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  1. 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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    • Knowing North Korea Book Event: Only Beautiful, Please: A British Diplomat in North Korea

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      Filmed June 19, 2012 What is it like to serve as one’s national representative in North Korea? How is one received, from leaders to ordinary North Koreans? How does one deal with the political…

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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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        • The Paradox of Samsung's Rise - Interview with Prof. Jaeyong Song

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          Filmed February 15, 2012 Jaeyong Song, professor at Seoul National University and co-author of the recent Harvard Business Review article, The Paradox of Samsung's Rise, examines the strategic…

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          • Juilliard @ The Korea Society: Classical Guitar with Bokyung Byun

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            Filmed March 15, 2012 Born in Seoul in 1994, Bokyung Byun began playing at six, and by her teen years had won competitions held by the Korea Guitar Association, the Embassy of Spain, and the Music…

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            • Korea In Depth: Inside the Gate: An American Nun's Training Within Korean Buddhism

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              Filmed June 6, 2012 Bhikkuni Seon Joon Yale graduate and American Jogye Order Buddhist nun, discusses the essential elements of Korean Buddhism and the daily life of women training to become monastics…

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              • Book Cafe: Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

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                Filmed April 12, 2012 Author and journalist Blaine Harden speaks about his remarkable and harrowing account of refugee Shin Dong-hyuk’s birth into and eventual escape from the North Korean…

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                • North Korea’s Leadership Transition: The China Connection

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                  Dr. John Park, formerly of Goldman Sachs and now director of the Korea Working Group at the U.S. Institute of Peace, explores North Korea’s leadership transition in the context of Chinese and…

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                  • Asian Beauty Secrets with author Dr. Marie Jhin

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                    Filmed January 19, 2012 Dr. Marie Jhin, author of 'Asian Beauty Secrets: Ancient and Modern Tips from Japan, Korea and China' discusses the history of beauty in the Far East and shares…

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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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                      • North-South Issues with Prof. Charles Armstrong

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                        In a lecture given at The Korea Society on Thursday, February 10, 2011, Dr. Charles K. Armstrong, director of Columbia University’s Center for Korean Research, explores the history of conflict—and…

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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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