Event news: Korea Day in Sheffield

A day of Korean culture in Sheffield: Korea Day in Sheffield Sunday 11 March 2018, 12-5pm The Octagon Centre | Clarkson Street | Sheffield S10 2TQ Tickets: £5 | Book via Sheffield Students’ Union The University of Sheffield Korea Society in collaboration with K-pop Dance Society are pleased to announce UoS’s first annual Korea Day! […]

Comfort Women: Listening To Their Voices — free screenings and discussion in Sheffield

A series of documentary screenings and discussions on the subject of Comfort Women, spread over Friday evening and Saturday. Director Byun Young-joo will be present to discuss her work – the first two documentaries of her 낮은 목소리 trilogy will be screening. Director Kim Dong-won will also be present. Korean Cinema Stories: Comfort Women — […]

BAKS Conference 2014 – full programme announced

The programme for this year’s BAKS conference has been released. Book details are at the bottom of this post. British Association for Korean Studies Conference 2014 Korean Identities in a Global Age University of Sheffield, Halifax Hall, The Endcliffe Village, Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield S10 3ER 21–23 November 2014 Schedule Friday (21 November 2014) Arrival […]

Call for Papers – BAKS Conference 2014

The CFP for the 2014 BAKS conference: Korean Identities in a Global Age Call for Papers for a Conference, 21-23 November 2014 British Association of Korean Studies (to be convened at the University of Sheffield) From the birth of modern Korea, the Korean people have been prominently entwined with and influential upon global events, but […]

CFP for South Korean Screen Culture Conference 2014

In 2014 the “Years of Radical Change” Korean Screen Culture Conference moves to Sheffield, after two successful years at SOAS. The Call for Papers has just been issued. CFP for South Korean Screen Culture Conference 2014 Friday 13 – Saturday 14 June 2014 Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom Call for presentations: The Korean Screen […]

Korean Studies safe at Sheffield

A very welcome job posting: THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, UK SCHOOL OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES (Full) Professorship in Korean Studies: Consequent upon a five-year grant made by the Korea Foundation, the University is seeking to appoint to a new Korea Foundation Chair of Korean Studies in the School of East Asian Studies and in the […]

Conference report: the 2006 BAKS conference

The BAKS conference in Sheffield last week had a broad range of speakers. What follows is a personal response to the proceedings, and isn’t meant to be in any way an official account. I apologise to those speakers to whom I devote fewer words. No disrespect is intended. In any occasion like this, some talks […]

BAKS conference agenda announced

The British Association for Korean Studies has finalised the programme for their 2006 conference. Full details below. Anyone interested in attending is invited to submit an application form (pasted in below) which should reach the Conference Organiser no later than Monday 21 August. British Association for Korean Studies 2006 Biennial Conference Programme Theme: ‘Generations in […]