[KS] RASKB program for March

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Thu Mar 1 20:19:13 EST 2012

List members in Korea might be interested in attending some or all of the following activities organized by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch

Brother Anthony
President, RASKB

Full information is available at  http://www.raskb.com/ 


Lectures are held in the second-floor Residents' Lounge of Somerset Palace, near Anguk-dong Rotary

Wednesday, March 14, 2012. 7:30 pm. (Please note the change of date!)
Competition Dilemma: Has Korean Competition Reached Its limit?
Lee Chong-ae (Kristen) (SBS-TV)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012. 7:30 pm
Traditional Korean Porcelain Culture: The Art and Science of Underglaze Painting
Carolyn K. Koh Choo, Professor Emeritus, Chung-Ang University

Tuesday, April 10, 2012. 7:30 pm
(Business issues)
Daniel Tudor (The Economist)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012. 7:30 pm
(Modern Korean Art)
Prof Chung Hyung-min (SNU)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012. 7:30 pm
South Korea's Overseas Development Assistance Experience
Peter Beck (Asia Foundation)


Icheon Kiln Tour
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 9:00am - 6:30pm
Leader: Mr. Pablo Barrera 
W35,000 for members or W42,000 for non-members 

Seochon: Wandering Seoul's Last "Untouched" Neighborhood
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Leader: Dr. Robert J. Fouser 
W15,000 for members, W20,000 for non-members 

Yeoju Tour: Empress Myongsong’s Birthplace Shilluk-Sa, , and King Sejong’s Tomb
Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 8:30am - 7:00pm
Leader: Brother Anthony 
W43,000 for members and W51,600 for non-members 

Walking Through Bukchon, Seoul
Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 9:30am - 1:10pm
Leader: Prof. David Mason 
W20,000 for members, W24,000 for non-members 

A Walk to Visit the Sites of Several Historic Churches and Schools in Seoul
Saturday, 24 March 2012, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Leader: Dwight Strawn
W20,000 for members, W24,000 for non-members 

Walking Lecture Excursion Through Joseon (Chos?n) Dynasty Seoul
Leader: Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Mr. Peter Bartholomew
W20,000 for members, W24,000 for non-members

For full details see the RAS web page or call the Office.

RAS Reading Club 
To learn about Korea and develop cultural literacy through reading works of Korean literature (in English translation). The next meeting will be held on Monday, March 26 at 7 pm in the Inje University building (See map in “Library” in our home page).
Contact: Bob Fouser   kagoshimabob at gmail.com

RAS Photo Special Interest Group
We have started a photography special interest group, the RAS Photo SIG, to help people improve their photographic skills. Next meeting Wednesday, March 7th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Inje University building (See map in “Library” in our home page).
Contact: Tom Coyner    tom at softlandingkorea.com

RAS National Museum of Korea: RASKB lecture-visit
We are offering a monthly in-depth tour of one portion of the National Museum of Korea with an English-speaking member of their staff. The next such visit, focussing on Buddhist paintings, will be held on Wednesday March 21, starting at 7:00 pm. There is no charge; it is open to RASKB members only. Those wishing to attend should send an email with the subject “National Museum Tour” to royalasiatickorea at gmail.com as soon as possible. The visit is limited to 20 people, on a first come first served basis.

It is possible to sign up for our emailed Newsletters (domestic and overseas) through links in the Membership section of our home page www.raskb.com

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