Call for Papers: Workshop on Religions in Korea

The “Reli­gions in Korea-–Trends and Influ­ences: A Kore­an Israeli Dia­log” work­shop will take place Feb­ru­ary 18–19, 2013, under the aus­pices of the Dr. Naim Dan­goor Pro­gram for Uni­ver­sal Monothe­ism at Bar-Ilan Uni­ver­si­ty in Israel. The aim of the work­shop is to hold an aca­d­e­m­ic dia­log between Israeli and Kore­an schol­ars in a broad and com­par­a­tive per­spec­tive.

Pro­pos­als are invit­ed on top­ics relat­ed to the study of reli­gion in Korea. These may include, for exam­ple, reli­gion and nation­al­ism in Korea; Chris­tian­i­ty in Korea; folk­lore and reli­gion; Bud­dhism in Korea; shaman­ism in Korea; tourism/pilgrimage and reli­gion to the Holy land; new trends in reli­gion in Korea; reli­gion and pol­i­tics; reli­gion and busi­ness; Bib­li­cal stud­ies in Korea and Israel; and Bib­li­cal influ­ence on mod­ern Korea.

The dead­lines for sub­mis­sion of abstracts is Decem­ber 1, 2012. Pro­pos­als (both indi­vid­ual and pan­el pro­pos­als), includ­ing name, insti­tu­tion­al affil­i­a­tion, the title of the paper, and an abstract of 300 words, should be sent to