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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.

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November 10, 2011

Bali in Global Asia - Between Modernization and Heritage Formation

Bali in Global Asia -
Between Modernization and Heritage Formation
Conference dates: 16 - 18 July 2012

Host: Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. At the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Universitas Udayana.Sponsored by Universitas Udayana; KITLV, Leiden; IIAS, Leiden and University of Göttingen.

We invite participants to propose panels or individual papers on ‘Bali in global Asia’, with special reference to processes of modernization, urbanization and heritage formation.

Please visit http://iias.nl/event/bali-in-global-asia to submit proposals.
Deadline proposals for panels and papers: 31 January 2012

Executive organizers: Prof. Nyoman Darma Putra (UNUD) and Prof. Henk Schulte Nordholt (KITLV) in cooperation with IIAS.

Conference fee: 50 U$ for non-Indonesian, and RP 200.000 for Indonesian participants. Further information about registration fees, the venue, and logistics will follow.

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

For more information, please contact Prof. Henk Schulte Nordholt at schultenordholt@kitlv.nl
Advisory board: Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Helen Creese, I Wayan Ardika, Thomas Reuter, Mark Hobart and Adrian Vickers.

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