May 2015 Special Lectures – Asia Society Korea Center

 

Asia Society Korea Center is hosting three special lectures in May that will cover a variety of topics: How We Should Lead: Advice to the Next Generation of Diplomats, Foreign Policy of the Rouhani Government, and What Do Korean’ Movie Producers Do? Each seminar will feature a special guest speaker and offers guests food, drinks, and opportunities to network with other professionals in the field of interest.

How We Should Lead: Advice to the Next Generation of Diplomats

Speaker: Right Honourable Joe Clark

Right Honourable Joe Clark

Joe Clark is the former Prime Minister and former Secretary of State for External Affairs (Foreign Minister) of Canada. He earned a reputation for promoting democracy and encouraging development in countries from Haiti to Nigeria, Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo with projects including development in farming, marketing medicinal plants, and unlocking the value of underwater forests. He speaks passionately about the potential of modern Canada to make a real difference in today’s complex and challenging world.

When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Venue: Lotte Hotel Seoul, Garnet Suite, 37th Fl.

Price: Members W30,000; Non-members W50,000; Embassy/Press W20,000

Payments to Hanabank 195-910004-19604 Asia Society Korea Center

R.S.V.P. by Friday, May 9, 2015 at koreacenter@asiasociety.org

 

Foreign Policy of the Rouhani Government

Speaker: H.E. Hassan Taherian

Asia Society Korea

H.E. Hassan Taherian is the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Korea, Seoul. Topics that he will cover in the lecture will examine why this is the right time to cooperate with Iran, prospects of an upcoming nuclear deal, and what the business opportunities are for Korean firms in Iran in the future.

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Venue: Lotte Hotel Seoul, Charlotte Suite, 36th Floor.

Price: Members W30,000; Non-members W50,000; Embassy/Press W20,000

Payments to Hanabank 195-910004-19604 Asia Society Korea Center

R.S.V.P. by Friday May 15, 2015 at koreacenter@asiasociety.org

 

What Do Korean Movie Producers Do?

Speaker: Ho-Sung Kim

Ho-Sung Kim

Ho-Sung Kim is an is an award winning producer, branded entertainment executive and former commercial broadcast producer based in Seoul, Korea. Most recently, Kim produced the award winning film ‘Masquerade’, starring Byung-Hun Lee. Prior to this, Kim’s credits include the South Korean blockbuster romantic comedy ‘200 Pound Beauty’, sports comedy/drama ‘Take Off’, and the action adventure ‘Marine Boy’. Kim is also the creator of the first ‘Korea Telecom iPhone Film Festival’, held at the 2010 Pusan International Film Festival. In addition, Kim produced the branded online series, “The Influence”, starring Byung-Hun Lee for “Windsor”, which reached over 10 Million viewers online.

When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Pierre’s Bar at Lotte Hotel Seoul, New Wing 35th Floor

Price: Free for Members, Non-members W50,000

Payments to Hanabank 195-910004-19604 Asia Society Korea Center

R.S.V.P. by Friday, May 22, 2015

 

Asia Society is an independent, not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States. Founded in 1956 in New York, it fosters inter-regional connections to prepare Asians and Americans for a shared future through its eleven global centers.

For more information, visit their website at http://asiasociety.org/korea.

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