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BAKS 2008 Cambridge Conference: first announcement


2008 Biennial Conference

‘The Koreas at 60: Looking Back, Looking Forward’

The Association will host its biennial conference at Clare College, the University of Cambridge from Monday 8 September to Wednesday 10 September.

The Keynote Speaker on the evening of 8 September will be Prof. Meredith Jung-En Woo, Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, USA. There will be a plenary panel of diplomats and scholars on the first day to discuss current affairs on the Korean peninsula, followed by a series of papers on topics of historical and contemporary interest to be given by British and international scholars. The Conference will begin with the Reception at 6:00PM on Monday, and conclude at 12.30 on Wednesday.

Further particulars on the Conference arrangements and the schedule of papers will be published on the BAKS website shortly.

For information regarding registration and to secure a place at the conference, please contact:

Dr. John Swenson-Wright
BAKS 2008 Biennial Conference Organiser
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge CB3 9BA
email jhs22 at cam dot ac dot uk

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