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New Published research paper – The concept of Prisoners of War in the Japanese culture

We are delighted to announce the publication of the research paper of Kamil Weber entitled Przede wszystkim honor. Przyczyny i przejawy specyficznego postrzegania jeniectwa w kulturze Japonii – w kontraście do norm społeczeństw zachodnich (Above all, honor. Reasons and manifestations of a specific perception of Prisoners of War in Japanese culture – in contrast to the norms of Western societies.).

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Symposium related to North and South Korea – Call for Papers

The Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures of the Polish Academy of Sciences, The Department of Asian Cultures is pleased to announce the following Symposium:

The Korean Peninsula in a global context. Opportunities and challenges in the 21st century.

The rising position of the Korean Peninsula in a global context is a challenge for researchers. This seminar is a one-day event featuring panel discussions of scholars engaged in research policy on the Korean Peninsula. We will especially focus on the modern Korean Peninsula after 1945. Topics related to both Koreas are welcomed. The seminar will cover political, economical and cultural issues.

Proposals for roundtable discussions on the above topics are also welcome. We welcome submission of research papers related and not limited to the previous mentioned topics. We kindly invite you to prepare and submit your abstract/proposal in a Word format. After the event, selected texts related to the Symposium topic may be published in Acta Asiatica Varsoviensia, www.iksio.pan.pl/aav

We kindly invite you to prepare your abstracts and send it to Nicolas Levi – nicolas.levi@iksio.pan.pl or acta.asiatica@iksio.pan.pl.

Date of the event: 10th March 2015

Venue: Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures (Polish Academy of Sciences),

Address: 72, Nowy Świat, 00-330 Warsaw – Poland, Room no. 312.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: January 31, 2015

Deadline for the submission of articles: March 10, 2015

Registration contact: nicolas.levi@iksio.pan.pl or acta.asiatica@iksio.pan.pl