Call for Papers: Korea 2011 — Politics, Economy and Society

The edi­tors of Korea – Pol­i­tics, Econ­o­my and Soci­ety, pub­lished annu­al­ly since 2007 by Brill (Lei­den and Boston), are call­ing for papers for the 2011 edi­tion of the year­book. The Korea: Pol­i­tics, Econ­o­my and Soci­ety series, edit­ed by Rüdi­ger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Koell­ner, and Susan Pares, is the source for up-to-date, con­cise infor­ma­tion on what is hap­pen­ing on the Kore­an penin­su­la. It fea­tures ref­er­eed arti­cles on polit­i­cal, eco­nom­ic, and social aspects of both South and North Korea. Its sur­vey arti­cles pro­vide con­cise overviews of pol­i­tics, the econ­o­my, and the for­eign rela­tions of both Kore­as, as well as inter-Kore­an relations. 

The edi­tors are now invit­ing pro­pos­als for papers for the ref­er­eed part of the year­book, par­tic­u­lar­ly papers deal­ing with North Korea and inter-Kore­an affairs and papers ana­lyz­ing Kore­an affairs from a com­par­a­tive per­spec­tive. Papers on oth­er top­ics falling with­in the scope of Korea – Pol­i­tics, Econ­o­my and Soci­ety are also welcome. 

Inter­est­ed schol­ars and grad­u­ate stu­dents should send pro­pos­als of a max­i­mum of 500 words to Patrick Köllner (koellner@giga-hamburg.de) by Novem­ber 30, 2010. The edi­tors will decide by ear­ly Decem­ber which pro­pos­als for papers should be devel­oped into man­u­scripts (10,000 words max­i­mum) to be sub­mit­ted by Feb­ru­ary 28, 2011. The edi­tors guar­an­tee a speedy review of manuscripts. 

Korea 2011 – Pol­i­tics, Econ­o­my and Soci­ety is due to be pub­lished in Sep­tem­ber 2011. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion on the Korea: Pol­i­tics, Econ­o­my and Soci­ety series, see www.brill.nl/koyb.