Call for Papers: Latent Histories, Manifest Impacts: Interplay between Korea and Southeast Asia

image: ANU Korea Institute logoThe Aus­tralian Nation­al Uni­ver­si­ty Korea Insti­tute invites pro­pos­als for the con­fer­ence, “Latent His­to­ries, Man­i­fest Impacts: Inter­play between Korea and South­east Asia,” to be held Feb­ru­ary 26 – 27, 2015, at ANU. This is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary, inter-region­al con­fer­ence that focus­es on the his­to­ry of con­tact and inter­ac­tion between Korea and South­east Asia.

The con­fer­ence aims to offer in-depth analy­ses of the his­to­ry of con­tact and the increas­ing­ly sig­nif­i­cant ties between Korea and South­east Asia in a wide range of areas, includ­ing his­tor­i­cal con­nec­tions and diver­gent devel­op­ments in civ­il soci­ety, pol­i­tics, sta­tus in the glob­al econ­o­my, reli­gious encoun­ters, gen­der dynam­ics, and the cre­ative industries.

Pro­pos­als for pan­el, round­table, or visual/​performative pre­sen­ta­tions are invit­ed. Inter­est­ed schol­ars and Ph.D. stu­dents are encour­aged to sub­mit an abstract (250 words) and a one-page cur­ricu­lum vitae to korea.institute@añu.edu.au by July 15, 2014. Authors will be noti­fied of the sta­tus of pro­pos­als by August 15. A small amount of fund­ing may be avail­able to sup­port trav­el for approved pro­pos­als. Con­fer­ence orga­niz­ers plan to select a set of papers for pub­li­ca­tion in rel­e­vant journals. 

More infor­ma­tion about the con­fer­ence is avail­able at http://koreainstitute.añu.edu.au/_documents/KoreaUpdate2015_callforpapers.pdf. For all inquiries, send e-mail to korea.institute@añu.edu.au. Updat­ed infor­ma­tion on the con­fer­ence will be avail­able at http://koreainstitute.añu.edu.au.

The con­fer­ence is co-spon­sored by the ANU South­east Asia Insti­tute and the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Studies.