[KS] [Reminder] [Call for Papers] 7th Annual Korea University Graduate Student Conference: Converging Studies and Methods to a Comprehensive Understanding of Korea and Asia

Korea University koreahistoryconference at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 03:06:19 EST 2018

*7th Annual Korea University Graduate Student Conference:*

*Converging Studies and Metho**ds to a Comprehensive Understanding of Korea
and Asia*

Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

*Friday, May 31st, 2019*

We invite submissions for the Korea University Graduate Student (KUGS)
Conference to be held at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea on May 31,

The KUGS Conference is an annual conference that aims at providing an
interdisciplinary forum for graduate students to exchange their ideas and
discuss current research pertaining to Korean history and Asian studies. It
is an opportunity for young scholars to present their research to both
their peers and eminent scholars. The conference will also enable
participants to meet others in their field conducting similar research, and
gain valuable professional experience in presenting their work for

The 2017 conference was held in conjunction with the 2017 AAS-in-ASIA
Conference, and had 60 presenters with three sessions including East Asian
History, Korean Literature, Language and Culture, and Japanese and Chinese
Studies. The 2018 conference, titled “Overturning Assumptions and Creating
New Approaches to Asian Studies,” highlighted the recent achievements of
Korean studies from 29 graduate students. Following the success of our
previous conferences, we invite graduate students to submit abstracts from
a variety of perspectives on Asian studies for our next conference in 2019.

The 2019 Annual Korea University Graduate Student Conference’s theme is
“Converging Studies and Methods to A Comprehensive Understanding of Korea
and Asia.” We welcome paper proposals that focus on any historical time
period. The conference aims at providing a space for emerging scholars to
present innovative methods and perspectives in Korean history and Asian
Studies research.

Eligibility and Application Guidelines:

1. All abstract submissions should be sent to Jongrok Lee at
koreahistoryconference at gmail.com, with your name, program of graduate
study, and contact information.

2. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study
("postgraduate" in British degree classification systems).

3. Papers must be related to *Asian studies, mainly Korean, Chinese, and
Japanese studies.* Special consideration will be given to papers focusing
on Korea, but all areas and disciplines related to Asia may apply.

4. Abstracts must be no longer than 250 words.

5. Deadline for abstract submission: *Monday, December 31st, 2018, 5:00
p.m. Eastern Standard Time.*

Notification of acceptance will be given *by mid-January, 2019.*

Housing: Housing will be available for those presenting papers.

Inquiries: For general conference and abstract submission inquiries, please

koreahistoryconference at gmail.com

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