[KS] June programs: RAS Korea

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Sun May 31 21:00:26 EDT 2015

Members of this list who are in Korea are welcome to join us in our activities. See our Website: http://www.raskb.com  for full details

Brother Anthony
President, RAS Korea

Upcoming Lectures (in Somerseat Palace near Anguk)
Tuesday, June 9 7:30 pm Andrei Lankov: North Korea: Reforms at last?
Tuesday, June 23 7:30 pm Dr. Won-Tae Kwon: Understanding regional climate change in Korea
Tuesday, July 7 7:30 pm  Jon Dunbar: Resurrection City: Seoul's neverending urban renewal process
Tuesday, July 14 Dal Yong Jin: The Social Mediascape of the New Korean Wave in the Globalized 21st Century
Tuesday, July 21 Jina Kim: South Korean Radio Programs in the 1970s: The Intriguing Turn to Docudramas

Saturday, June 6 Special exhibition on Korean Shamanism and Folk Beliefs (Jun Shin)
Saturday, June 20 Woraksan National Park, Gosu Cave & Chungju Lake (Sue Bae)
Sunday, June 21 Daehangno (Robert Koehler)
Saturday, June 27 Jeonju by KTX (Jennifer Flinn)
Sunday, July 5  Korea University Museum and campus (Kathryn Weathersby)
Sunday, July 12 Yongsan walking (Jon Dunbar)

The RAS Cinema Club with the Seoul Film Society
Saturday, June 6 at 3:00pm, “Joint Security Area” (2000) stars Lee Young-ae (‘Sympathy for Lady Vengeance’), Lee Byung-hun (‘A Bittersweet life’) and Song Kang-ho (‘Memories of Murder’).
These are free showings of great Korean movies, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, every first Saturday afternoon of each month in Haechi Hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center on the 5th floor, Mplaza, Myeongdong, Seoul. 

RAS - Business & Culture Club
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 
The Business & Culture Club meeting is held at midday every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please join the Facebook Group of the above name to receive detailed information.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/rasbusinessclub/

RAS Reading Club
Monday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. We will be reading Dinner with Buffett by Park Min-gyu (buy it from the RAS office or at a lecture)
We talk about a Korean short story translated into English each month in the library at Jongno District Office. Please see the Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/groups/rasreadingclub/

RAS Photography Workshops
Tom Coyner offers a series of in-depth “Royal Asiatic Society-Blue Dalmatian Photo Workshops.” Please get in touch with Tom at tomcoyner at gmail.com or 010-9099-6195. You are also encouraged to visit the Blue Dalmatian Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BlueDalmatianPhoto

RAS National Museum of Korea Visit
Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The Reassessment of Seobongchong Tomb of the Silla Period

RAS Colloquium in Korean Studies
An informal gathering each month for the presentation and discussion of research by people engaged in Korean Studies at a serious level. Contact Brother Anthony (ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr) for more information. 

Bookstore & Library
Our office also houses our Library and serves as a bookstore, with many rare and interesting titles about Korea available, with a discount for RAS members. Please phone before visiting, to be sure there will be someone there.
Please sign up for our emailed Newsletters (domestic and overseas) through links in the Membership section of our home page www.raskb.com  and join / like our Facebook page and groups. 

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