Lectures

About RASKB Lectures

The Royal Asiatic Society - Korea Branch regularly hosts English-language lectures by respected figures on Korean culture and history.

Lectures are held in the Residents’ Lounge on the second floor of the Somerset Palace, Seoul. A map to the venue can be found here.

Lectures are free for RASKB members, while a 10,000 won donation is asked of non-members. Students presenting an appropriate form of ID will be asked to pay 5,000 won. RASKB Members may bring 1-2 guests once to a lecture without payment. Those guests pay the non-members' fee on attending any subsequent lectures.

An archive of past lectures can be viewed here.

NOTICE: To help you plan ahead, here's a summary list of lectures tentatively planned for 2018.

Upcoming Lectures

Date Title Lecturer Venue Admission
Thursday, October 25, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Russian Public Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula: Focusing on the Early Soviet Diplomacy Activities in Colonial Korea Janna Ballod, Ph.D. Korea University, Asiatic Research Institute, Rm #310 Free
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Korea's Extreme Metal Underground Ian Henderson Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace W10,000 (non-members), W5,000 (students with student ID), free for members
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
North Korea's Diplomatic Relations with Britain (2000~2018) David A. Tizzard Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace W10,000 non-members, W5,000 (students with ID); free for members
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Amazing Story of Korea's Industrialization Development (WEDNESDAY) Ahn Yongok, Ph.D. Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace W10,000 won (non-member); W5,000 for students; free for members

Contact Us

Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
Room 611, Korean Christian Building, Daehak-ro 19 (Yeonji-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul 03129
왕립아세아학회한국지부
[03129] 서울시 종로구 대학로 19 (연지동) 한국기독교회관 611호

Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 to 5 but we are short staffed and there are meetings elsewhere often: please call or email before your visit.
Phone (02) 763-9483 FAX (02) 766-3796
Email - royalasiatickorea@gmail.com

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