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November 30, 2011

CFP: Indonesia in Global and Transnational Perspective

April 27-28, 2012
UCLA Indonesian Studies Conference
University of California, Los Angeles

The UCLA Indonesian Studies Program invites submissions from U.S.-based graduate students to participate in a 2-day interdisciplinary conference focused on Indonesia. Though we will accept submissions from a wide range of disciplines, we ask that participants explicitly address the themes of transnationalism, global integration or diffusion within their conference papers.
Themes to Consider:
-Problems of democratization, demilitarization and human rights
-Migration, internal and international
-Social media and telecommunications
-Environment and community
-Constructing, maintaining and policing ethnic/religious boundaries
-Fluctuations in gender/sexual identity
-New developments in Indonesian arts, literature, and performance

What to Submit:
1. CV/Resume
2. 500 word-abstract of conference paper that addresses one or more of the above themes
3. Writing Sample (10 pp., double-spaced, 12 pt type): may be an excerpt from a journal article, dissertation chapter, or conference paper that reflects your academic interests

Please submit electronically to indoconference@gmail.com by January 15, 2012. Questions can also be directed to this email address.

Other dates:
-February 10, 2012: Notification of acceptance for participants
-February 20, 2012: Confirmation of attendance from participants
-March 30, 2012: Conference memo due from participants (5 pp. summary/outline of conference paper, double-spaced, 12 pt type)
Financial aid: Student participants coming from a distance will be reimbursed for travel up to $500 with receipts and offered two nights lodging double occupancy.

Sponsored by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies. A special thanks to Dr. Robert Lemelson for his generous support of this conference and the Indonesian Studies Program.

Posted by katemw at November 30, 2011 02:33 PM

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