International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

FEFU International Korean Studies Conference – Call for Papers

Posted on: 16.12.2017

The Center for Korean Studies (Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies, FEFU) is pleased to announce the 7th FEFU International Korean Studies Conference hosted by the Far Eastern Federal University, Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies (located in Vladivostok, Primorsky Region of Russian Federation) with support of Russian Association of Academic Koreanology.

The conference is organized by Center for Korean Studies and supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of the Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250003).

The Conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to Korean history, politics, economy and culture. The Conference organizers invite papers and presentation proposals relevant to Korean Studies. A paper with any of the following or related subjects would be appropriate for presentation:

  • Current issues of Korean Peninsula.
  • Russian-Korean bilateral relations.
  • Korean history and culture.
  • Korean philology.
  • Social-economic development of ROK and DPRK.

All accepted papers will be published.

Venue and Dates

Venue: Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation.

Date: 18th of May, 2018

Presentations and Papers

Organizing Committee welcomes to take part in conference by both presentation and sending a paper. All successful applicants will be expected to give a 15 minute presentation and will have to submit their full paper (not less than 10,000 characters) and presentation (if needed) by 1st of May, 2018.

Working languages of the conference: Organizing Committee decided to accept presentations and papers in Russian, English and Korean languages. Translation into Russian will be provided to all participants, but in this case full paper must be submitted by 22th of April, 2018.

Eligibility and Support

Eligible Applicants: MA students, PhD students, Korean Studies Researchers from Russian and Overseas Universities.

Accommodation and meals: The cost of in-campus accommodation is approximately 4,000 rubles per day. Please contact us if such accommodation is necessary. Meals (lunch and dinner) will be provided to all participants during the conference.

Transport: Unfortunately, due to the restricted budget, we are not able to offer any transport grant to participants. Participants are encouraged to seek financial support from their own universities.

Application and Submission of Abstracts

Applicants should submit the following information by e-mail to

fefu-iksc@yandex.ru

1) full name, title and institution

2) contact info (e-mail and telephone)

3) major area of study (region and discipline)

4) abstract (300 words max.) in print-ready format, including name and institution

Alternatively you can use electronic application form.

You will be sent a confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation by the 5th of March 2018, please, contact with Organizing Committee by e-mail.

Application Period

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

We will contact all applicants regarding the acceptance of their application.

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