[KS] Election to AKSE Council--Nominations by 15 March
James B. Lewis
jay.lewis at orinst.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 9 06:56:26 EST 2017
In connection with the upcoming AKSE Conference to be held at Prague
(20-23 April 2017), there will be elections for*two *Ordinary Members of
AKSE members in good standing are invited to nominate candidates for*two
*Ordinary Members of Council. Self-nominations are not accepted. Because
we hope for the widest possible representation, when nominating people,
please consult the website for the currentCouncil and consider regional,
disciplinary, and gender distributions in nominating new members.
Nominations of candidates should be sent to the AKSE President by*15
March 2017*for election at the Prague Conference, and contain:
* The nominee’s name, the nominators’ names (at least two names)
* The written consent of the nominee
* A short statement of intent from the candidate
NOTE: All AKSE members in good standing are eligible for Council membership.
Except for the President’s position, other positions within the AKSE
Council will be distributed among the elected Council members as
At the Prague Conference, the Council will also propose and seek
acceptance from the membership for the following appointments within the
* The current conference organiser has traditionally become
the*Vice-President*to provide continuity for the next conference.
* The next AKSE Conference organizer will automatically become the
next*Secretary*, so the position is linked to the venue of the next
* To ensure continuity and financial stability of the Association, it
has been customary for the*Treasurer*to be able to stay in the
Council for more than 4 years.
The names of candidates for the two Council positions will be put on the
AKSE website approximately one month before the AKSE Conference in
Prague, or from mid-March 2017.
*Council members leaving in 2017**:*
Ordinary Members: Sonja Häußler and Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan (to be
replaced by election), and Vice-President Marion Eggert (to be replaced
by Miriam Löwensteinová, who is organizing the Prague Conference).
For more information, see:
Dr. James B. Lewis
President of the Association for Korean Studies in Europe
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