[KS] Call for Papers: 6th World Congress of Korean Studies

곽수민 ksm at aks.ac.kr
Mon Apr 16 01:10:24 EDT 2012

Call for Papers


6th World Congress of Korean Studies


Theme: Transforming Korean Tradition: Past and Present



The organizing committee of the 6th World Congress of Korean Studies
announces a call for papers to all academics and professionals in Korean
studies. The World Congress will be held from Sep. 25 to 26, 2012 at the
Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam, Republic of Korea. As one of the
prominent Korean studies conferences in the world, it will provide scholars
with an opportunity to share their latest academic achievements and develop
friendships in the field of Korean studies.


-          Date: Tue. Sep. 25 ~ Wed. Sep. 26, 2012 

-          Venue: Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam, Republic of Korea

-          Official Languages: Korean, English

-          Jointly organized by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS),
International Society for Korean Studies (ISKS), Pacific and Asia
Conference 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)







25th of Sep. (Tue)

Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Banquet


26th of Sep. (Wed)


Closing Dinner


27th of Sep. (Thu)

Post-conference Cultural Tour




-          Designated Session (Individual Proposal)

● History

● Sociology

●Culture/ Anthropology

● Political Science

● Economics/Trade/Industry

● Law

● Art

● Folklore

● Literature

● Education


● Philosophy

● Religion

● Language


-          Free Paper Session (Panel Proposal)
This session is to present participants’ interests and reflections on
Korean studies. A panel proposal including the topic of the session and
organizing plan is required.


*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 at the homepage http://congress.aks.
ac.kr from March 5 to April 27, 2012. Once you have submitted your paper,
you will receive an e-mail confirmation within 3 working days. The
abstracts will be reviewed based on content and suitability. Selected
presenters will be contacted individually by May 25, 2012 and notified
about the guidelines. Submission of the full paper (10-15 pages) is due via
e-mail by Aug. 26, 2012.

* The abstract cannot exceed 1 page (A4 size) in English or Korean.

** Please sign up for the congress homepage and complete application form.
You should attach your CV as well as your abstract on the website. (MS word
file only)

***For the free paper session, a panel proposal, abstracts and CV of each
panelist are required.

****Congress homepage will be accessible starting Monday, March 5, 2012.


Accommodation & Fee

Full meal coverage (Sep. 24 Dinner ~ 27 Breakfast) and 3 nights lodging
(Sep. 24-26, 2 per room) will be provided for the participants from abroad
or outside of Seoul & the Metropolitan area. (An extra fee will be charged
if you require a single room.)

● Hotel: Novotel Ambassador Gangnam

● Registration fee: US$ 45, KRW 50,000 (Cultural Tour is not included.)
(Student fee: US$ 25, KRW 30,000)


Korean Studies Junior Scholar Paper Prize

We cordially invite students in Korean studies to apply for the Junior
Scholar Paper Prize. To apply, please tick on your application form for
screen your paper and select the best thesis. Awardees will be acknowledged
for their achievements. (1st: 1,500,000KRW, 2nd: 1,000,000KRW, 3rd:
500,000KRW, 4th:300,000KRW) Master and doctorate students are eligible to
apply for the prize.


Travel Grant for Presenters from Africa/Latin America

The Academy of Korean Studies announces its travel grant to support Korean
studies in Latin America and Africa. Presenters from Latin America or
Africa are considered without particular application process. Once
appointed, awardees are required to submit relevant documents for travel

-          Eligibility: Presenters from Latin America or Africa

-          Grants: 1,000USD for each presenters

-          Selection procedure: Abstract to be reviewed by the Committee




Sue-min Kwak 

Division of International Support for Korean Studies

Center for International Affairs

Academy of Korean Studies, 

- Web: http://congress.aks.ac.kr 

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

- TEL: +82-31-709-9843

- FAX: +82-31-809-9945


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