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June 2011 KF 사업계획

KF Regular Cultural Lecture Series World Cultural Heritage II: World Cultural Heritage in Asia

The Korea Foundation Cultural Center offers 10 lectures by specialists on Asia’s cultural heritage, focusing on China, Japan and Korea.


PeriodApril 14-June 23
VenueKF Cultural Center
ContactContact: Culture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

Korean Studies Workshop for Indonesian Educators

Teachers of Korea-related subjects at Indonesian middle and high schools meet to learn more about Korea, including its politics, economy, and society, and to discuss ways to apply these information in classroom lessons.


PeriodJune 7-9
VenueGadjah Mada University, Indonesia
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/ studies@kf.or.kr

Korea-China Friendship Week

To celebrate the Korea-China Friendship Week, the Korea Foundation dispatches a group of performing artists to Wuhan, Hubei Province, to stage diverse performances, including traditional Korean dance, fusion percussion music, and B-boy show. (Participating groups: National Gugak Center, percussion group “Gongmyoung,” and B-boy team “Gamblerz Crew”)


PeriodJune 7-11
VenueWuhan, China
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

International Conference in Paris on the Geopolitical Situation of the Korean Peninsula

In conjunction with the publication of the monthly journal Hérodote with a special feature on the geopolitical situation on the Korean Peninsula, scholars from France and Korea get together to share their thoughts on the current political situation on the peninsula and possible solutions.


PeriodJune 8, 2011
OrganizerFrench Institute of Geopolitics (Institut Français de Géopolitique), University Paris 8
VenueKorean Cultural Center, Paris
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/studies@kf.or.kr

7th International Korean Studies Workshop for Graduate Students

Comprised of 12 Korean Studies centers at Korean and foreign universities, the Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers holds its seventh annual international workshop to foster future leaders in Korean Studies..


PeriodJune 9-12
VenueSchool of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/ studies@kf.or.kr

The 5th Session of Seoul-Washington Forum

The fifth Seoul-Washington Forum session brings together leading figures from the political, economic, academic, cultural, and media sectors of Korea and the U.S. Participants will reinforce their cooperative and personal networks, while exchanging their views on matters of mutual concern.


PeriodJune 13-14
OrganizerKF, Brookings Institution
VenueBrookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
ContactPublic Diplomacy Department (82-2) 2046-8529/ publicdiplomacy@kf.or.kr

KF Summer Concert for Foreign Residents 2011: ‘Different But the Same’

The Korea Foundation regularly organizes the KF Concert for Foreign Residents in Korea to provide foreign residents with an opportunity to enjoy diverse genres of Korean music. This year’s concert will feature the renowned gayageum (12-string zither) player Hwang Byung-ki performing with Western-style classic musicians.


PeriodJune 17
VenueSeoul Namsan Gugakdang
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

The 25th AKSE Conference

The Association for Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE) holds a biannual conference for Korean Studies scholars in Europe to provide them with an opportunity to make presentations on their research and to exchange ideas. Moscow State University hosts the 2011 conference.


PeriodJune 18-20
Host/organizerMoscow State University
VenueMarriott Moscow Grand Hotel
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/ studies@kf.or.kr

Modern Art Oxford Features Korean Artist Yang Hae-gue

Korean installation artist Yang Hae-gue (Haegue Yang) gives an exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, which will be her first exhibition in the U.K. The exhibition, titled “Teacher of Dance,” is accompanied by an educational program.


PeriodJune 18-September 4
VenueModern Art Oxford, U.K.
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

RAUK Annual Workshop

The Russian Association of Universities for Korean Studies (RAUK), which was established in 2005 by leading universities in Russia with Korean Studies programs, holds its annual workshop. Korea-related professors and researchers from around Russia will meet to discuss the current situation of Korean Studies in their country and ways to promote it.


