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  • Booklist: North Korea (146 titles)
    • North Korea: Jihyun Park and Lindsey Miller in conversation

      Join us with Jihyun Park and Lindsey Miller who have joined forces for this fascinating evening of both gripping and poignant discussion about their own experiences in North Korea and talking about their books The Hard Road Out: One Womans Escape from North Korea and North Korea: Like Nowhere Else. North Korea is an open-air prison from which … [Read More]

      SOAS conference: The Real North Korea: in its Multiplicity of Origins, Dynamics, and Futures

      Speakers: Andrei Lankov, Park Hyung-jung, Tatiana Gabroussenko, Balazs Szalontai, Kevin Gray, Charlotte Webb, Camilo Aguirre, Peter Ward This special one-day symposium on North Korea’s history, society and economy will be co-hosted by the SOAS Centre of Korean Studies and the AKS Korean Studies Laboratory: ‘The Real North Korea’. It will be an opportunity to hear … [Read More]

      Science Engagement with the DPRK: The Mount Paektu Research Centre

      BKS members are invited to this talk and drinks reception. Doors open 18.15, Talk and discussion: 18.30, Drinks reception: 19.30 Opening and closing remarks Professor Sir Martyn Poliako FRS, University of Nottingham Martin Uden, Chair, British Korean Society The Mount Paektu Research Centre Professor James Hammond, Birkbeck, University of London Dr Amy Donovan, University of Cambridge … [Read More]

      Assassins: the story of Kim Jong Nam’s murder

      Thanks to Jason Verney for drawing our attention to this one. Available on demand / online for an unknown length of time, a documentary about the assassination of Kim Jong Nam. Details of where you can rent it can be found on the film’s website, Assassins Dir: Ryan White (2020, 1h 44m) Available online … [Read More]

      Online lecture: North Korean Ghost Ships

      A lecture and screening about a fascinating topic to ease you in to the Bank Holiday weekend. I missed the screening at SOAS last year so I’ll definitely be tuning in to this. North Korean Ghost Ships Thursday 7 May, 2020 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM Talk by Robert Winstanley-Chesters and film showing and Q&A … [Read More]

      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 … [Read More]

      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 … [Read More]

      Screening: The Gift of Love

      Join the Korea Future Initiative and Connect: North Korea on February 22nd at 7pm in New Malden Methodist Church for a screening of ‘The Gift of Love’, a new film by North Korean exile and film director Gim Gyu Min. Following the screening, Mr Gim will join for a Q+A. Screening of ‘The Gift of … [Read More]

      North Korea’s Nuclear Program – A New Perspective

      SOAS’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Society and North Korean Culture Society host a public meeting offering new perspectives on the North Korean nuclear issue Monday 28 January 2019, 7pm till 9pm (Ending time depends on discussion) Venue: Room G3 | SOAS main building | Thornhaugh Street | Russell Square | London WC1H 0XG Guest Speaker: … [Read More]