Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Submission Deadline for Paper and Panel Proposal : April 15, 2009
The website for on-line registration for the World Congress for Korean Politics and Society 2009, which will be hosted by the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA) is now up and running. Please submit a proposal.
The main theme for the Congress is "Korea at the Crossroads." Contributions are invited for the congress that aims at vigorous discussion of the latest developments in and around Korea covering, but not limited to, a variety of themes of study such as: (1) Prospects of Korean political economy in lieu of the global financial crisis in 2008; (2) Issues related to North Korea, such as nuclear crisis and refugee problems; (3) New leadership models for Korea in the 21st century; (4) Big government vs. small government in the wake of post-Washington-Consensus era; (5) The effect of the Obama government and the prospect of East Asian security; (6) Political process and civic participation in Korea; (7) Multiculturalism in Korea; (8) Korea as an aging society; (9) Social cleavage and integration – perspectives from political sociology and psychology.
The KPSA is the most prestigious academic organization in Korea that represents Korean scholars of political science, public administration, and other related disciplines in social science and humanities.
For more information, please refer to the attachment, and we will appreciate if you are kind enough to forward this Call for Papers to colleagues you think may be interested.
Lee, Sang Sin
Ph.D. in Political Science / Program Director
The Korean Political Science Association
Sajo B/D, 1001, Daechi-Dong, Kangnam-Gu,
Seoul 135-280 KOREA
Tel. 82-10-2203-5345 (cell), 82-2-880-4052 (office)