Call for Papers

The Ninth Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop


The Ninth Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop

The Ninth Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop themed on “Korean Traditional Culture and Globalization” is to be organized by Peking University Center for Korean Studies. Currently they are calling for papers on Korean Studies, a subject that has been all along attaching great importance to research into its own tradition, however, amid the growing globalization, cultural integration, cultural communication and ultra-nationalism among other subjects have been receiving increasing attention. In response to the new trend in academic research, this workshop will elaborate on the connotations and evolution of Korean traditional culture as well as the communication and interaction between Korean and other cultures. The topics for the workshop include A New Approach to Korean Culture, Inheritance and Protection of Korean Traditional Culture, Korean Culture in East Asia, Foreign Elements in Korean Culture, Korean Elements in Foreign Culture, and Diverse Cultural Communication in Korean History

Schedule: July 4 (Thursday) through 6 (Saturday), 2013 (Arrival on July 3)

Venue: Peking University, Beijing, China

Organizer: Peking University Center for Korean Studies

Theme: Korean Traditional Culture and Globalization
Applicants are required to be graduate students major in Korean Studies or related subjects of humanities (PhD preferred).Free accommodation for five days and four nights during the workshop and round-trip travel expenses are offered by the organizer.

Workshop Language: Korean (or English)

Paper: Korean (or English) MS-Word 10 pages.

Paper Abstract: Korean (or English) MS-World 1page.

-        Email Subject Header: “WORLDWIDE, Applicant’s Name”

-        Email Main Message: “Applicant’s Name, Affiliation and Contact Information”

-        Paper Abstract and Applicant’s Resume shall be sent in the attached file.

Contact Information about the Organizer:

Korean: Keum, Jia (琴知雅), Professor, Department of Korean Language and Culture, Peking University / 86-15116992042

English: Yue, Heng (乐恒), Program Officer, the Office of International Relations, Peking University / 86-13581621136


1)  Application and paper abstract shall be submitted by March 20, 2013.

2)  The name roll of accepted applicants will be made public by April 10, 2013.

3)  The paper shall be submitted by June 15, 2013.

4)  The workshop is to be opened on July 4, 2013.

This workshop will adopt the same way in selecting attendees as the previous year. Each of the 12 member universities of the Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers is expected to recommend one excellent graduate student; another 12 attendees will be selected from among the applicants. 

Published: Tuesday, February 05, 2013