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SOCI | TCS held the 3rd lecture of TCS LOUPE – 2014.12.20

The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) held the third lecture of ‘TCS LOUPE’ on December 20, 2014. Presentations were delivered by the popular culture fans of China, Japan and Korea on ‘Why do I enjoy CJK cultural contents’. 

The presentations by popular culture fans featured different points of appeal which three countries’ popular cultures have for overseas fans based on their life experiences: The Chinese participant talked about why Chinese audiences enjoy Korean drama while Korean and Japanese participants elaborated their life experiences as J-pop and K-pop fan. Presentations demonstrated the potential of popular culture as a motive to understand other countries’ cultures and societies. The lecture lasted for two hours with a brisk discussion with the audiences. 

TCS LOUPE stands for ‘Lecture on Uncovering Panoramic East Asia.’ The TCS will continue holding this lecture series with renowned professionals from different fields including tradition, and social life. Those who are interested in this lecture series can check the notice of the upcoming lectures, and videos of the previous lecture from the TCS official web.

Three panels (Chinese, Korean, and Japanese from the left) on presentation 
Audience listening attentively to the presentations 
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