11th International RASK Seminar organised in Delhi

ANI | Updated: Oct 25, 2017 17:59 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 25 (ANI): With a purpose to provide an excellent platform for the promotion of Korean studies in India, Researchers' Association for the Study of Korea (RASK) organised All India 11th RASK International Seminar at Jamia Millia Islamia here.

The theme of the seminar being 'Act East: Transitions in India's Engagement with South Korea', where scholars from eminent Universities of India and Korea participated and shared their experiences and research papers.

In the seminar, a number of papers were presented on different themes. The main objective of the seminar was to provide a platform to bring the scholars to present their understanding and experiences related to Indo-Korean relationship and to enrich their knowledge by learning from one another.

This seminar reflected a variety of perspectives as it had contributions from scholars of various fields of Social Sciences and Humanities. The views and observations through this conference contributed to enrich future literature on the following areas:

-Politics & International relations, -Economy and trade, -History & Society, -Education, Culture & Religion, -Language & Literature, -Environment and Disaster Management, -Computer and Information Technology.

"I consider this initiative of RASK to organize a conference on India-Korea relations is very important as the bilateral relationships between the two countries are on a new high. For last two days, a number of excellent papers were presented on different themes starting from Security, International relations, Economy, Language, Literature and Culture, Education, History and Society, Environment & Disaster Management that enhances our understanding of bilateral relationships, says Prof. Kim Do-young, the Director, Korean Studies, JMI," said Yoon Young Kwan, an eminent scholar and former foreign minister of South Korea.

A special tribute to Prof. Kim Do-young, who has devoted his full energy and soul in the preparation of the Conference and the Korean Studies programme in India, was also applauded by all. (ANI)