The World Congress for Korean Politics and Society is a biennial conference organized by the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA) to promote innovative and insightful discussions on Korean politics. This year’s Congress will be held August 22 – 23, 2013, at the Korea University Business School in Seoul.
The main theme of the Congress is “The World and Korean Politics: Influence and Contribution.” Under this theme, the Congress will raise questions about how world scholarship has influenced politics in Korea as well as how Korean scholarship has contributed to studies of politics in the world.
The deadline for submitting proposals is Monday, May 20, 2013. Proposals are invited for papers, full panels, and roundtable discussions on subthemes such as:
- Issues in Research Methodology
- Politics in Western Societies and Its Comparison with Asia
- Korean Politics in Asian Societies
- Korean Politics: View from Outside
- Democracy and Governance
- Korean Political Economy
- Political Thoughts in Korea
- North Korean Issues
- Multicultural Issues in Korea
- Globalization and Glocalization
- World Security and Korean Peninsula
- Electoral and Legislative Politics in Korea
Any panel or paper concerning issues of Korean politics is welcome, as long as it covers topics under the broad banner of “The World and Korean Politics: Influence and Contribution.”
Papers for presentation can be written either English or in Korean. Please indicate whether you wish to participate in an English panel or a Korean panel.
The KPSA will cover up to three nights of accommodations for participants from abroad in Holiday Inn Sungbuk and CJ House at Korea University.
To submit a proposal, panel suggestion, accommodation application, or conference registration, visit the Congress Web site at http://kpsa.or.kr/congress2013/.
Questions regarding the Congress should be directed to the program director at email@example.com.