April Seminar Series
KRUK presents the seminar series for having an opportunity to know about the traumatic events that occurred in April; Jeju April 3rd, 4.16 Sewol Ferry Tragedy, and Hillsborough.
You can find brief information about each event below. Three cases look separated and different, but we will open the session asking 'what is the role of the public and nation for the trauma survivors?' From the series of traumatic events, we will find the answer to what we can learn and what we can do to prevent a similar event in the future.
[Session 1 - 3rd of April 11:00 UK time] Do you know 'Jeju Sasam'?
The first session is for understanding the historical background of 'Jeju Sasam' also known as Jeju April 3rd or Jeju 4.3 Incident. What is Jeju Sasam and what happened 73 years ago on Jeju Island?
[Session 2 - 4th of April 11:00 UK time] Listen to the voices
A survivor from the Jeju Sasam will testify what she experienced from her view of Jeju Sasam.
[Session 3 - 9th of April 18:30 UK time] What we can do?
Talk with Dr Anne Eyre in the last session. Jeju Sasam, 4.16 Sewol Ferry Tragedy of Korea,
and Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in the UK will be discussed together.
The sessions will be streamed by Zoom. We will send the link to your email after your registration. Session 1 and 2 are delivered in Korean but the English translation will be provided.
Former expert member of the National Committee for the Investigation of the Truth about the Jeju April 3rd.
He interviewed 7,000 people of survivors and bereaved families.
The first generation of Jeju Sasam survivors. She is a female vice president of the Association for the Bereaved Families of Jeju 4.3 victims.
Anne Eyre is a sociologist specialising in the psychosocial aspects of disaster. She is also a survivor from Hillsborough.
This seminar series is provided by
Memorial Committee for
the Jeju April 3rd Uprising and Massacre
Korean PhD Students and Researchers in the UK
the Bereaved Families
of Jeju 4.3 victims
Social Justice Korea Society
SOAS University of London