Past Lectures

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

Date Lecturer Venue Admission
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
The Untold Story of Heungnam Tuesday, January 9, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Ned Forney Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
The Korean Red Pine: a companion from cradle to grave Tuesday, December 5, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Prof. Woo-seok Kong 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
The cracks in the alliance: the Soviet Union and North Korea in 1955-1960 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Andrei Lankov Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace 10,000 won for non-members and 5,000 won for students (with student ID); free for members
(new date) “Women and Buddhism: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp” Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jin Y. Park 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

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