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Call for Papers: The 8th ISKS International Conference of Korean Studies

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Call for Papers: The 8th ISKS International Conference of Korean Studies

Dates: August 16-17, 2007
Venue: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
Languages: Korean, English
Organisers: International Society for Korean Studies (ISKS); Centre of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London; ISKS European Branch

The organising committee of the 8th ISKS International Conference of Korean Studies announces a call for papers to all members of International Society for Korean Studies (ISKS). The 8th ISKS International Conference of Korean Studies will be held from August 16 (Thurs) to 17 (Fri), 2007 at School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. The conference will provide scholars with an opportunity to share ideas and the latest achievements in Korean Studies.

Sessions
1. History
2. Literature
3. Philosophy / Religion
4. Art / Folklore
5. Linguistics
6. Sociology / Education
7. Politics
8. Economics
9. Science / Technology

Applications
Individual proposals for the designated topics should include a title page, a one-page abstract, and a one-page CV. The title page needs to include the following information:
1. Title of the paper
2. Session in which the paper will be presented
3. Name(s) of the author(s)
4. Nationality
5. Department & Affiliation
6. E-mail & Postal mail address
7. Phone & Fax number

Submissions will be accepted only electronically to info@isks.org no later than Monday April 30, 2007 and receipt of submissions will be acknowledged via e-mail within three working days. The abstracts will be reviewed based on their content and suitability. Conference presenters will be notified with detailed guidelines on Monday May 21, 2007 and will be required to submit a full paper of 10-15 pages for conference proceedings by July 14 (Fri.), 2007.

For further information, please contact :
Organising Committee
(Japan) International Society for Korean Studies
5th Floor OIC Centre, 2-2, Funahashi-cho, Tennouji-ku, Osaka, Japan
Tel : +81-6-768-8425 / Fax : +81-6-763-5080
info@isks.org
(UK) Centre of Korean Studies, School of Oriental & African Studies,
University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, UK
jy1@soas.ac.uk,yeonjaehoon@yahoo.co.kr

Registration Fee & Financial Support
The registration fee for the congress is 100 USD (30USD for students), payable upon arrival. It will cover conference kit, refreshments, and one copy of congress proceedings. The amount of financial support available for accepted speakers will depend on fund-raising, and successful applicants will be informed about it at later date.