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13th East Asian STS Network Conference

December 01 2017 to December 03 2017 | Yonsei University International Campus, Incheon, Korea

Deadline: October 15 2017

Updated: November 21 2017

"The Past, Present, and Future of East Asian STS"

Following its 12th conference in Beijing, China, last year, the East Asian STS Network will hold the 13th conference this coming December in Korea. The conference will take place on December 1(Fri) - 3(Sun) at the Yonsei University International Campus, Incheon.

The overarching theme of the conference is "The Past, Present, and Future of East Asian STS." With decades of efforts, the field of STS has now established itself as an important area of academic inquiry in East Asia. The academic and societal relevance of this promising endeavor is all the more apparent as the global influence of science and technology-related activities in the East Asian region is becoming more visible -- politically, economically, and culturally.

It would thus be useful for us to reflect on the past and current status of East Asian STS and discuss the prospects for the future. Sub-topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- History of East Asian STS - Science, Technology, and East Asian Identities - Science and Technology in National and Transnational Contexts - Technoscientific Controversies in East Asia - STS and East Asian Studies - STS and Science and Technology Policy Studies - STS and Environmental Studies - STS and Innovation Studies

We apologize for the short notice but hope that many East Asian STS scholars and students will be joining us. The conference website will soon be available. If you have any further questions, please contact the local organizing committee at --------------------- o Theme: The Past, Present, and Future of East Asian STS o Date: December 1 (Fri) - December 3 (Sun), 2017 o Proposal Submission: If you wish to present a paper or to organize a session, please submit your proposals to by October 15, 2017. Individual proposals should include the title, abstract (~300 words), keywords, and a short curriculum vitae. Session proposals should provide an additional abstract explaining the rationale for a session. o Venue: Yonsei University International Campus, Incheon City (where the Seoul/Incheon International Airport is located) o Registration Fee: $100 (Faculty), $50 (Student) (The registration fee will be charged at the conference site.) o Accommodation: We have reserved several rooms (single & double bedrooms) at the college guest house for two nights (December 1-2) for those who are presenting papers. If you are not presenting but want to stay at the college guest house, please let us know. There are also several cheap hotels near the campus. o Local Organizing Committee: - Sungook Hong (Seoul National University) - Sang-Hyun Kim (Hanyang University) - Chihyung Jeon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - Kiwon Song (Yonsei University) - Sam Yeol Lee (Yonsei University) - Sung-Soo Song (Pusan National University)

- Philip Cho (Yonsei University o Contact: