sang-ah Kim: Translated Vase Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.00–13.00 via Zoom Registration required via the British Museum website Join Sang-ah Kim, the Museum’s newly appointed Korean collections curator, as she interviews interdisciplinary artist Yeesookyung. They’ll discuss […]

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 […]