Monday, February 14, 2011

Call for Papers for the Project on East Asian Perspectives on Politics

Call for Papers
Location: South Korea
Date: 2011-03-01

Funding available for Graduate Students in Comparative Political Theory and Asian Political Thought.

The Project on East Asian Perspectives on Politics: Advancing Research in Comparative Political Theory announces conference travel scholarship for graduate students working in comparative political theory and Asian political thought. The broad purpose of this project is to advance the field of comparative political theory through a series of six workshops each focused on a dimension of politics in the East Asian context. The first workshop took place at Fudan University on May 1-2, 2010. The second workshop, East Asian Perspectives on Legal Order,took place at the National University of Singapore on August 26-27, 2010. The third workshop, Governance and Political Leadership in East Asia, will be held at Seoul National University on June 3-4, 2011. The conference will be conducted in English. A workshop dedicated to graduate students working on comparative political theory and Asian political thought will be held on June 5, 2011. Because our principal funding source is the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Canadian citizens and doctoral students at> Canadian universities are preferred. However, all eligible candidates are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will present a paper at the June 5 workshop, and should be attending the larger conference, too. Papers will be circulated in advance and must be completed no later than May 5, 2011. Funding is available for up to 4 researchers and will cover the full costs of economy class airfare, reasonable ground transportation costs, and 4 nights hotel accommodation.

To apply, send a paper title and abstract of no more than 300 words, together with a current curriculum vitae to no later than March 1, 2011. Successful candidates will be notified by email by March 20, 2011. Further information about the project is available at:

Youngmin Kim,
Dept. of Political Science,Seoul National University

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