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April 2017

International Seminar on Women Ulama “Amplifying Women Ulama’s Voices, Asserting Values of Islam, Nationhood and Humanity”

April 25 - April 27

The term “ulama” is often associated with male. In fact, “ulama” can be applied to both female and male, which are characterized by: a) holding strong knowledge on Islamic studies; b) understanding and implementing prophetic roles in expanding universal values of religion as rahmatan lil alamin (Blessing for the whole universe), c) care of social issues, d) promote critical thinking in tradition, e) being agent of changes with more constructive and evaluative way. In Indonesia, the role of female ulama…

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May 2017

The UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Heritage Call for Papers, Exhibits, and Performances

Source: http://www.upv.edu.ph/index.php/25-announcements/353-the-up-visayas-international-conference-on-intangible-heritage-call-for-papers-exhibits-and-performances

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Seminar and Workshop on Hindu Art in Southeast Asia

May 27 - June 1

Deadline of Submission: 10 March 2017 This seminar and workshop programme will focus on the essence of Hinduism and the localization of Hindu art forms and living traditions in Southeast Asia. It will be held in Bali, home to the largest living Hindu community in the region. Led by expert scholars and practitioners from Southeast Asia and India, activities will include lectures on Hindu arts, practices and beliefs, iconography and mythology, hands-on workshops on music and dance, and field trips to…

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July 2017

2nd International Conference on Cordillera Studies: “Indigenous Studies in the Philippines: Issues and Prospects”

July 12 - July 14

Abstract submission deadline: 6 February 2017 The conference will address the general theme of “Indigenous Studies in the Philippines: Issues and Prospects.” Although special attention will be given to the study of indigenous societies in the Cordillera region of Northern Luzon, the conference seeks to provide a broad platform for the discussion of other indigenous societies in the Philippines and elsewhere. The conference is thus envisioned as a venue for the presentation and discussion of comparative indigenous studies, highlighting various…

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National Human Rights Institutions in Southeast Asia: Challenges of Protection

July 13 - July 14

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 28 February 2017 Asia Centre invites the submission of abstracts on the role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in Southeast Asia in protecting human rights. We welcome submissions from specialists in this field, including by former and current practitioners in the region’s NHRIs. The unique position of the NHRIs between the government and civil society provide opportunities and at the same time dilemmas in protecting human rights in the region. Their capacity to investigate human…

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13th International Conference on Thai Studies: Globalized Thailand? Connectivity, Conflict and Conundrums of Thai Studies

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm

Thai Studies and Global Connection For many decades, the academic field of Thai studies has served as a platform offering many forms of challenging, conceptual, and critical knowledge to scholars working in different academic disciplines, yet who share the same interest in unveiling the complexity of Thai society. The field has allowed many scholars whose works are related to Thai society to engage in debate, to learn and exchange from one another, and, on many occasions, to produce ground-breaking conceptual…

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August 2017

The 2nd Studia Islamika International Conference 2017

August 8 - August 10

Center for the Study of Islam and Society (PPIM) of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta will carry out an international conference in August this year. This conference is dedicated to promoting Studia Islamika, an international journal published by the Center. This is the second Studia Islamika conference, and this event is expected to be held regularly in the future. In the coming conference, scholars and students on Southeast Asian Islam are invited to present their papers, research and…

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Call for papers: Indonesia Development Forum (IDF)

August 9 - August 10

The Indonesia Development Forum 2017 (IDF) is a platform for Indonesian leaders in government, private sector, academia, and other members of society to collaborate to shape Indonesia's development agendas. This platform is initiated by Bappenas. One of the key elements of IDF is an annual conference to publish the latest thinking and facilitate public-private dialogue on a priority development theme. The conference stands on three pillars: INSPIRE, IMAGINE, and INNOVATE. It will provide opportunities to build on past successes in…

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Call For Papers EuroSEAS Conference 2017

The EuroSEAS conference starts on 16 August, but there will be an early registration and informal welcome event on 15 August! Welcome to the website of the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS), the world’s largest organisation devoted to the study of Southeast Asia. EuroSEAS aims to stimulate scholarly cooperation within Europe in the field of Southeast Asian studies. It was founded in 1992 and EuroSEAS members work primarily in the humanities and social sciences, from archeology to economics,…

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Consultation on Transformation of Governance

August 19 - August 20

In the post-colonial era we live in Nation States. Some states are ruled by an elected government and enjoy comparative stability, economic growth, improved infrastructure, educational opportunities, employment and health care. Some states are unstable due to territorial conflict, active war between the government security forces and armed insurgents resulting in deaths and strained relationships between people who support the government and those who oppose. The negative impact of such instability on the economy creates unemployment and insecurity. What is…

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