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Korea Yearbook 2010 Call for Papers

Korea Yearbook 2010:
Politics, Economy and Society
Call for Papers

The editors of the Korea Yearbook – Politics, Economy, Society, published since 2007 by Brill (Leiden and Boston), are now calling for papers for the 2010 edition of the yearbook.

Yearbook07The Korea Yearbook consists, on the one hand, of four concise overviews of domestic and external affairs of the two Koreas and, on the other hand, of on average eight in-depth studies of contemporary political, economic and social affairs in both North and South Korea. We are now calling for proposals for papers for the latter, refereed part of the yearbook. The editors are particularly interested in papers dealing with North Korea and inter-Korean affairs and papers analysing Korean affairs from a comparative perspective. Papers on other topics falling within the scope of the Korea Yearbook are also very welcome. Interested scholars and graduate students should send proposals of max. 500 words to Patrick Köllner ([email protected]) by 31 October 2009. The editors will decide by mid-November which proposals for papers should be developed into manuscripts (10,000 words maximum) to be submitted by 28 February 2010. The editors guarantee a speedy review of manuscripts. The Korea Yearbook 2010 is due to be published in September 2010. For further information on the Korea Yearbook see

Rüdiger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Köllner, Susan Pares

Praise for earlier editions of the Korea Yearbook:

“A tremendously thorough, insightful and penetrating analysis, rich with information indispensable to the experts and useful to anyone interested in understanding the political, economic and diplomatic dynamics in both halves of the dynamic Korean Peninsula.”
Mark Fitzpatrick, International Institute for Strategic Studies, London

“Korea Yearbook will be an indispensable resource for anyone interested in this most fascinating of countries. An international team of top-flight experts not only cover the year’s key political and economic developments in both North and South – and the growing relationship between them – but also focus in on an unusually wide range of more specific themes: from foreign investment and the Lone Star affair, via online journalism and new urban landscapes, to North Korean refugees in China. Much more than a compendium, this is an exhilarating tour of Korean economy, politics and society on both sides of the DMZ. Bravo!”
Aidan Foster-Carter, Leeds University

“This volume is the most comprehensive and important summary of political and economic events published on contemporary Korea. In addition, it has a number of excellent essays on both the North and the South and their interrelations, and a variety of chapters on aspects of the political-cultural Korean scene. This annual work will be an essential companion to any researcher on modern Korea, and one that every library on foreign affairs will need. We look forward to the annual production of volumes of equal caliber.”
David I. Steinberg, Georgetown University

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