[KS] Korean human rights research seminar - call for papers
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Mon Sep 30 12:10:00 EDT 2019
Please see the following call for papers for a research seminaron Korean human rights that will be held at City University, London.
City University, London, with the support of the Academy of KoreanStudies, is organising a research seminar on the theme of contemporary humanrights developments in the Republic of Korea. Papers will be welcomed thataddress Korean human rights issues from a range of disciplinary perspectives,including law, sociology, political science and anthropology. Papers mayaddress any topic related to human rights promotion and protection on theKorean peninsula, including, for example:
· Migrant and refugee rights in the Korea
· Recent civil rights jurisprudence at theKorean Constitutional Court
· Women’s rights and gender equality incontemporary Korean society
· Protest and freedom of speech in Korea
· Reactions to North Korean human rights violations
· The role of civil society organisations inpromoting human rights in Korea
Proposals may be based upon ongoing work, and should include anabstract of up to 250 words, along with a short CV of the participating author.Submissions from PhD students and early career researchers are encouraged. Those interested in serving as a commentator for a paper should indicate that in their proposal. Commentators will be asked toprepare around five minutes of comments on one or more of the papers.
The research seminar will be held at the Northampton Square campusof City, University London on the afternoon of 16 January 2020, from 2:30 to5:30. All presenters will receive an honorarium (amount to be determined butprobably around £200).
Please submit paper proposals toDahee Chung at Dahee.chung at city.ac.uk.Thedeadline for submissions is 14 October 2019. Decisions will be communicated byemail by 21 October 2019.
Any questions may be directed to Dahee Chung (Dahee.chung at city.ac.uk) or AndrewWolman (Andrew.wolman.2 at city.ac.uk).
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