State and Society in the Mature Silla Period

Date: 

Wednesday, August 5, 2009, 10:00am

Location: 

CGIS South Building S250 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Workshop

Workshop Schedule

10:00-10:15

State and Society in the Mature Silla Period
Richard D. McBride, II (BYU-Hawai'i)

10:15-11:15

The Defining Characteristics of the Aristocracy in the Mature Silla Period
Jeon Deogjae (Gyeongju University)
Discussant: Jonathan Best, Wesleyan University

11:15-12:15

Local Society and Regional Administration during the Unified Silla Period
Yoon Seon Tae (Dongguk University)
Discussant: Martin Bale, University of Toronto

12:15-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:30

Buddhism and the State in the Mature Silla Period
Kim Sang Hyun (Dongguk University)
Discussant: Junghee Lee, Portland State University

2:30-3:30

Dynastic Crisis and the Ruling Strata in 8th-9th Century Silla: Political Administration and Bureaucracy
Ha Il Sik (Yonsei University)
Discussant: Woo Sung Min, Northeast Asia History Foundation

3:30-3:45

Coffee Break

3:45-4:45

The Political and Social Causes for the Collapse of Silla
Lee Ki Dong (Dongguk University)
Discussant: Richard D. McBride, II, Brigham Young University - Hawai'i

4:45-5:00

Concluding Remarks
Mark Byington (Harvard University)

Workshop organized by the Early Korea Project at Harvard University, with support provided by the Northeast Asia History Foundation (Seoul).