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International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies (IIFAS) conference

Borderless communities and nations with borders: challenges of globalisation

Call for papers and posters


8th February 2017
- 9th February 2017


The Gadjah Mada University Club, UGM campus, 2 Pancasila Street, Yogyakarta and facilities at UII.
Transportation will be provided for transfers.


Dr Francis Daehoon Lee, Research Professor Peace Studies Sungkonghoe University, South Korea
Dr Lyn Parker, Professor of Asian Studies and Associated Dean of Arts Post Graduate Studies University of Western Australia, Australia


Registration fee is applicable.

The 3rd International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies (IIFAS) conference call for papers. Scholars and interested parties are invited to submit abstracts (paper presentation) or short proposals (academic poster presentation).

Scholars and interested parties are invited to submit abstracts (paper presentation) or short proposals (academic poster presentation) in the 3rd International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies (IIFAS) conference entitled Borderless Communities and Nations with Borders: Challenges of Globalisation.

Conference Dates:
8 February; 9 February 2017

Important Deadline:
Regular submission deadline 15 December 2016. Extended Deadline for foreign presenters till 15 January 2017.

Conference Focus:
This conference has an interdisciplinary Social Sciences focus drawing together; Social and Cultural Studies, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Economics, International Relations, Education, Politics & Religious Cross-Cultural Studies. As well as Public Administration, Peace and Health Studies, Agriculture, Food Security and Environmental Studies. It will therefore also give importance to defence studies; radicalisation and counter-radicalisation, regional security policy, democratisation and conflict resolution as well as the politics of identity, heritage and related sub-themes.

Type of Submissions:
Paper Abstract
Poster Proposal
Absentee Paper and Absentee Poster Submission

Procedure for Submitting Applications:
Delegates wishing to present their paper or poster presentations are invited to submit a one page abstract combined with a short CV (MS word format) to before the closing date. All paper abstracts and poster proposals are required to be submitted in English.

Confirmation of Speaking Slot/Poster Presentation:
The IIFAS team will confirm acceptance of submissions within 7 days to enable delegates sufficient time to arrange their travel arrangements.

The joint university committee has advised IIFAS that conference guests, presenters, speakers and absentee presenters are subject to a low registration commitment fee. Your registration contribution or generously provided financial gifts will allow IIFAS to provide a number of scholarships to challenged delegates to join this conference.

All accepted papers will be included in the ISBN general proceeding publication of the conference. Selected papers are invited to be included in a group of Scopus indexed journals. More information at a dedicated webpage. Registered delegates are required to submit their full papers for a peer review process before the 15th of March 2017.

Information Centre:
Conference participants and registered guests are welcome to attend all sessions and other activities. This conference in extensive collaboration, provides unprecedented opportunities for networking and research while delegates have an opportunity to receive academic feedback on their presentations. For additional information including optional accommodation offers we welcome your contact at

We hope to welcoming you soon in Yogyakarta,

The Conference Committee

  • Johan Richard Weintré (IIFAS)
  • Hermin Indah Wahyuni (Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies Gadjah Mada University)
  • Irawan Jati (Department of International Relations Universitas Islam Indonesia)

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