Film Screening: North Korean Ghost Ships

Nicholas Ahlmark (Director) Friday 22 November 2019, 5:15 – 7:00pm SOAS, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Alumni Lecture Theatre Register on SOAS website Documentary filmmaker Nicholas Ahlmark, will visit to show his new documentary ‘North Korean Ghost Ships’ and give a Q+A. Director Biography Nicholas has built a career and reputation working on documentaries for […]

Bong Jong-ho’s BAFTA lecture at the Curzon Mayfair

Thanks to Andrew Heskins at Easternkicks for passing on the news: BAFTA Lecture Series: Bong Joon-ho Thursday 12 December 2019, 6:15pm Curzon Mayfair | Book tickets Taking place at Curzon cinemas in Mayfair and Soho, 2019 is the tenth year of BAFTAs annual series. The Screenwriters’ Lecture Series exists to celebrate screenwriters’ authorial contribution to […]

K-ART NOW: Artist Talk, Yiyun Kang

Monday 25 November 2019, 18:30 – 20:00 GMT Sotheby’s Institute of Art | 30 Bedford Square | London WC1B 3EE There is limited availability of tickets due to the capacity of the venue. Registration via EventBrite is essential. Register here. Dr. Yiyun Kang is an artist, researcher, and visiting lecturer at Royal College of Art […]

North Korea: The Foundations for Economic Revival

A Roundtable Event co-hosted by the British Korean Society and Henry Jackson Society Monday 11th November 2019, 17:30 In & Out Club, 4 St James’ Square, London SW1Y 4JU British Korean Society members only event. Sign up on their website. The Henry Jackson Society and the British Korean Society are delighted to invite Members of […]

Korean Traditional Dance Workshop at KCC

7 Nov 2019 – 8 Nov 2019, 6:30pm – 8pm @ KCCUK Register here Application deadline: 30 Oct 2019 17:00 The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. The Application Deadline is 30 Oct 2019 17:00. Buchaechum (Ipchum) is one of the most integral and popular genres […]

Korean Traditional Hand Embroidery Workshop at KCC

Wednesday 6 November 2019, 7pm @ KCCUK Register here Application deadline: 30 October 2019, 5pm The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. The Application Deadline is 30 Oct 2019 17:00. Jasu (hand embroidery) dates back to the prehistoric era when humans first started to make clothes. […]

2019 Social Sciences Korean Studies European Network Workshop

The 2019 Social Sciences Korean Studies European Network (SoKEN) workshop will be held at UCLan, 1-2 November 2019. The workshop is open to the public. Links: Event notice on UCLan website Korea at the Crossroads: Economic Development, Political Dynamics, and Social Changes in the Contemporary Korean Peninsula 1-2 November 20019 University Of Central Lancashire | […]

K-ART NOW: Artist Talk, Sin Park

Monday, 28 October 2019, 6:30 – 7:30pm Sotheby’s Institute of Art | 30 Bedford Square | London WC1B 3EE Please join us at the Sotheby’s institute of Art as artist Sin Park talks us through her thought processes behind of paintings. This event is free and open to public – RSVP is essential via the […]

DMZ Revisited: Nikolaus Hirsch and Kyong Park in Conversation

A Curatorial Talk Thursday 7 November 2019, 6:30 – 8 pm The Courtauld Institute of Art | Vernon Square Campus | Penton Rise | London WC1X 9EW Admission free | Register on EventBrite The event will be followed by a drinks reception. The Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) is one of the world’s most heavily militarised […]

Korean Ink Painting Workshop: apply by 23 October

The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. Application deadline is 23 Oct 2019. The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. Artist-researcher Dr Young Maeng will introduce traditional Korean ink painting and demonstrate a variety of painting techniques […]

SOAS seminar: China and the two Koreas – What next?

Monday 14 October 2019, 5:00 – 6:30 pm SOAS | College Buildings | Russell Square. Room: Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT) This event is open to the public and free to attend, however registration is required Abstract ‘Engagement’ of a kind may have replaced ‘fire and fury’ on the Korean Peninsula after Kim Jong-un met with […]

Young-sung Kim: hyperrealistic art masterclass

Thursday 3 October 2019, 4pm – 5pm | Register on EventBrite The Menier Gallery | 51-53 Southwark Street | London SE1 1RU Young-sung Kim from Korea will give a masterclass about his amazing world reknowned hyperrealistic art. Born in Seoul Korea 1973. Representative Gallery – Waterfall Mansion Gallery, New York. Plus One Gallery, London. In an economically driven world […]

BTS: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Project at Kingston University

Media & Communications & Music at Kingston University present: BTS (방탄소년단): A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Project Dates: Saturday 4 January – Sunday 5 January 2020 Venue: John Galsworthy Building | Penrhyn Road campus | Penrhyn Road | Kingston upon Thames | Surrey KT1 2EE Price: to be confirmed Registration: booking will be available soon, please […]