Call for Papers: 5th World Congress of Korean Studies

The orga­niz­ing com­mit­tee of the 5th World Con­gress of Kore­an Stud­ies invites aca­d­e­mics and pro­fes­sion­als in Kore­an stud­ies to sub­mit pro­pos­als for inclu­sion in the pro­gram of the Con­gress, to be held Octo­ber 25–28, 2010, at the Chi­nese Cul­ture Uni­ver­si­ty, Taipei, Tai­wan. The theme of the Con­gress is Kore­an Stud­ies for the Advance­ment of Glob­al Civ­i­liza­tion.

The pro­gram will include ses­sions on his­to­ry, soci­ol­o­gy, culture/anthropology, polit­i­cal sci­ence, economics/trade/industry, law, art, folk­lore, lit­er­a­ture, edu­ca­tion, science/technology, phi­los­o­phy, reli­gion, and lan­guage. Spe­cial ses­sions will be held on Kore­an lan­guage edu­ca­tion and exchanges between Chi­na and Tai­wan and on cul­tur­al exchanges between Korea and Chi­na and Tai­wan.

Paper and pan­el pro­pos­als must be sub­mit­ted via e-mail to congress@aks.ac.kr between Jan­u­ary 26 and April 30, 2010. Abstracts can­not exceed one page in Eng­lish, Kore­an, or Chi­nese and must be accom­pa­nied by a cur­ricu­lum vitae and a com­plet­ed appli­ca­tion form, which can be down­loaded from http://www.aks.ac.kr/eng_home/notice/notice_read.asp?num=87&group_id=87. Pan­el pro­pos­als must include an abstract and cur­ricu­lum vitae for each pan­elist.

Pro­pos­als will be eval­u­at­ed on the basis of con­tent and suit­abil­i­ty. Select­ed pre­sen­ters will be con­tact­ed indi­vid­u­al­ly by May 28, 2010, and noti­fied about the guide­lines. Sub­mis­sion of full papers (10–15 pages) is due via e-mail by August 27, 2010.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact the sec­re­tari­at at the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies:

Orga­niz­ers and spon­sors of the Con­gress include the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies, Chi­nese Cul­ture Uni­ver­si­ty, the Inter­na­tion­al Soci­ety for Kore­an Stud­ies, the Pacif­ic and Asia Con­fer­ence on Kore­an Stud­ies, the Kore­an Stud­ies Asso­ci­a­tion of Aus­trala­sia, the Asso­ci­a­tion for Kore­an Stud­ies in Europe, the Cen­tral Asian Asso­ci­a­tion for Kore­an Stud­ies, and the Com­mit­tee on Kore­an Stud­ies of the Asso­ci­a­tion for Asian Stud­ies.