Third Global Studies Conference

Venue: Busan

Location: Busan, Korea (South)

Event Date/Time: Jun 21, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 21, 2010
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Third Global Studies Conference 21 to 23 June 2010 Busan, South Korea The Global Studies Conference and the Global Studies Journal are devoted to mapping and interpreting new trends and patterns in globalization. The conference serves as an open forum for exploring globalization from many perspectives in a wide variety of locations. Along with the general themes of the conference, each year it focuses on a different special topic. This year the special theme is Global Rebalancing: East Asia and 21 Century Globalization. This topic will be explored in great depth as participants immerse themselves into the setting of Busan, South Korea. This years conference will feature the following plenary speakers: •Jan Nederveen Pieterse, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA •Seung Kuk Kim, Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea •John M. Hobson, Sheffield University, South Yorkshire, UK •Li Peilin, President of the Chinese Sociological Association, Beijing, P.R. China •Min Gong, Deputy Director for Macroeconomic Research, Xiamen University, Fujian Provence, P.R. China •Shantong Li, Development Research Center of the State Council, Beijing, P.R. China •Hyun-Chin Lim, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea •Shuziro Yazawa, President of Japanese Sociological Society, Seijo University, Tokyo, Japan •Arun Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India •Ross Buckley, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia As well as this impressive line-up of international plenary speakers, the conference will also include numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by practitioners, teachers and researchers. We would particularly like to invite you to respond to the conference call-for-papers. Presenters may choose to submit written papers for publication in the Global Studies Journal. If you are unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are also available which allow you to submit a paper for refereeing and possible publication in this refereed academic journal. Whether you are a virtual or in-person presenter at this conference, we also encourage you to present on the conference YouTube Channel. Please select the Online Sessions link on the conference website for further details. The deadline for the next round in the call-for-papers (a title and short abstract) is 13 May 2010. Future deadlines will be announced on the conference website after this date. Proposals are reviewed within two weeks of submission. We look forward to receiving your proposal and hope you will be able to join us in Busan in June 2010. Enquiries: