[KS] Call for Papers<4th World Congress of Korean Studies>

Nansook Jung yojh at aks.ac.kr
Mon Mar 31 04:55:14 EDT 2008

Call for Papers


4th World Congress of Korean Studies

Theme: Korean Studies Interfacing with the World


The organizing committee of the 4th World Congress of Korean Studies
announces a 

call for papers to all academics and professionals in Korean studies. The

Congress, co-organized by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) and Kyushu 

University, will be held from Sept. 22-24, 2008 at Kyushu University,
Fukuoka, Japan. 

As one of the prominent Korean studies conference in the world, it will
provide scholars 

with an opportunity to share their latest academic achievements and develop

in the field of Korean studies.



-Date: Mon. Sept. 22 ~ Weds. Sept. 24, 2008 

-Venue: Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

-Official Languages: Korean, English

-Jointly organized by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), Kyushu

International Society for Korean Studies (ISKS), Pacific and Asia

on Korean Studies (PACKS), Korean Studies Association of Australasia 

(KSAA), Association for Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE), Central Asian 

Association for Korean Studies (CAAKS) and the Committee on Korean 

Studies-Association for Asian Studies (CKS-AAS)




21st of Sept. (Sun): Banquet

22nd of Sept. (Mon): Opening Ceremony, Sessions

(Keynote Presentation: Robert Buswell[UCLA])

23rd of Sept. (Tue): Sessions, Closing Ceremony

24th of Sept. (Weds): Post-conference Cultural Tour(Optional)



-Designated Session (Individual Proposal)

● History

● Sociology

● Culture/ Anthropology

● Political Science

● Economics/Trade/Industry

● Law

● Art

● Folklore

● Literature

● Education

● Science/Technology

● Philosophy

● Religion

● Language


-Free Paper Session (Panel Proposal) 

This session is to present participants' interests and reflections on

studies. A panel proposal including the topic of the session and organizing

is required.


-Special Session (Individual Proposal)

● How Korea is Reflected in Foreign Textbooks 

● Korean Language Studies for Foreigners/Korean Nationals Residing Abroad

● History of Cultural Exchange between Korea and Japan

● National Studies in Korea vs. Korean Studies around the World


*Each panelist has 30 minutes. There is a 20 minute time limit for the
presentation and 

10 minute for discussion.



Scholars and professionals, including graduate students pursuing a master's
or doctorate 



Paper submissions will only be accepted online through the World Congress
of Korean 

Studies homepage (www.aks.ac.kr/congress) from April 1 - May 10, 2008. Once 

you have submitted your paper, you will receive an e-mail confirmation
within 2 

working days. The abstracts will be reviewed based on content and
suitability. Selected 

presenters will be contacted individually by May 30, 2008 and notified
about the 

guidelines. Submission of the full paper (10-15 pages) is due via e-mail by
Aug. 31, 

2008 to korea2008 at aks.ac.kr. 


* The abstract cannot exceed 1000 words in English or 350 words in Korean.

**For the free paper session, a panel proposal, abstract and CV of each
panelist is 


***Congress homepage will be accessible starting Tuesday, April 1, 2008.


Accommodation & Fee

Full meal coverage (Sept. 21 Dinner ~ 24 Breakfast) and 3 nights lodging
(Sept. 21- 23, 

2 per room) will be provided for all congress participants. (An extra fee
will be charged 

if you require a single room.)

● Registration fee: US$ 50, KRW 50,000, JPY 5,000 (Cultural Tour is not

(Student fee: US$ 30, KRW 30,000, JPY 3,000)


Korean Studies Junior Scholar Thesis Award 

We cordially invite students in Korean studies to apply for the Junior
Scholar Thesis 

Award. To apply, please check the box 'KOREAN STUDIES JUNIOR SCHOLAR 

THESIS AWARD' on your abstract submission form. The committee will screen

paper and select the best thesis. Awardees will be acknowledged for their

Master and doctorate students are eligible to apply for this award.



Secretariat: The Academy of Korean Studies

- website: www.aks.ac.kr/congress

- E-mail: korea2008 at aks.ac.kr

- TEL: +82-31-709-9843

- FAX: +82-31-809-9945

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