London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Fiona Bae in conversation with Na Kim

As part of a month-long festival of events at Foyles in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre to celebrate Korean Culture Month, Fiona Bae, the author of Make, Break, Remix: The Rise of K-Style, discusses her bold and beautifully-made study of contemporary Korean style with designer Na Kim. Make, Break, Remix explores the extraordinary impact … [Read More]

East meets East: Han Ma Eum (Planetary Mind)

Celebrating UK Korea Contents Week 2022, Art Center Nabi and KCCUK co-present the exhibition Our Friendly Neighbours and a hybrid art conference East meets East: Han Ma Eum, demonstrating the current trajectories of Korean contemporary art in the commencement of the East meets East project. East meets East (EmE) is a long-term research project by … [Read More]

September Literature Night: The Pachinko Parlour

Author Elisa Shua Dusapin and translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins will join us for a talk about the novel ‘The Pachinko Parlour’, following the talk, Elisa Shua Dusapin will respond to questions from the audience. This event is co-organised with the publisher Daunt Books Publishing. The Pachinko Parlour From the author of Winter in Sokcho, Winner … [Read More]

Trandee Rock K-Pop Dance Workshop Tour

Trandee is a professional K-Pop Dancer working with EXO, NCT, SuperM, SHINee, THE BOYZ, ASTRO, Mamamoo and more. Mnet TV Show ‘Be Mbitious’ Finalist. This is the very first Trandee Rock Dance Workshop Tour in Europe. 1st session: K-POP Dance workshop Calling all K-Pop lovers! In this session Trandee Rock will be showing you step … [Read More]

Free online + in-person South Korean cinema seminar: Preservation, Distribution and Education

One day seminar on South Korean Cinema for University educators UK and internationally. In person and online, free entry & film screening. About this event Attendance either in person, at Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill Halls, University of Glasgow, 9 University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK, or, via Zoom (link available with ticket). Please register via … [Read More]

A discussion with poet Hakjung Kim

In August we will have a special event as a part of our Korean Literature Night (KLN) with poet Hakjung Kim and this event will be presented at the KCCUK. Poet Hakjung Kim will share his thoughts about why writing as a minority voice in contemporary Korea matters. With the moderator Eugene Kim, Hakjung Kim … [Read More]

Temple Food Demonstration with Ven Beop Song

Le Cordon Bleu London are delighted to announce they will be joined on 10th August by Korean Buddhist nun and chef, Venerable Beop Song, for a special culinary demonstration of Korean temple food. The demonstration is open for all to attend, but please note that registration is required. A renowned chef and cookbook author, Beop … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Make, Break, Remix

Join us for an exclusive Q&A with author Fiona Bae in conversation with Robert Bound, Senior Correspondent at Monocle, to mark the launch of her new book Make, Break, Remix: The Rise of K-Style, a bold, stylish look at the global rise of Korean culture and style in the words and images of those shaping … [Read More]

SOAS seminar: Making “Aristocracy” of Koryŏ Dynasty

Since the early twentieth century there has been an ongoing discussion regarding the ruling class in Koryŏ dynasty (918-1392). This debate is very much related to the arguments about the development of Korean history. In this talk I will discuss how the debate defining Koryŏ’s ruling class as the aristocracy has developed since the 1960s. … [Read More]

May Literature Night: Winter in Sokcho

The Korean Literature Night is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. For May we will read the novel Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin. Author Elisa Shua Dusapin and translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins will join us for a live virtual talk about the novel ‘Winter … [Read More]