Koreans in Soviet Union

Cho Chongnae: How in Heaven’s Name Translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton Merwin Asia, 2012, 141 pages. Originally published as 오 하느님 (O God) and renamed 사람의 탈 (Human Mask) How in Heaven’s Name is an appropriate title for the mind-boggling story of how a group of Korean country lads came to be fighting in […]

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Event news: Kim Soyoung Q+A after London premiere of Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood

by Events Editor 19 September 2015
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A great opportunity to meet a distinguished director coming up this month: Heart of Snow, Heart of Blood The Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS & KCL Department of Film Studies jointly present A Screening and Conversation with Kim Soyoung, Filmmaker and Professor, Korean National University of the Arts Venue: 1.04 Strand Building, King’s College London, the Strand Time: 5.00 p.m. to […]

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Kazakh film commemorates Korean deportations 60 years ago

by Events Editor 25 October 2011
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Kazakh film week in London features “Zheruik” – a film dedicated to 60 years since the mass Korean deportation there. http://t.co/QP1jnW8Y. Today at the Apollo Cinema. Keywords: General post tags: Koreans in Soviet Union

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North Korean labourers in Russia

by Philip Gowman 26 August 2009
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North Koreans labouring in Russia's timber camps: the UK connection, on Newsnight tonight: http://bit.ly/3wAaFJ # The full video can now be viewed here http://bit.ly/s6YvM # Note the Hwang Byung-ki soundtrack. Keywords: General post tags: DPRK revenue-raising | Koreans in Soviet Union | UK-Korea links

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Koryo Saram – the Unreliable People

by Michael Rank 10 May 2007
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Report of a documentary film screening at SOAS on 2 May, by Michael Rank Koryo Saram – The Unreliable People is a fascinating one-hour documentary about the 200,000 ethnic Koreans who were deported to Kazakhstan by Stalin in 1937. It includes archive footage never seen before outside the former Soviet Union as well as interviews […]

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Free documentary screening: Koryo Saram

by Events Editor 26 April 2007

Date: Wednesday, 2 May 2007 Time: 17.00-19.00 Title: Koryo Saram – The Unreliable People (one hour documentary film)* Director: Y. David Chung Director of Photography and Editor: Matt Dibble Executive Producer: Meredith Woo Historical Consultant: German Kim (Kazakh State University) Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, Main Building, SOAS *The screening will be followed by a Q&A […]

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