Call for Papers: International Graduate Student Conference: Korea's Diplomacy and Soft Power

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Call for Papers
July 10, 2017 to October 22, 2017
Korea South
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, East Asian History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Political Science, Popular Culture Studies



We seek abstracts on a wide range of topics related to Korea’s diplomacy and/or soft power which can include but not limited to:


-Korea’s diplomatic practices

-Korea’s foreign policies and vision

-Korea’s democratization and economic development experiences

-Korea’s international development cooperation practices

-Korea’s public diplomacy activities

-Non-state actors’ role in Korea’s diplomacy and public diplomacy


Best Articles Award:


1st place - 1,000,000 Won (~$900)

2nd place - 500,000 Won (~$450)

3rd  place - 250,000 Won (~$225)


Key Dates:


Final Papers Due: 22 October

(Final Papers: 4000-8000 words)


*Ten best articles will be published as chapters in an edited book.

*Ten contributors to the edited book will get 250,000 won (~$225) each.

(The award winners will get this remuneration for their chapters in addition the award prize.)


Please send your submission to

For more information, please visit the conference website:


*The Conference is organized at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.


Contact Info: 

Hangang Network for Academic and Cultural Exchanges (Korean NGO)

Contact Email: