[KS] [Call for Abstracts] Int'l Conference on the History of Science in East Asia, 2019

Ji-Hyun Lee arts.jhlee at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 14:34:09 EST 2018


Dear All,

The International Society for the History of East Asian Science,
Technology, and Medicine (ISHEASTM) will hold its 15th International
Conference (15th ICHEASTM) at Chonbuk National University (CBNU), Jeonju,
Jeolllabuk-do, Republic of Korea, Aug 19-23, 2019.

The central theme for the 15th Conference will be “History of Science,
Technology, and Medicine in Polycentric East Asia: toward Harmony in
Diversity (和而不同).”

Chonbuk National University (全北大學校) is located in the historical city of
Jeonju, Republic of Korea. As the flagship national university for
Jeollabuk-do Province, it was founded in 1947 by the provincial fund within
the framework of the Korean national university system. Today, CBNU has
grown to 17 colleges and 14 graduate schools, with approximately 32,000
students and 2,400 professors.

Jeonju is a historic city and a major tourist attraction in southwest
Korea. Its history stretches back to the 8th century CE, along with its
recognition as the center of traditional Korean performing art and the
international film festival, Jeonju was visited by more than ten million
tourists last year.

The Korean Research Institute of Science, Technology and Civilization
(KRISTaC) will host the conference. KRISTaC has been installed at CBNU in
May 2015, with the major mission of commissioning the publication of
forty-volume monograph series, "Science and Civilization in Korea (SCK).“

As well as academic exchanges, the Organizing Committee is planning to
provide with various opportunities for cultural experience.

The Organizing Committee would welcome proposals both for organized panels
and individual presentations, on the history of science, technology, and
medicine in East Asia. Applications for non-conventional panels would
receive extra consideration.

*We encourages you to mark important dates, as suggested below:*

*- Panel application deadline: 31 Dec*

*- Individual application deadline: 31 Jan*

*- announcement of acceptance: 28 Feb*

*- online registration opening: 4 Mar *

We look forward to meeting you in Jeonju.

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Marta E. Hanson, Johns Hopkins University

Nam-il Kim, Kyunghee University

Dongwon Shin, Chonbuk National University

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