Call for papers – Edinburgh conference 20-22 Sept

Call for Papers: 4th Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention (KSGSC) in Europe
Edinburgh, UK: 20-22 September 2007

The School of Social and Political Studies at the University of Edinburgh (UK) is pleased to announce the 4th Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention. The event is hosted by the University of Edinburgh (UK) and will take place on 20-22 September 2007, in parallel to the Early Career Researchers’ Conference on East Asian Studies.

The conference aims to bring together graduate students in the broad field of Korean studies. The areas covered in the conference range from the arts to the social sciences.

Paper proposals are especially invited to cover one or more of the following topic areas:

International Politics, Conflict and Security
Government, Domestic Politics and Civil Society
Regionalism and Regionalisation
Culture, Rituals and Religion
Linguistics and Literature

Submission of Proposals

Proposals should be submitted via e-mail to ksgsc2007@yahoo.co.uk (as an attachment in MS Word, RTF or PDF format). Please include:

1) Name
2) Institutional affiliation
3) Title/position
4) E-mail address
5) A one-page CV
6) Title of Paper (maximum 20 words)
7) Abstract of Paper (maximum 250 words)

The working language of the conference is English.

The deadline for abstracts is 10th June 2007. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission by the middle of July. Full details of the program, conference fee, registration and accommodation arrangements will be available by early August.

The event is based in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital and one of the world’s most beautiful and vibrant cities. The University of Edinburgh was established in the 16th century and has an established tradition in Asian studies, particularly within the College of Humanities and Social Science.

For all enquiries contact Dr Youngmi Kim (School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK) at ksgsc2007@yahoo.co.uk

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