[KS] CALL FOR PAPERS: Sixth World Congress of Korean Studies

Pankaj Mohan pankoji at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 6 10:05:03 EST 2012

for Papers


World Congress of Korean Studies


Theme: Transforming Korean Tradition: Past and



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)




  25rd of Sep. (Tue)
  Opening Ceremony

  Welcoming Banquet
  26th of Sep. (Wed)
  Closing Dinner
  27th of Sep. (Thu)
  Post-conference Cultural Tour



Session (Individual

  ● History
  ● Sociology
  ●Culture/ Anthropology
  ● Political Science
  ● Economics/Trade/Industry
  ● Law
  ● Art
  ● Folklore
  ● Literature
  ● Education
  ● Philosophy
  ● Religion
  ● Language


Free Paper
Session (Panel

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.


panelist has 30 minutes. There is a 20 minute time limit for the presentation
and 10 minute for discussion.



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



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

the free paper session, a panel proposal, abstracts and CV of each panelist are

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


& Fee

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

cordially invite students in Korean studies to apply for the Junior Scholar Paper
Prize. To apply, please tick on your application form for ‘KOREAN STUDIES
JUNIOR SCHOLAR PAPER PRIZE APPLICANT’. The committee will 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

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 grant.

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

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


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://koreanstudies.com/pipermail/koreanstudies_koreanstudies.com/attachments/20120306/633e07cd/attachment.html>

More information about the Koreanstudies mailing list