The second international conference of Korean studies in Riga will take place on 28 and 29 May, 2017, in the National Library of Latvia Baltic Research Centre for East Asian studies Library (AsiaRes) Reading Room (Level M). The conference this year will host a notable count of participants and specialists of Korean studies as well as supporters from South Korea and several European countries. Free entrance.
The event is organized by the University of Latvia's Centre of Korean studies, the Academy of Korean studies (Seoul), National Chonbuk University (Jeonju) and the Baltic Research Centre for East Asian studies at the University of Latvia. Professors and specialists from two Korean universities as well as from European academic institutes of Korean studies in Turku, Stockholm, Budapest, Sofia, Kaunas and Vilnius will be present.
The participants of the panels will be offered an insight into the vast spectrum of contemporary Korean studies including basically all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. These will be reflected in the following topical fields: "literature and language", "society and politics", "history of culture" and "religion and folklore".
The organizers warmly welcome interested colleagues, students and other supporters to participate in the conference by opting for one or more of the panels close to their interests.
Working language - English.
28 April: 13.00-17.20
29 April: 10.00-14.00
Head of AsiaRes Reading Room
National Library of Latvia
Phone: +371 29880519