London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Korean Women on screen, between the covers

As many readers might know, I recently gave a talk at the British Korean Women’s Society on a pretty risky topic: I was asked to give a Western male’s perspective on Korean women.  I decided to play it relatively safe, and discuss the topic through the lens of Korean novels, films and artworks that are accessible … [Read More]

Event notice: BKWS dinner with Anne Wightman

Notice of the monthly dinner of the British Korean Women’s Society: My Seoul Adventure A talk by Anne Wightman (wife of the British Ambassador to South Korea 2011 to 2015) Tuesday 1 September 2015, 7.00pm In and Out Club | 4 St James’s Square | LONDON SW1AY 4JU After postings in Beijing, Paris and Rome, … [Read More]

Event notice: BKWS visit to Clarence House, 16 August

An interesting social event coming up for the British Korean Womens Society. You can find out more about the society here, or visit their website, Visit to Clarence House St James’s Palace, London SW11BA (nearest underground Green Park) Sunday 16 August 2015, 11.30 am Clarence House was built between 1825 and 1827 to the designs … [Read More]

The BKWS Seollal dinner

Those who are members of both the British Korean Society (formerly known as the Anglo-Korean Society) and the British Korean Women’s Society are spoiled for dining choice this month. The BKS will be meeting on 18 February, while the BKWS will be celebrating Seollal with tteokguk on 19 February. The British Korean Women’s Society Invites … [Read More]

BKWS monthly meeting: a tour of the V&A

Something different for the British Korean Women’s Society this month: Tour of the Victoria & Albert Museum Friday 20th September 2013 6.45pm MAIN ENTRANCE FOYER THE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM South Kensington London SW7 2RL The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was founded in 1852 with the aim of giving British artists and manufacturers the … [Read More]

British Korean Womens Society – inaugural event

The BKWS has had a number of invitation-only events over the past year or so. Now they are having their first public event. All welcome (including men, Korean or otherwise). An RSVP is required (and contribution to cover the catering costs): BKWS committee would like to invite you and your friends to an inaugural event … [Read More]