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Lectures: Shortcut to Korean culture
 
 
Date: 25-26 October 2012 
 

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures cordially invites you to attend the Korean Studies Lectures:

Korean Studies Lecture Series 1: Shortcut to Korean culture

Professor CHOI Joon-sik
Director of Korean Cultural Research Institute, Ewha Womans University

1. The secret of Korean mind
The value system/worldview of Korean people will be analyzed with an emphasis on Confucianism.

Time & Venue
LG105, K.K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong
Thursday, October 25th, 2012, 10:30am to 12:20pm

2. Did Confucius drink Soju?
Ecstatic tendency of Korean people will be explained with an emphasis on Shamanism and contemporary entertainment culture (Korean wave).

Time & Venue
LG109, K.K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong
Thursday, October 25th, 2012, 3:30am to 5:20pm

3. Architecture and Living
Housing and food culture of contemporary Korean people will be articulated among various cultures of Korean’s daily life.

Time & Venue
Room2.16, 2/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Friday, October 26th, 2012, 9:30am - 11:20am

4. Exploring CulturalHeritages of Korea
UNESCO world heritages in Korea will be explored with beautiful landscape images.

Time & Venue
Room3.15, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Friday, October 26th, 2012, 2:30pm - 4:20pm

All lectures will be conducted in English. If you are interested in Korean culture, please don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your knowledge.

All are welcome!

For enquiries, please contact Ms Kangsoon Lee via email kangsoon@hku.hk

 
 
     
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