Call for Papers and Proposals
2013 Im Conference of Korean Christianity
Growth, Stagnation, Decline, and Renewal of the Christian Churches in Korea, 1945-2020
Conference Date: October 25, 2013
The conference aims to investigate the history of growth and decline of the Christian churches in the post-Korean War Korea. It would include the following issues: history and theories of growth, stagnation, and decline of Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Anglican churches in contemporary Korea; comparison of Protestantism with Roman Catholicism; critical issues in 1970s for the future life of Korean Christianity; critical issues in 1980s; major reasons of decline of Protestantism in 1990s; vital issues for the renewal of the church in 2010s in relation to the Korean society and world Christianity.
Please submit a draft paper by email to Dr. Sung-Deuk Oak by August 25, 2013. The paper should include: (1) an abstract (300-5oo words), (2) the text (7,000-10,000 words, including footnotes and bibliography), (3) a short CV, including full contact information. Doctoral students and junior scholars are encouraged to submit papers.
Four or five presenters will be selected and notified by September 15, 2012. They need to submit the final paper by October 1, 2013. The paper should be an unpublished one.
The Im fund of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies will provide the presenters with a roundtrip airfare, 2 night hotel accommodation, and up to $400 travel reimbursement.
If you have any questions regarding the grant, travelling, accommodation, and any other thing about the conference, please email to Ms. Sejung Kim, Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, email@example.com and Mrs. Peyton Park, Program Representative, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Im Conference of Korean Christianity, UCLA
Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Chair
Associate Professor of Korean Christianity
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
Phone: (310) 206-8235, Fax: (310) 206-3555
Published: Friday, October 19, 2012