Call for Abstracts: The 7th World Congress of Korean Studies!

The 7th World Congress of Korean Studies will be held at University of Hawai’i at Manoa campus from 5 to 7 November 2014. Anyone interested in participating is strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Language: English and Korean

Submission of Abstracts:

  • Organized Panel

Panel applicant is required to submit 1) Entire panel proposal 1 page, 2) Each Individual CV less than 1 Page, 3) Each Individual abstract less than 1 page. NB: The organizers are responsible exclusively for presenters’ lodgings and meals during the conference period. If you participate as moderator or commentator without presentation, we are not responsible for your lodging and meals.

  • Individual Paper Proposal

Individual applicant is require to submit an abstract and CV electronically. Once admitted, we organize the panel in which three individual speakers can make presentations. A person may serve multiple roles like moderator, presenter and discussants in the panel. The individual abstract cannot exceed 1 page (A4 size, 12 point) in English or Korean

* Please sign up, complete application form and attach CV and abstract (MS word file only) at the congress homepage ( from March 10 to May 9, 2014.
** Congress homepage will be accessible starting Monday, March 10, 2014.
*** Once submitting abstract, you will receive an e-mail confirmation within 3 working days. The abstracts will be peer-reviewed. We will notify accepted individuals directly in July, 2014. Deadline of registration will be 31 July, 2014. Submission of the full paper (10-15 pages) is by Sep. 30, 2014.

Registration Fee

  • Registration fee is US$100. Graduate student fee is US$50.

Accommodation and Meals
Full meal coverage (Nov. 5 Dinner ~ 8 Breakfast) and 3 nights lodging (Nov. 5-8, 2 person in one room) will be provided for the participants outside Hawaii. The extra charges will be charged if you require a single room. The hotel reservation will be available during participation registration on Congress website.
The hotel address is as follows:
ALA MOANA HOTEL, 410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, HI 96841

Korean Studies Junior Scholar Paper Prize
We encourage graduate students to apply for the Junior Scholar Paper Prize. For this, please tick in ‘KOREAN STUDIES JUNIOR SCHOLAR PAPER PRIZE APPLICANT’ in the application form. The committee will review submitted papers and decide the three awardees.


  • Digital files of proceedings restored in a USB flash memory will be given to registered participants. Abstracts and papers will also be available at the website We do not provide hard-copy proceeding. We cordially ask speakers to bring their hard-copy if necessary.

Further details will be provided to those whose abstracts are accepted to the conference.

Division of International Support for Korean Studies
Center for International Affairs
Academy of Korean Studies,
TEL: +82-31-709-9843
FAX: +82-31-809-9945

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