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The LSE Students’ Union presents what seems to be turning into an annual one-day conference on matters North Korean: 2018 LSE SU North Korea Forum: Before He Presses the Button 24 March at 9:00–18:00 The London School of Economics and Political Science | Houghton Street | London WC2A 2AE Tickets £15 – £35 | Buy […]

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LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2018: Korea in the G-2 Era

by Events Editor 31 January 2018
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Notice of this year’s Korea Future Forum at the LSE: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2018: Korea in the G-2 Era 9am, 10 February 2018 Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, London School of Economics, 265 Strand, London, WC2R 1DH Tickets £40 (students £25) + fee from https://lsekff2018.eventbrite.co.uk/ Dresscode: Business Smart | FREE lunch provided | The event is […]

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Conference news: North Korea – Beyond the Headlines, at LSE, 18 March

by Events Editor 2 March 2017
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Following the interesting conference in February focusing on the Republic of Korea, now comes a day concentrating on the North. The organisers have lined up a diverse range of speakers, and it should be a good day. North Korea: Beyond the Headlines Sat 18 March 2017, 9:00am – 6:00pm London School of Economics and Political […]

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Event news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum

by Events Editor 25 January 2017
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How refreshing to have a whole day conference on Korea without a mention of hallyu or the DPRK in the detailed programme (though security on the peninsula has a dedicated panel session in the afternoon). Buy tickets for the LSE Student Union’s Korea Future Forum via Eventbrite (top price £40 plus booking fee) LSE SU […]

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Conference news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2016

by Events Editor 3 January 2016
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The London School of Economics Students Union Korea Political and Economic Forum returns in February 2016: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2016 Korea-EU FTA: After 5 Years of EU’s First Trade Deal with an Asian Country, Korea London School of Economincs, Old Building, Old Theatre. Saturday, 6 February 2016, 8am – 5.20pm Open to all; […]

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LSE lecture: Is the multicultural state a doomed project in South Korea?

by Events Editor 24 January 2015
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The cynics will say that multiculturalism in South Korea consists of teaching foreigners how to make kimchi. The upcoming talk at SOAS will examine the matter in a bit more depth. Constructing the Multicultural States in South Korea & Japan: Chimera or Reality LSESU Korean Society Annual Lecture Series 31 January 2015, 14:00–16:00 Room 7.02, […]

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Escape from North Korea – Panel discussion at LSE

by Events Editor 3 February 2014
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Another North Korea refugee related event this Wednesday at the LSE. This is a public event, but please signify your attendance on the event’s Facebook page or by emailing R.Faruq at lse.ac.uk so that they can register your name for security purposes. At time of writing there are 120+ attendees, so I hope they’ve got […]

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LSESU Korea Political and Economic Forum 2013

by Events Editor 24 November 2013
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Coming up this Saturday at LSE’s Hong Kong theatre: the LSE’s third Korean Political and Economic forum, focusing on the hallyu and mobile contents. Of special interest will be the talk by Yun Sukho, director of the famous TV drama Winter Sonata, one of the first big hallyu hits in Japan. The first, political, session […]

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LSE IDEAS conference marking 60 years after the end of the Korean War

by Events Editor 12 May 2013
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To mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, LSE IDEAS is organising a conference to discuss the conflict, Monday 3 June 2013, 14:00-18:00. Invited speakers will begin by exploring why the war ended the way it did, and what arrangements were made for the immediate post-war period. The discussion will then […]

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LSE Korea Economic and Political Forum 2012

by Events Editor 27 October 2012
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An all-day event coming up on 24 November at LSE. Registration is required via the LSE Students Union Korean Society website. Korea Economic and Political Forum 2012 Continuing from the last year’s success, on 24th November 2012, LSESU Korean Society is proud to present LSESU Korean Society Korean Economic and Political Forum : “Korea in […]

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Aidan Foster-Carter on North Korea: Shouvik Datta reports from the recent LSE talk

by Shouvik Datta 8 October 2012
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Aidan Foster-Carter is an Honorary Research Fellow at Leeds University in Sociology and Social Policy, writes about Korea for the Economist Intelligence Unit and Oxford Analytica and contributed to ‘Exploring North Korean Arts’ (published 2011). I was therefore very interested when he came down from the major university in the North of England, to talk […]

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Aidan Foster-Carter on the Demise of Kim Jong-il

by Events Editor 27 September 2012
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Can’t be bothered to keep up with all the differing speculations as to whether Kim Jong-un is a reformer or not? Fortunately, you can take a short cut by listening to Aidan Foster-Carter at the LSE. As you will know, he is always an engaging and informative speaker – and not afraid to express his […]

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Two Koreas: Past, Present and Future – at LSE

by Events Editor 21 November 2011
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Looks like an interesting conference at the London School of Economics. Unfortunately, it’s the same day as another interesting conference organised by BAKS (26 Nov). On 26th November 2011, LSESU Korean Society is proud to present the first student-run Korean Economic and Political Forum: “Two Koreas: Past, Present and Future”. The forum will be divided […]

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Moon Kook-hyun lecture at LSE: Korea and the Global Economy

by Events Editor 16 March 2011
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An upcoming talk at the London School of Economics on Monday. At the time of posting this, no abstract is available: LSESU Korean Society Public Lecture: Korea and the Global Economy with Moon Kook-hyun Monday 21st March, 7pm New Theatre, East Building. This event is free of charge. All are welcome. Moon Kook-Hyun ran for […]

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