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  • Events | 29 November, 2011 (13:58)

    Teaching in Pyongyang

    What is the life of an elite North Korean student? What are their dreams? What do they think about “money” and the internet? Join a British professor as he speaks about his unique experience of teaching at Kumseong Number One junior high school in Pyongyang, a school designed to train computer programmers and scientists, with students recruited from all over the country.

    He will also discuss a new English text book written by North Koreans.

    DATE: December 10 (Saturday)
    TIME: 4-5:30pm
    VENUE: James Joyce Bar – 14, Xindong Lu, Chaoyang district 朝阳区新东路14号, phone: 6415 9125 14
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    RSVP: to fcccadmin@gmail.com

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
    Professor Stewart Lone
    is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales and a social historian of East Asia; since last year he has spent seven weeks teaching English in Pyongyang. He is also the author of the book “Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Asia.”