* Date : 2019-08-27
Seowon, the Korean neo-Confucian academies, were educational facilities of the Joseon Dynasty. On July 6, Korea celebrated as seowon were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Lee Bae-yong, the chairperson of the Seowon Conservation and Management Foundation, has led efforts for the UNESCO inscription for the last 9 years.
We will hear about the noble traditions of the UNESCO World Heritage site, seowon, from Lee Bae-yong, the historian and former president of Ewha Womans University, on today's Heart-to-Heart.