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  1. Innovation in Korean Capital Markets

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    Filmed June 23, 2011 President of the Korea Capital Market Institute, Dr. Hyoung-Tae Kim, addresses recent innovations in the Korean financial environment. Dr. Kim discusses the birth of hedge funds,…

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    • Book Café: The Women Divers of Jeju Island with author Brenda Paik Sunoo

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      Filmed June 2, 2011 Award-winning author, editor and photojournalist Brenda Paik Sunoo presents images from Moon Tides: Jeju Island Grannies and the Sea. Jeju Island’s sea women, or haenyeo,…

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      • The Park Chung Hee Era: The Transformation of South Korea

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        Filmed May 26, 2011 Harvard University Professor Ezra Vogel visits The Korea Society to discuss the monumental new political history he co-edited, The Park Chung Hee Era: The Transformation of South…

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        • Contemplative Traditional Music Series: P’ungnyu Percussion (Changgo)

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          Filmed May 19, 2011 Enjoy a meditative performance of changgo, a traditional hour-glass drum, adapted for p’ungnyu, the classical ensemble music of Korean nobility and central theme of The…

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          • China's Approach to North Korea with Gordon Flake

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            Filmed May 5, 2011 Mansfield Foundation Executive Director Gordon Flake discusses the complexities of China’s role in dealing with North Korea. Though stating concern about North Korea's…

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            • Making 'The Kimchi Chronicles' with Host Marja Vongerichten & Producer Eric Rhee

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              Join Eric Rhee, producer, and Marja Vongerichten, host and wife of world famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, for an evening of conversation and a behind the scenes look at The Kimchi Chronicles.…

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              • Korea in a Globalized World with Governor Kim Moon-Soo

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                Filmed April 20, 2011 Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-Soo discusses the role of Korea in a globalized world. As a strategic hub and home to Samsung, Hyundai-Kia Motors, LG Electronics, and LG…

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                • Homer Hulbert: Crusader for Korea with author Dong Jin Kim

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                  Filmed April 6, 2011 The Korea Society presents Dong Jin Kim, author of Crusader for Korea, a biography of Dr. Homer B. Hulbert (1863-1949), a “hidden hero” of Korean independence. The…

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                  • Threading Life: A Lecture by Quilt master Haeja Kim

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                    Filmed March 24, 2011 Traditional Korean quilt technique requires keen attention to detail, patience, and dedication. With the arrival of the modern sewing machine, traditional quilting largely disappeared,…

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                    • Korea Day - Pittsburgh

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                      In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, The Korea Society held a luncheon discussion featuring Ambassador Thomas Hubbard, Chairman of The Korea Society, and His Excellency Han…

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                      • Mapping Identity: Antiquarian Korean Maps of the MacLean Collection

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                        Filmed March 22, 2011 Richard Pegg, Asian art curator of Chicago’s MacLean Collection, examines Korean maps in a variety of formats, the challenges faced by cartographers, and the formation…

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                        • An Alternative History of the Korean Home

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                          This lecture is given in Korean with an English translator. Though Koreans have largely abandoned traditional housing, important elements of the Korean hanok house persist in the modern apartments…

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