Scholars are invited to submit papers (abstracts) or short proposals for academic poster presentations for the third International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies (IIFAS) conference entitled Borderless Communities and Nations with Borders: Challenges of Globalisation.
Conference Dates:
8 & 9 February 2017
Important Deadline:
Submission deadline 15 January 2017
The International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies IIFAS has organised this conference in collaboration with Centre for Southeast Asian Social Studies (CSASS) at the Gadjah Mada University (UGM) and the Department of International Relations at Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) in Yogyakarta
Location of Conference:
The IIFAS conference 2017 will be held at two prominent locations at Universitas Gadjah Mada and Universitas Islam Indonesia facilities. Transportation will be provided for transfers.
Conference Key Note Speaker:
To be announced
Conference Focus:
This conference is an interdisciplinary event drawing together; Social and Cultural Studies, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, International Relations Studies, Education, Religious, Politics and Cross-Cultural Studies, Public Administration, Peace and Health Studies, Agriculture and Food Security. 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 and related subthemes. We invite international and national scholars, civil society organizations (CSO’s), government and non-government organisations (GO & NGO’s), students, professionals, corporate identities and members of the public to share in the regional and international related discussions.
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 are invited to submit a one page abstract combined with a short CV (MS word format) to iifas.conferences@gmail.com. All paper abstracts and poster proposals are required to be submitted in English, likewise all presentations are in English.
Confirmation of Speaking Slot/Poster Presentation:
The IIFAS will endeavour to confirm acceptance of submissions within 7 days by email to enable delegates 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 fee. Shortly details will be announced at a link of our partner’s university: pssat.ugm.ac.id and ir.uii.ac.id.
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 ISBN publication (general proceeding of the conference), and the selected papers will be invited to be included in a Scopus Indexed Journals. To facilitate the cooperation of editors and publication, additional fees are to be noted in a shortly to be announced dedicated university website.
The committee will contact one of the scopus indexed journal from www.scimago.fr
Information Centre:
Conference participants and registered guests are welcome to attend all sessions. This conference in collaboration with these universities provides unprecedented opportunities for networking and research while delegates have an opportunity to receive academic feedback on their presentations. For additional information we welcome your contact by:

  • email                  iifas2017@gmail.com
  • Shinta (UGM)     (+62)812-6069-0012 or (+62)274-589658
  • Enggar (UII)       (+62)822-2719-8805  or (+62)274-898444 ext. 2122

We hope to see 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)