PeriodJune 20-21
OrganizerMoscow State University
VenueMarriott Moscow Grand Hotel
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/ studies@kf.or.kr

Korea Foundation Day

To mark the 20th anniversary of its founding and celebrate the special exhibition of Lee Ufan (Yi U-hwan) at the Guggenheim Museum, the Foundation hosts “Korea Foundation Day” events at the Guggenheim. The events are intended to promote understanding of Korea among the U.S. public; they include a special lecture, classical music performance by Sejong Soloists, and exhibition tour.


DateJune 23
VenueGuggenheim Museum, New York
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Korean (AATK)

Korean language professors, instructors, teachers, and graduate students from across the United States are invited to the 2011 annual conference of AATK to exchange information and opinions about recent developments in Korean language education.


PeriodJune 23-25
VenueYale University, U.S.
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/ studies@kf.or.kr

Trio Owon’s Performance at Korea-France Cultural Exchange Festival

A group of Korean artists active in Europe present a concert, exhibition and traditional tea-serving demonstration at the Korea-France Cultural Exchange Festival. The festival is held in conjunction with France’s representative music festival, “Fete de la Musique.” Participants include Trio Owon, led by cellist Yang Sung-won, and photographer Bae Bien-u.


PeriodJune 24-July 6
VenueLimousin, France
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

Lee Ufan Retrospective at Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Museum hosts the first retrospective exhibition of Korean artist Lee Ufan (Yi U-hwan) in North America, entitled “Lee Ufan – Marking Infinity.” The exhibition features about 90 of Lee’s works, created since the 1960s, including sculptures, paintings, drawings, and installation works.


PeriodJune 24-September 28
VenueGuggenheim Museum, New York
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

‘Ola Viola Sound’ Participates in French Art Festival

Ola Viola Sound, a prominent Korean viola ensemble, participates in the Bicetre Art Festival, to be held in France. Its repertoire includes works by Bach, Brahms, and Beethoven, and songs by the Beatles.


PeriodJune 25-26, 28
OrganizerVille de Kremlin-Bicetre
VenueFrance
ContactCulture & Arts Department (82-2) 2151-6520/ cultural@kf.or.kr

The 7th Teach Korea Conference

Some 30 teachers of Korea-related subjects at middle and high schools in New Haven, Connecticut, gather to increase their knowledge of Korea, its history, society, and culture, in an effort to better integrate Korea-related subjects into the curriculum at U.S. high schools.


PeriodJune 25-27
VenueEast Rock Institute, Inc. in New Haven, CT
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/studies@kf.or.kr

Korean Studies Workshop for Educators in Massachusetts

Some 40 teachers of Korea-related subjects at middle and high schools in Massachusetts gather to increase their knowledge of Korea – its history, society, culture, and literature – and to develop instructional materials based on these information for use in their classroom lessons.


PeriodJune 28-30
VenueUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell
ContactKorean Studies Department (82-2) 2046-8541/studies@kf.or.kr

Invitation Program

Under the Korea Foundation’s Invitation Program, prominent foreign figures and experts from various fields are invited to visit Korea to learn more about the country and its people, and to promote friendship and cooperative relations through visits to relevant organizations and meetings with their professional counterparts.


Period Guests
June 4-11 Meron Medzini Professor of Modern Japanese History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
June 5-11 Vietnamese delegation Led by Vice Speaker of the National Assembly of Vietnam
(Korea-Vietnam Future-Oriented Exchange Program)
June 12-18 Arthur I. Cyr Director, Clausen Center for World Business, U.S.
June 13-20 Next-Generation Leaders from India and Thailand
June 20-26 Eduakaku Lincoln Nwon Editor, Thisday Newspaper, Nigeria
June 20-26 Vietnamese Youth Delegation
(Korea-Vietnam Future-Oriented Exchange Program)
June 20-27 Ricardo Martin Heisecke Rivarola President, COMFAR, Paraguay
June 25-July 1 Next-Generation Leaders from Australia

ContactPublic Diplomacy Department (82-2) 2046-8529/ publicdiplomacy@kf.or.kr





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