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[국제공모전] Global Urban Humanities Designated Research Program of The Seoul Institute

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The Seoul Platform for Initiating Discourses on Equitable and Resilient Society(SPIDERS)

Call For Papers Global Urban Humanities Designated Research Program of The Seoul Institute

for ‘The Seoul Platform for Initiating Discourses on Equitable and Resilient Society(SPIDERS)’

The Seoul Institute (SI) is calling for papers on twelve designated topics related to fundamental social change for the better. The twelve designated topics are outlined below. The papers should be previously unpublished work free from plagiarism submitted in English (or Korean in the case of Korean writers). The SI Editorial Board will select up to 20 papers (1 or more from each topic) on the basis of abstracts and short biographies. The selected papers will be published online under a Creative Commons license BY-NC-ND. The authors may also be invited for online forums to talk about their works. The SI will pay the authors a one-time royalty of 5 million KRW (i.e. about 4,000 USD) before tax and transaction fees after publishing the papers online by the end of February 2021.

Submissions are encouraged from all fields related to discourses on equitable and resilient society for a ‘good-life oriented’ society, such as philosophy, political economy, social policy, sociology, environmental studies, and politics. 

The submission of papers will be conducted in three phases: an abstract, a short essay, and a final manuscript. All writings should be in English (or Korean in the case of Korean writers).

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstract: should be no longer than 500 words and contain the research topic, main question(s), thesis, and preliminary findings.
  • Short Biography: should be around 100 words and include a brief introduction of who you are and a list of several published research papers or books.
  • Submission: The Abstract and Short Biography should be sent as one Microsoft word(.doc or .docx) or PDF file to uh2020@si.re.kr indicating “SPIDERS Abstract(topic number) - Surname” in the subject of the e-mail
  • Deadline: 1 pm, 24 September 2020 (KST)
  • Results Announcement: Successful candidates will be announced on the Seoul Humanities website (http://seoulhumanities.or.kr) and contacted individually on 29 September 2020.
  • For questions and concerns, please contact uh2020@si.re.kr


12 Designated Topics

12 Designated Topics
I. The Principles and Value Orientations of Alternative Social Systems
1 Eco-Friendly Society: A World in Which Individuals Live a Good Life in Harmony with Society and Nature. 
2 Reshaping Democracy in Accordance with the Principle of Autonomy
3 Rewriting Economics and Restructuring the Economy: A Paradigm Shift from Economic Growth to the Good Life  
II. New Social-Economic Policies and Institutions for the Good-Life-Oriented Society
4 Money in the 21st Century and New Fiscal-Monetary Policies.  
5 Green New Deal: Climate Crisis, Industrial Restructuring, and Just Transition
6 Cosmo-Local Production: Resetting the Relations of Production
7 Urban Commons: Reconstituting Space and the City 
8 Insecure Employment I: Reshaping the Labor Market
9 Insecure Employment II: Making a Revision of Social Welfare Policies
10 Social Democratic Economy: Resetting Social Relations and Rebuilding Local Communities
III. Alternative Political Economic Systems
11 The Crisis of Political Economic System and its Future in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic 
12 Alternative National Accounting: From an Account System of Money Costs to That of Social and Environmental Costs