Call for Papers: 8th ISKS International Conference

The orga­niz­ing com­mit­tee of the 8th ISKS Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Kore­an Stud­ies has issued a call for papers to all mem­bers of the Inter­na­tion­al Soci­ety for Kore­an Stud­ies (ISKS). The 8th ISKS Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Kore­an Stud­ies will be held on Thurs­day and Fri­day, August 16 and 17, 2007, at the School of Ori­en­tal and African Stud­ies, Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don, UK.

Con­fer­ence ses­sions are planned in his­to­ry, lit­er­a­ture, phi­los­o­phy and reli­gion, art and folk­lore, lin­guis­tics, sociology/education, pol­i­tics, eco­nom­ics, and science/technology.

Indi­vid­ual pro­pos­als should include a title page, a one-page abstract, and a one-page CV. The title page should include the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion.

  1. Title of the paper
  2. Ses­sion in which the paper will be pre­sent­ed
  3. Name(s) of the author(s)
  4. Nation­al­i­ty
  5. Depart­ment & Affil­i­a­tion
  6. E-mail & Post-mail address
  7. Phone & Fax num­ber

Sub­mis­sions will be accept­ed only elec­tron­i­cal­ly to no lat­er than Mon­day, April 30, 2007. Sub­mis­sions will be acknowl­edged via e-mail with­in three work­ing days. Abstracts will be reviewed based on their con­tent and suit­abil­i­ty. Con­fer­ence pre­sen­ters will be noti­fied on Mon­day, May 21, 2007, and will be required to sub­mit a full paper of 10–15 pages for con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings by July 14, 2007.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact:

Organ­is­ing Com­mit­tee
(Japan) Inter­na­tion­al Soci­ety for Kore­an Stud­ies
5th Floor OIC Cen­tre, 2–2, Funahashi-cho, Tennouji-ku, Osa­ka, Japan
Tel: +81–6-768‑8425 / Fax: +81–6-763‑5080

(UK) Cen­tre of Kore­an Stud­ies, School of Ori­en­tal & African Stud­ies,
Uni­ver­si­ty of Lon­don
Thorn­haugh Street, Rus­sell Square, Lon­don WC1H 0XG, UK,

The reg­is­tra­tion fee for the con­gress is 100 USD (30USD for stu­dents), payable upon arrival. The fee cov­ers con­fer­ence kit, refresh­ments, and one copy of con­gress pro­ceed­ings. The amount of finan­cial sup­port avail­able for accept­ed speak­ers will depend on fund-raising, and suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be informed about it at lat­er date.