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Research Ethics Framework of the Art History Association of Korea, Established on August 15th, 1960.

Article 1 (Purpose)

  • The Principles for Ethical Research is intended to ensure the conduct of ethical research in connection with the Art History Association of Korea (hereinafter referred to as the " Art History Association of Korea ") by preventing research misconduct and introducing standards with which to fairly inspect and verify any research misconduct if it should occur.

Article 2 (Researcher Ethics)

  • 1. Researchers presenting at the academic events of this plenary or submitting it to the journal should only publish or submit research results that can ensure the integrity of their research.
  • 2. When quoting published academic material, the researcher must provide as accurate information as possible and be sure to clearly indicate the source.
  • 3. Data obtained through personal channels can only be cited after obtaining firm consent from the informant.
  • 4. The researcher is fully responsible for the results of his published research.

Article 3 (Editorial Ethics)

  • 1. The journal editor should be extra careful not to raise disputes over fairness among contributors, reviewers and members of the plenary session by treating all contributions objectively and fairly.
  • 2. Editorial members should not disclose the entire review process and its results to the outside under any circumstances.
  • 3. The Editorial Board must notify the Research Ethics Committee immediately if any problems in research ethics are found in research ethics.

Article 4 (Jury ethics)

  • 1. The judges of the journal should conduct a sincere and impartial review of the commissioned paper in accordance with scholarly conscience and the objective criteria of the academic.
  • 2. The reviewer cannot make a "unpublishable" decision on submitted papers without providing sufficient grounds for conflicting opinions with the paper contributor according to personal academic views.
  • 3. The examiner shall not disclose the contents of the examination paper until it is published in the journal and shall not use it privately.
  • 4. The character of the contributor should also be respected in the expression of the preparation of the review.

Article 5 (Scope of Research Misconduct)

  • Research misconduct refers to the following acts prescribed pursuant to Article 12 (Scope of Research Misconduct) of the Guidelines for Securing Research Ethics (Ministry of Education Order No. 153).
  • 1 "Forgery" refers to the act of presenting non-existent data or research results.
  • 2. "Falsification" refers to the act of artificially fabricating research materials and processes or distorting research results by arbitrarily altering and deleting data.
  • 3. "Plagiarism" refers to the act of using others work, research concepts and ideas or hypotheses, or theories without obtaining proper approval from the authors or without appropriate remarks or quotation.
  • 4. "Failing to give proper credit to co-authors" refers to the act of failing to list those who contributed academically to the research process or results as a co-author, or conversely to the act of listing those who have not made any academic contribution as co-authors.
  • 5. "Redundant Publication" refers to the act of publishing a paper that is identical or highly similar text to one that has already been published in the past in another academic journal without alerting the editors or readers of the fact that this work was previously published elsewhere.
  • 6. "Interfering with investigation of research misconduct" is an act of intentionally interfering with investigation of suspicion of misconduct by the person or others or harming the informant.
  • 7. In addition, it is determined as an act that seriously deviates from the range generally accepted in each academic field.

Article 6 (Report of Research Misconduct)

  • In case of suspected research misconduct in relation to the academic presentation or he publication of the journal, anyone may submit a report and request an investigation, citing the subject and reason.

Article 7 (Organization of the Research Ethics Committee)

  • 1. If a report of research misconduct is received pursuant to Article 6, the Research Ethics Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) is immediately formed.
  • 2. The Committee shall be composed of five members and include the Chairperson of the Committee.
  • 3. In principle, the members of the committee are regular members of the plenary, and are appointed by the chairperson upon recommendation by the board of directors. However, experts in other fields may be appointed as members of the Ethics Committee if necessary for operation, and those who can affect the progress of the deliberation shall be excluded from the ethics committee appointment.
  • 4. The chairperson shall be elected by and from the committee.

Article 8 (Research Ethics Committee Functions)

  • 1. The Commission shall begin its investigation with sufficient evidence of receipt of reports of research misconduct.
  • 2. The results of the investigation shall be reviewed and decided on the scope of the sanctions against the suspect.

    Article 9 (Deliberation Period)

    • 1. The deliberation begins within 15 days of the filing date and is completed within 30 days of the deliberation start date.
    • 2. In extenuating circumstances, the deliberation period may be extended by resolution of the Committee, but the deliberation shall be completed within three months from the date of initial report.

      Article 10 (Protection of rights of informants and subjects)

      • 1. The committee must protect the identity of the reporter and the investigator, and the name of the reporter shall not be disclosed unless it is absolutely necessary with his consent.
      • 2. The committee shall not disclose the contents of the report to the outside until a final judgment on whether or not to cheat is made.
      • 3. The Committee shall equally give the informant and the subject a statement of opinion, an objection, the right to plead, and the opportunity.
      • 4. If the suspect is found innocent, he shall endeavor to recover his honor.

        Article 11 (Calling Opportunity)

        • Respondents should be given an opportunity for a sufficient calling and may be made public or private in accordance with the wishes of the parties.

        Article 12 (Punishment for Research Misconduct)

        • 1. The chairperson shall notify the informant and the respondent in writing of the resolution and reason within 10 days from the date of judgment.
        • 2. The following sanctions shall be imposed on those who submit papers which have been determined to have research misconduct.
        • 1) Cancellation of academic journals and deletion of relevant papers from the database provided online.
        • 2) Contribution to academic journals for the next 5 years will be prohibited.
        • 3) Post the facts and actions on the homepage and the journal.
        • 4) If the judged thesis is a thesis prepared with support for research expenses, notify the relevant research support institution in detail.

        Article 13 (Objection and Re-deliberation)

        • 1. If the informant or the suspect has an objection to the outcome of the Committee's decision, he/she may file an objection with the Committee in writing within 30 days from the date he/she is notified of the result.
        • 2. The committee shall decide whether to reconsider within 10 days of receiving the appeal. If the re-deliberation is decided, the committee must complete the reconsideration within 60 days from the date of receiving the appeal.

        Article 14 (Bylaws)

        • The general practice shall apply to matters not specified in these Regulations, and if any matter is not specified in these Regulations but is generally suspected of violating research ethics, the Research Ethics Committee shall be held at the request of the Chairperson to decide.


        • 1. This provision shall go into force on April 1st, 2008.
        • 2. This provision shall go into force on April 15th, 2018.
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