Past Lectures

A list of past lectures of the Royal Asiatic Society-Korea Branch.

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
Seoul Colloquium in Korean Studies (at Korea U.): City, urban planning and architecture in North Korea (2) Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Benjamin Joinau, Hongik Asst Prof Grand Conference Room (Room number 310), of the Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University Free
The Rise and Fall of Youth Culture in 1970s South Korea: Wholesome modernization, crackdowns on long hair and marijuana, and the ROK-US alliance Tuesday, March 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Matthew VanVolkenburg Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Understanding the Importance of Classifying Old Maps of Korea Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Henny Savenije, PhD Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Asian Beliefs: How Chinese Zodiac Signs Affect Women Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Maija Rhee Devine Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Making Records of All Kinds of Korean Music, 1906: The Earliest Commercial Korean Music Recordings and Their Historical Significance Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jihoon Suk Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (student ID checked at the door); free for members
“I thank Korea for her books:” James Scarth Gale, Korean Literature in hanmun, and Allo-metropolitan Missionary Orientalism Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Professor Ross King Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Re-visiting the 1937 deportation of ethnic Koreans to Central Asia: 80 years of survival and prospering through the ordeal Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Victoria Kim Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
(on Wednesday) A Mere Scrap of Paper: The 1882 Korean-American Treaty, Syngman Rhee, and the Division of Korea Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
David Fields Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
(moved to Wednesday) Seoul Global City in a pan-organizational environment. From solid to fluid society, an evolutionary movement leading where? Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Christian Barde Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
Bring Out the “Passion Crews”: Youth Volunteer Culture at the PyeongChang Olympics Monday, May 8, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Bonnie Tilland Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members

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