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A Veteran Remembers

A Veteran Remembers

27 July was the anniversary of the end of the Korean War in 1953 – a war in which millions died, and which only ended with a ceasefire, Korea remaining divided. Peter Poole served in the war as a member of the Royal Military Police, and agreed to share his recollections of that time. He […]

Dr Hyun-key Kim Hogarth: How to Be an Anthropologist of Your Own Culture

Dr Hyun-key Kim Hogarth: How to Be an Anthropologist of Your Own Culture

Known to her neighbours in Kent as Kim Hogarth, Hyun-key left Korea in 1968 and her CV says ‘Nationality: British’. But it’s her academic work on Korean shamanism that keeps her busy. Dr Hyun-key Kim Hogarth, fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, arrives to tell me her story in a bright pink dress and knee-high […]

Min-Jung Kym, an Exceptionally Talented Pianist

Min-Jung Kym, an Exceptionally Talented Pianist

Philosophers and sociologists interested in music (like Pierre Bourdieu) have questioned how people have access to various musical genres – through radios, music stores, advertising. For instance, Why do certain social classes tend to listen to classical music? Why does choice of music seem to be as predictable for marketing experts as our taste in […]

Byung-Yun Yu, a Founder of Thames Philharmonia

Byung-Yun Yu, a Founder of Thames Philharmonia

Thames Philharmonia was founded by Byung-Yun Yu in 1998 as Surrey Classic Players, with Alexander Postlethwaite as leader and Marsha Young as chairman. In the year 2000 the name was changed to Thames Philharmonia. The orchestra has weekly rehearsals in Kingston-upon-Thames, and performs three or four concerts a year, in St. John’s Smith Square and […]

Discover Korean Food #1: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Sinseollo (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Discover Korean Food #1: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Sinseollo (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Sinseollo is a casserole containing various meats, fish and vegetables in broth. The ingredients are placed around the pot according to colour. Nuts and other delicacies accompany the meat, fish and vegetables in one pot. It provides an array of flavours and nutrients. INGREDIENTS & QUANTITY * broth : 200 g beef (brisket, shank), 100 […]

Thames Festival

Thames Festival

Chuseok is Korea’s harvest festival, celebrate for over 2,000 years, Families get together to visit ancestral graves and to hold a memorial service to thank ancestors for a plentiful harvest. Relatives share food such as Song-pyon. A crescent-shaped rice cake, and play folk games such as Gang-gang-sullae. The year 2008 followed the success of last […]

Jin-Yeob Cha, an Innovator in Contemporary Dance

Jin-Yeob Cha, an Innovator in Contemporary Dance

The essential character of modernism is a rejection of established tradition and a re-examination of the nature of different art forms. This is, in part, a response to industrialization, the rise of science, and the decline of organized religion. Not surprisingly, the concepts of modernism were a guiding force in the evolution of dance in […]

Restaurant Tour 1: Corean Chilli Korean Restaurant

Restaurant Tour 1: Corean Chilli Korean Restaurant

On Wednesday 24th September 2008 a friend of mine (who is Korean) introduced me to a Korean restaurant in the West End of London. I was a bit sceptical having had inferior meals in the area before but I duly met him at 6 pm not expecting too much. The licensed restaurant is called “Corean […]

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