Call for Papers: VII FEFU International Korean Studies Conference

Far Eastern Federal University logoOrga­niz­ers of the VII Far East­ern Fed­er­al Uni­ver­si­ty Inter­na­tion­al Kore­an Stud­ies Con­fer­ence invite pro­pos­als for pre­sen­ta­tion at the con­fer­ence May 18, 2018. The con­fer­ence will take place at the Far East­ern Fed­er­al Uni­ver­si­ty in Vladi­vos­tok, Russ­ian Fed­er­a­tion.

The con­fer­ence is being orga­nized by the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies of the University’s Insti­tute of Ori­en­tal Stud­ies School of Region­al and Inter­na­tion­al Stud­ies with the sup­port of the Russ­ian Asso­ci­a­tion of Aca­d­e­m­ic Kore­anol­o­gy and fund­ing by the Core Uni­ver­si­ty Pro­gram for Kore­an Stud­ies through the Min­istry of Edu­ca­tion of the Repub­lic of the Korea and Kore­an Stud­ies Pro­mo­tion Ser­vice of the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250003).

The con­fer­ence will focus on a range of top­ics relat­ed to Kore­an his­to­ry, pol­i­tics, econ­o­my and cul­ture. The orga­niz­ers invite papers and pre­sen­ta­tion pro­pos­als on sub­jects such as cur­rent issues of the Kore­an Penin­su­la; Russian-Korean bilat­er­al rela­tions; Kore­an his­to­ry and cul­ture; Kore­an philol­o­gy; and social-economic devel­op­ment. All accept­ed papers will be pub­lished.

Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be expect­ed to give a fifteen-minute pre­sen­ta­tion and will have to sub­mit their full papers and pre­sen­ta­tions (if need­ed) by May 1, 2018. Pre­sen­ta­tions and papers will be accept­ed in Russ­ian, Eng­lish, or Kore­an. Trans­la­tion into Russ­ian will be pro­vid­ed to all par­tic­i­pants, but requires that the full paper be sub­mit­ted by April 22, 2018.

Con­fer­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion is open to M.A. and Ph.D. stu­dents and Kore­an stud­ies researchers from Russ­ian and over­seas uni­ver­si­ties.

Prospec­tive par­tic­i­pants should sub­mit the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion by e-mail to full name, title, and insti­tu­tion; con­tact infor­ma­tion (e-mail and tele­phone); major area of study (region and dis­ci­pline); abstract (300 words max.) in print-ready for­mat, includ­ing name and insti­tu­tion. The dead­line for appli­ca­tions is March 1, 2018.

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