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Ra Jong-yil Lecture 2021 – Professor Victor D Cha

This year’s Ra Jong-yil Lecture for Cambridge’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies will be given by Victor Cha, this Friday lunchtime. Korea’s Place in Coalitional Diplomacy Friday, 11 June 2021 13:00 – 14:30 (UK time) The talk will be held via Zoom | registration required via this link The international system today is … [Read More]

[Cambridge] Ra Jong-yil Lecture – Professor Carter Eckert

This year’s Ra Jong-yil Lecture at Cambridge will be given by Professor Carter Eckert from Harvard University: The US in the Making of South Korean Militarism (1945-1961). The Shasha Suite | Westminster College | Madingley Road | Cambridge Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 – 17:00 to 19:00 Militarism has been deeply intertwined with Korean history and … [Read More]

Event news: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens gives Ra Jong-yil Annual Lecture

This Friday’s annual Ra Jong-yil lecture in Cambridge will be given by Kathleen Stephens, former US ambassador to the ROK. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Lessons from Korea Ra Jong-yil Annual Lecture at Cambridge Friday, 3 June 2016, 5:00 pm (RSVP in advance to [email protected]) Darwin College, Old Library Ambassador Kathleen Stephens … [Read More]

Inside North Korea – Life, Love, and The Leader

Ambassador John Everard, British Ambassador to North Korea from 2006-2008, delivers the 2013 Ra Jong-Yil Lecture in Korean Studies in the Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Tuesday 3 December, 5pm Inside North Korea – Life, Love, and The Leader Ambassador Everard will talk about his experiences there and about the lives both of the North Koreans … [Read More]

Bruce Cumings in Cambridge

In the second Ra Yong-yil lecture, Bruce Cumings, author of Korea’s Place in the Sun, comes to Robinson College to talk about North Korea. Details below: “The US and North Korea: Dealing with Irrationality” PROFESSOR BRUCE CUMINGS University of Chicago (USA) The Ra Jong-Yil Lecture in Korean Studies FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER, 2009 UMNEY THEATRE, ROBINSON … [Read More]

Inaugural Ra Jong-yil lecture in Cambridge

Cambridge University is celebrating its first dedicated Korean Studies post with a new series of lectures. The Ra Jong-yil Annual Lecture Series in Korean Studies will be launched by Dr Ra Jong-yil himself, who will talk on ‘The Discovery of the World – A Korean Perspective‘ The lecture is to be held at 5pm on … [Read More]