Call for Papers

The Center for Korean Studies (Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies, FEFU) is pleased to announce

IX FEFU International Korean Studies Conference

hosted by the Far Eastern Federal University, Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies (Vladivostok, Primorsky Region of Russian Federation).

Venue and Dates

Venue: Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation.

Date: May 15-16, 2020.

The conference is organized by Center for Korean Studies and supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of the Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250003).

The Conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to Korean Studies. A paper with any of the following or related subjects would be appropriate for presentation:

  • Russian-Korean bilateral relations
  • Current issues of Korean Peninsula
  • Korean history and culture
  • Korean philology
  • Social-economic processes in ROK and DPRK

All accepted papers will be published.

Presentations and Papers

Organizing Committee welcomes to take part in conference by both presentation and sending a paper. All successful applicants will be expected to give a 15 minute presentation and will have to submit their full paper (not less than 10,000 characters) and presentation (if needed) by May 1, 2020.

Working languages: Organizing Committee decided to accept presentations and papers in Russian, English and Korean languages.

Eligibility and Support

Eligible Applicants: MA students, PhD students, Korean Studies Researchers from Russian and Overseas Universities and Academic Institutions.

Accommodation and meals: The cost of in-campus accommodation is approximately 4,000 rubles per day. Please contact us if such accommodation is necessary. Meals (lunch and dinner) will be provided to all participants during the conference.

Transport: Unfortunately, due to the restricted budget, we are not able to offer any transport grant to participants. Participants are encouraged to seek financial support from their own universities.

Application and Submission of Abstracts

Organized panel

– 4 presenters per panel, 100 minutes. A panelist may serve in multiple roles, including moderator, presenter, and discussant.

–┬áPanel organizer submits all required documents for the panel proposal.

– Required documents: panel proposal (1 page), paper abstracts (300 words max) in print-ready format, including name and institution.

Individual papers

Applicants should submit the following information by e-mail to

1) full name, title and institution

2) contact info (e-mail and telephone)

3) major area of study

4) abstract (300 words max.) in print-ready format.

Alternatively you can use our registration system.

The organizing committee will assign individual papers to panels.

You will be sent a confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation by the March 5, 2020, please, contact with Organizing Committee by e-mail.


Application Period

The deadline for applications is March 2, 2020.

We will contact all applicants regarding the acceptance of their application by
April 1, 2020.


Conference web-site and e-mail


Organizing Committee contact details

Marina Kukla (Head of the Committee)


Vadim Akulenko (Conference Coordinator)


Valeria Kuryzhko (Conference Manager)