CFP: Hate speech in Korea, Japan and France: a comparative approach, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
International Workshop: Hate speech in Korea, Japan and France: a comparative approach
Jan. 17(Wed) – 18(Thu), 2018
Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Seoul National University, Korea
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations,
Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7), France
Institute of International Language and Culture Studies,
Ritsumeikan University, Japan
We invite paper proposals from different approaches such as communication, media studies, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, legal studies, religious studies that examine, but not restricted to, the following questions:
● What are the current contours of hate speech in Korea, Japan and France?
● How can we best respond to the challenges presented by hate speech in ways that promote a just and peaceful society?
● What are alternative strategies for managing the public sphere against hate speech?
● How is hate speech defined and delimited in law and public policy in the three societies?
● What are the differences and similarities in the phenomenon of hate speech between Europe and East Asia?
● What are the legal and discursive characteristics of Korea, Japan and France in dealing with hate speech?
● What are the most urgent issues regarding hate speech in Korea, Japan and France?
● How is mass media, especially the Internet, employed in expressing hatred against different minorities?
● In what forms do ethnic, sexual or religious differences play a role in provoking hate speech in the three societies?
● Why do ethnicity, sexuality or religion act as flashpoints in hate speech?
We are pleased to provide presenters with partial subsidies for accommodation and travel expenses depending on funding availability and on participant's needs. We intend to publish selected papers from the workshop as a journal special issue and/or an edited volume with a reputable academic press. We also plan to hold the second workshop at Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7) in the second half of 2018.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
1. Deadline: Please submit your proposal with a title, an abstract of not more than 500 words and a list of references, together with your name, position, institutional affiliation and email address by June 30, 2017.
2. Submission method: Send in MS Word via email to email@example.com
3. Final papers: Paper presenters are requested to submit full papers by December 31, 2017.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions regarding this workshop.
Professor Jaejin LEE, Hanyang University, Kore
Professor Myungkoo KANG, Seoul National University, Korea
Professor Wooja KIM, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Professor Rivé-Lasan MARIE-ORANGE, Université Paris Diderot, France
Dr. Kyuhoon CHO, Seoul National University, Korea
If you have any questions, please contact at Sojeong Park(firstname.lastname@example.org), a research associate of this workshop, or Dr. Kyuhoon Cho (email@example.com), a convener of this workshop.