Anglo-Korean Society annual dinner

Members of the Anglo Korean Society have a number of privileged events during the year. And probably the most special is the annual dinner in the Houses of Parliament. Members and guests only. It’s worth joining simply for the dinner. And even if you’ve done it before, the tour of parliament before the dinner is […]

AKS members-only visit to Standard Chartered HQ

Here’s your excuse to join the Anglo-Korean Society, which you have been meaning to do for a while. Tour of Standard Chartered Bank 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, EC2V 5DD Wednesday 18th May 2011. 6.00pm for 6.30pm Walk into Standard Chartered’s London Head Office; you will find a piece of Asia transplanted into the Square Mile. […]

Korea in the mid-fifties – historic slides

Two upcoming opportunities to see historic photographs of the Korean peninsula in the 1950s. First, courtesy of the Anglo Korean Society, photos of South Korea at the KCC. Details below. Watch this space for photos of North Korea at SOAS in May. KOREA IN THE MID-FIFTIES – HISTORIC SLIDES A talk and slide show by […]

Anglo-Korean Society Post-Graduate Bursary 2011/12

BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR KOREAN STUDIES BURSARY COMMITTEE Anglo-Korean Society Post-Graduate Bursary Academic Session 2011-2012 The Anglo-Korean Society through the Bursary Committee of the British Association for Korean Studies is offering one or more £500 bursaries on a competitive basis to post-graduate students. Details of the Anglo-Korean Society Post-Graduate Bursary Programme are as follows: the bursary […]

Anglo Korean Society annual parliamentary dinner

Notice of the AKS’s annual festive dinner in the Houses of Parliament. This year it’s been upgraded to the House of Lords. The tour of the Houses of Parliament before dinner is also worthwhile. ANGLO – KOREAN SOCIETY JOINT PRESIDENTS H.E. The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Choo Kyu-Ho Dr Robert Hawley CBE CHAIRMAN […]

Celebrate Chuseok with the Anglo Korean Society

A notice from the Anglo-Korean Society: CHUSEOK EVENING Wednesday 22nd September 2010 6.30pm Korean Cultural Centre UK Grand Buildings, 1 – 3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW Main Entrance on Northumberland Avenue (nearest underground station – Charing Cross) Chuseok, a traditional Harvest Moon festival, is held on the 15th day of the Eighth Moon in the […]

The BKVA annual report 2009

With the kind permission of Colonel GM Gadd OBE, National Chairman of the British Korean Veterans Association, we reproduce here the annual report of the BKVA’s activities, as presented to the annual general meeting of the Anglo-Korean Society yesterday. CHAIRMANS REPORT TO THE AGM OF THE ANGLO-KOREAN SOCIETY HELD AT THE CULTURAL CENTRE, NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, […]

Anglo Korean Society annual dinner

A reminder to Anglo-Korea Society Members to apply for their tickets for the annual dinner in the Houses of Parliament. ANGLO – KOREAN SOCIETY JOINT PRESIDENTS H.E. The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Chun Yung-woo Dr Robert Hawley CBE CHAIRMAN Sir Stephen Brown KCVO ANNUAL DINNER Thursday 8th October 2009 THE HOUSE OF COMMONS […]

A Chuseok dinner with the Anglo Korean Society

I can’t believe that Chuseok is almost upon us already. As last year, the Anglo-Korean Society is holding a Chuseok dinner for members and their guests. Details as follows: Thursday 17th September 2009 6.30pm Young Bean Restaurant 2-3 Bassishaw Highwalk, London, EC2V 5DS [Map] (at highwalk level, on the south side of London Wall. Nearest […]

A scientific look at ancient Korean art

Jennifer Barclay reports on the Anglo-Korean Society evening at the Korean Cultural Centre, 16 June 2009 Short documentaries on some of Korea’s ancient cultural artefacts were shown at the Korean Cultural Centre on 16 June, presented by members of the non-profit Korean Spirit and Cultural Promotion Project. Matthew Jackson and Hang-Jin Chang, who graduated together […]