Global Mobility Humanities Conference 2019

Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea

"Life, Thinking, and Culture in the Era of High Mobility"

25th & 26th October 2019

Tentative Schedule

24th October 2019 Arrival


16:00-18:00: Registration (1F, New Millennium Hall, Konkuk University)


25th October 2019: Day 1


08:00-09:00: Registration

09:00-09:30: Opening Session

  • Opening Speech: Inseop Shin (Director, The Academy of Mobility Humanities)

  • Welcoming Speech: Sanggi Min (President, Konkuk University)

  • Celebratory Speech: Seong Hwan Kim (Director, Division of Humanities, National Research Foundation of Korea)


09:30-10:00: Welcome Events

10:00-10:50: Keynote Speech 1: Noel Salazar (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

10:50-11:40: Keynote Speech 2: Melani Budianta (University of Indonesia)

11:40-12:30: Keynote Speech 3: Maria Luisa Torres Reyes (University of Santo Tomas)


12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-14:20: Keynote Speech 4: Vincenz Serrano (Ateneo de Manila University)

14:20-14:50: Coffee Break

14:50-16:20: Panel 1, 2, 3

16:30-17:50: Panel 4, 5, 6

18:00- : Dinner


20:00- : AMHN Committee Meeting

26th October 2019: Day 2


09:00-09:30: Registration


09:30-10:20: Keynote Speech 5: James Hay (University of Illinois)

10:20-11:10: Keynote Speech 6: Ramon Guillermo (University of the Philippines)

11:10-12:00: Keynote Speech 7: Carlos Lopez-Galviz (Lancaster University)

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:20: Panel 7, 8, 9

14:30-15:30: Panel 10, 11


15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

16:00-18:00: Special Session: AMHN Roundtable

                     “Mobility Studies Becomes...: Constellation of Humanity, Technology and Geography” 


    Moderator: Inseop Shin


  • David Bissell (University of Melbourne)

  • Jinhyoung Lee (Konkuk University)

  • Jooyoung Kim (Konkuk University)

  • Maria Luisa Torres Reyes (University of Santo Tomas)

  • Noel Salazar (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

  • Peter Adey (Royal Holloway, University of London)

  • Taehee Kim (Konkuk University)

  • Weiqiang Lin (National University of Singapore)

  • Yasuko Hassall Kobayashi (Ritsumeikan University)

   *Simultaneous Korean/English interpretation will be provided in this session.


18:00-18:30: Closing Session     

  • Farewell Performance

  • Closing Speech: Jooyoung Kim (Deputy Director, AMH)

18:30: Dinner


*Please note the schedule will be continuously updated until all panels and presentations are finalized. Check back here regularly. 

**Please note all audiences must pay for the registration fee ($200 for two days or $100 for 1 day). The registration fee covers  the costs of conference materials, beverage breaks, lunch and dinner receptions.