|Full Title:||Nordic Conference on Japanese and Korean Studies|
|Short Title:||NAJAKS 2013|
|Start Date:||21-Aug-2013 - 23-Aug-2013|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||In these times of globalization and digitization, the world has become increasingly complex and interconnected. Communication across borders and languages from around the world is now an immense feature of daily life, and the need for cultural, linguistic and translational competence is ever present. Migration, ethnic conflicts and environmental challenges call for new forms of international understanding and cooperation, as well as a constant focus on quality in education and on accommodating innovation across diverse fields. This is especially true for modernized Asian countries like Japan and Korea, which have a great economic and cultural impact on daily life in Europe that is often underappreciated. There is much to be gained from deeper communication and cooperation with East Asia, acknowledging its rich past, impressive present, and promising future.
The NAJAKS Organizing Committee has selected three prominent Keynote Speakers from an array of fields across Japanese Studies and Korean Studies.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation|
|Subject Language:||Japanese; Korean|
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