Calls for Papers: August 18th, 2014

          The Review of Korean Studies (RKS) is an academic journal published biannually in English by The Academy of Korean Studies. Since its first publication in 1998, the RKS has strived to stimulate dialogue and promote the exchange of ideas, theories, and perspectives among Koreanists in both Asia and the West. The journal is listed in the Korean Citation Index, and it aims to be listed in international journal indexes such as Scopus and A&HCI in near future. We are currently soliciting articles from potential authors in any field of Korean Studies for publication in the journal for December 2014 as well as future issues.
Scope and Types of Manuscripts
- Research articles in all fields of Korean Studies
- Translation or introduction of (a) primary source(s) on Korean Studies. 

Recommended Deadline:
December 2014 issue by August 31, 2014, June 2015 issue by February 28, 2015
- All manuscripts should be submitted by email to as an attachment in MS Word document (.doc/.docx) format.

          The Romanian Journal of Sociology (published by the Institute of Sociology – Romanian Academy - and by the Romanian Academy) invites original empirical (qualitative or quantitative) research, literature reviews, theoretical or methodological contributions, integrative reviews, meta-analyses, comparative or historical studies on the topic, "Korea’s Soft Power in the World”.The articles should have between 8-10.000 words, with an abstract of 250-300 words and five key-words and they should adhere at APA Style.
          Please name the manuscript as: Authorname_KoreaSoftPower. Doc The deadline of submitting the articles is October 1, 2014.The articles will be submitted online at the address Please indicate in the title of the message ”Article for the special issue on Korea’s Soft Power in the World”.If you have any questions, please contact the editors at: 

The LEWI International Conference on "The Chinese Catholic Church: Regional and Local Studies, Late Qing-Present" And "A Roundtable to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Teilhard de Chardin's Death"

            The conference adopts an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of the Chinese Catholic Church. Professors, researchers, post-doc fellows and graduate students of History, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Theology, Religious Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities and Translation are welcome to join.
          Topics of panels and papers should focus on the REGIONAL AND LOCAL STUDIES of the Chinese Catholic Church from late Qing to the present. These include Catholic societies, congregations and institutions in a particular region or locality. Also included are Chinese and foreign personalities and the laity in a particular locality. For example, provinces, cities, villages, and parishes. Cross-cultural studies are most welcome.
          Deadline for submissions of titles and abstracts of panels and papers: September 30, 2014. Abstract of each paper (in English or Chinese) should be about 200-300 words. Please email your cv, panel and paper abstracts
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