[KS] European graduate students conference

Robert Provine provine at umd.edu
Sat Jan 19 09:09:21 EST 2008

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Subject: 	European graduate students conference
Date: 	Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:15:23 +0100
From: 	Walraven, B.C.A. <B.C.A.Walraven at let.leidenuniv.nl>

*Call for Papers*

*2008 Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention (KSGSC) in Europe:
*Leiden University, The Netherlands, 21-23 AUGUST 2008

The KSGSC committee is pleased to announce the 5th convention for
graduate students, hosted by the Centre for Korean Studies at Leiden
University. This two and a half day conference aims to give graduate
students in all Korea-related fields an opportunity to present their
research, share academic interests, and  strengthen ties with other
junior scholars. On the back of successful previous conventions at Ruhr
Universität, Bochum (2004), SOAS, London (2005), the Oriental Institute,
Prague (2006), and Edinburgh University (2007), a KSGSC organization
committee under the umbrella of the Association for Korean Studies in
Europe (AKSE) has been set up to ensure the continuation of the conference.

KSGSC 2008 information

Dates: August 21-23, 2008

Location: Leiden University, The Netherlands

Eligible Applicants: MA students, PhD students, and post-docs (The
conference is open to applicants from outside Europe but preference in
the selection process will be given to students studying at European

Travel, accommodation and meals: The KSGSC organization committee
will seek outside sponsoring to cover most expenses for presenters from
European universities. Presenters from outside Europe should seek
financial support from their own universities. Meals (lunch and one
diner) will be provided for all-presenters. Non-presenting guests will
be charged for meals and accommodation (if they book the hotel through

*Submission of abstract**s*: All those wishing to present a paper at the
2008 KSGSC are asked to submit an abstract by _the end of February_.
Applicants will be notified of whether they have been accepted by _the
beginning of April._

*Abstract guidelines*: MS Word, max. 500 words. Please include your full
name, university, title/position, e-mail address, subject area, and
paper title.

Organiser contact details:

e-mail: ksgsc2008 at yahoo.com <mailto:ksgsc2008 at yahoo.com> (The KSGSC

phone: +31 (0)71 527 23 69

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