[KS] The Korea Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Thu Apr 23 05:17:48 EDT 2009

Members living in or passing through Korea might like to know of the 
following lectures and tours organized by the RAS-KB for the month of 
May. Lectures are open to the public, non-members are asked to pay Won 
5000 at the door. RAS Lecture Meetings are held on the 2nd floor, 
Residents’ lounge, Somerset Palace, Seoul

Brother Anthony
Sogang University, Seoul

First, a reminder that next Tuesday (April 28) at 7:30pm in Somerset 
Palace, Professor Martina Deuchler will talk about the way of life she 
witnessed during her prolonged stay in Andong in the 1960s, showing some 
of the many pictures she took at the time, a way of life that is now 
completely lost.

For May the program is as follows. Full details for all this can be 
found at http://www.raskb.com/


Tuesday May 12, 2009 7:30 p.m
Dr. William Pore
The Inquiring Literatus: Yi Sugwang’s Brushtalks
with Phùng Khắc Khoan in Beijing in 1597

Tuesday May 26, 2009 7:30 p.m
Ms. Lee-Ellen Strawn
Protestant Christianity and Korean Women


Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26, 2009
Andong, Pusôk-Sa & Hahoe Village

Sat April 25 or Sat-Sun, April 25-26, 2009
Nami Island Getaway (Nami-sum)
Family Tour with One-day or Overnight options

Saturday, May 2, 2009
Tour the Color and Pageantry of City Temples on
Buddha's Birthday

Saturday-Sunday May 2-3, 2009
Jiri-San And Namwon Tour:

Sat.-Sun. May 9-10, 2009
South Jeolla Tour: Land of Exile

Sat-Sun, May 9-10, 2009
Tea-making in Hwaom-sa Temple, Jiri Mountain

Sunday, May 10, 2009 (from 9:30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.)
Bukchon Walking Tour

Saturday - Sunday, May 16-17, 2009
Gyeongju Tour : The Kingdom of Silla

Saturday, May 23, 2009
Buyo and Gongju Tour: The Kingdom of Baekje

Sunday, May 31, 2009
Ch'iak-San National Park & Stone Museum in Yongin

Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 2009
Gangnung(Gangwon Province) & East Coast Tour

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