Upcoming Events – Royal Asiatic Society, Korea – April 2012
Welcome to the Royal Asiatic Society – Korea Branch
The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch (RASKB), founded in 1900, is the oldest organization in Korea specially designed to introduce people to the beauty of this land in all its many aspects.
The RASKB, a non-profit organization, aims to help people enhance their understanding of the arts, customs, history and landscapes of Korea through lectures, tours and publications.
Our members are from all walks of life, all nationalities, all ages, all professions, anyone with a sense of adventure and a bit of intellectual curiosity is welcome. Come and join us!
Upcoming Lectures for the month of April, 2012
|What does China want in North Korea, and what can be done about this?||Tuesday, April 10, 2012 -7:30pm - 9:00pm||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||Prof. Andrei Lankov (Kookmin University)||5,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|Confucianism and Traditional Korean Art||Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -7:30pm - 9:00pm||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||Prof. Chung Hyung-min (Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea)||5,000 won (non-member); free for members|
|Zen (Seon) Meditation and its Benefits||Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 7:30pm -9:00pm||Second floor Residents’ Lounge, Somerset Palace||Dae Bong Sunim||5,000 won (non-member); free for members|
Upcoming Cultural Excursions
|Changdeokgung: Palace Grounds and Secret Garden Excursion||Saturday, March 31, 2012 -10:30am - 3:30pm||Seoul||Mr. Pablo Barrera||W20,000 for members and W24,000 for nonmembers|
|South Sea Island Extravaganza (NAMHAE-DO) & Cherry Blossom Excursion (JINHAE)||Saturday, April 7, 2012 – 7:30am - Sunday, April 8, 2012 – 9:00pm||Namhae-do & Jinhae||Mrs. Sue Ja Bae||W238,000 for members and W268,000 for non members|
|GYEONGGI-DO CHERRY BLOSSOM Excursion||Saturday, April 14, 2012 -8:30am - 6:00pm||Gyeonggi-do||Mrs. Sue Ja Bae||W39,000 for members and W 46,800 for non-members|
|Visit to SUWON -HWARYEONGJEON, HAENG-GUNG AND HWASEONG FORTRESS-||Sunday, April 15, 2012 -9:00am - 6:00pm||Suwon||Mr. Peter Bartholomew||38,000 for members and 45,000 for nonmembers|
|MAGNOLIA EXCURSION||Saturday, April 28, 2012 -8:30am - 8:00pm||CHEOLLIPO ARBORETUM & MALLIPO BEACH||Mrs. Sue Ja Bae||W54,000 for members and W64,800 for non-members|
For details contact:
Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
CPO Box 255, Seoul 100-602, Korea
Phone (02) 763-9483 FAX (02) 766-3796
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org