CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on ASEAN Studies

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As ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) marked its 50th anniversary this year in 2017 where many reflected on what ASEAN has achieved as the most successful regional group after European Union (EU), despite the fact that some of the EU members suffered greatly from global financial crisis and the BREXIT, Indonesian Student Association in Spain (PPI Spanyol) in collaboration with Embassy of Indonesia in Spain, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta organize an event called International Conference on ASEAN Studies (ICOAS).

The International Conference on ASEAN Studies (ICOAS) invites students, lecturers, researchers, NGOs and government officials to re-reading Southeast Asia in their perspectives. The word of ASEAN has two meanings in this conference:
1) Countries in the Southeast Asia; and
2) ASEAN as a regional organization in Southeast Asia.

This way, it will give more flexibility to the interested participants in joining the program. As a reflection of ASEAN in its 50th anniversary this year, and more youths of ASEAN who studying abroad and thinking about ASEAN, the conference will be a productive stage to evaluate and improve ASEAN (as countries and organization) in many angles and perspectives for better ASEAN in the near future.

Re-reading Southeast Asia: Multi-perspective Approaches

Sub-themes of the conference are as follow:

  • Economy;
  • Social;
  • Regional civil society;
  • Regional governance;
  • Diplomacy;
  • Politics;
  • Borders;
  • Citizenship;
  • Public Health;
  • Migration and Refugee.

However, the sub-themes are not limited, it shall be accepted as long as it addresses the main theme.

Important Dates

15 Sept 2017 : Call for abstract
30 Oct 2017 : Deadline of abstract submission
16 Nov 2017 : Abstract acceptance notification
1 Feb 2018 : Full paper submission deadline
20-24 Mar 2018 : International Conference

Those whose abstracts are accepted will present their paper on 20-24 March, 2018 in Madrid – Spain with the registration fee 100 EUR, and for those who wish to attend the conference as non-presenter shall pay the registration fee 75 EUR. The fee will cover the program, one gala dinner, two lunches, and publication (for presenters only).

For further information, please kindly visit the official website of the event at or contact us via email at or via WA +34 631 08 84 78 (Haris).


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