Conference registration now open!

The registration for our conference, to be held in Senate House in London 10-11 February 2023.

The conference brings together members of the network and other scholars working on Korea media in the UK and British media in Korea.

Registration is free for the conference but numbers are limited. You can register through Eventbrite:

Here is the draft programme (subject to change):

Towards equality, diversity and sustainability in streaming:

Korean media in the UK and British media in Korea

Senate House, London

Friday 10 February

10.00-10.15 Introduction and welcome.

10.15-11.00 Keynote 1: Lori Morimoto, University of Virginia, Title TBC

11.00-11.30 Break

11.30-12.30 Panel 1.

              Soonyoung Kim and Jungmin Hong, Dongguk University: ‘British Media Content in South               Korea: Towards Diversity’

Jinsil Choi, Keimyung University: ‘Paratextual formation and reception: the case of Killing Eve in Korea’

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Panel 2.

Zoe Shacklock, St Andrews: ‘Taste at the Interface: Streaming K-Dramas in the UK’

Hye Jean Chung, Kyung Hee University: ‘Localizing Content in Global Media Networks: The     Korean Remake of BBC’s Life on Mars

14.30 -15.00 Break

15.30 -16.30 Panel 3.

Kyung Hye Kim, Shanghai International Studies University: ‘Streaming age: temporality and               fluidity of authorship, and paratextual repackaging in media translation’

Ji-Hae Kang, Ajou University: ‘“Video-streaming battle going global” or a “critical tool of soft power”?: The discursive construction of “Squid Game” in the South Korean and the UK media’

Saturday 11 February

10.15-11.00 Keynote 2: Jinhee Choi, King’s College London, Title TBC

11.00-11.30 Break

11.30-12.30 Panel 1.

               Chi-Yun Shin, Sheffield Hallam University: ‘South Korean Films in the UK: Perceptions & Distributions’

               Jonathan Evans, University of Glasgow: ‘Streaming, sustainability and the archive’

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Panel 2.

              Sharon Kong-Perring, Birmingham City University: ‘British Idols VS. British Gatekeepers: A    Transcultural K-Pop Media Match’

              Matt Hills, Huddersfield University: Title TBC

14.30 -15.00 Closing remarks

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