Call for Papers

Scholars and interested parties are invited to submit abstracts (paper presentation) in the 4th appeal of the International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies (IIFAS) in a conference promotional partnership with ICAIOS & ARICIS entitled Islam and Social Justice: Towards Sustainable Peace in Regional and Global Context.

Conference Dates:
7 – 9 August 2018

Important Deadlines:
Abstract Submission deadline: extended till 25 June 2018 
Full Paper deadline: 19 July 2018 
General Registration deadline: 1 August 2018

A promotional partner collaboration of IIFAS with the conference organisers; The Centre for Aceh and Indian Ocean Studies (ICAIOS) and Ar-Raniry University. Co-organisers; Syiah Kuala University, Malikulsaleh University and the Government of Aceh

Location of Conference:
The conference will be held at the Darussalam Campus of Ar-Raniry University in Banda Aceh Indonesia.  Click at the programme and panel information link at

Conference Key Note Speakers:
Professor Dr rer publ Eko Praojo, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Professor Farid Sufian Shuaib, International Islamic University Malaysia

Invited Speakers:
Professor Patric Ziegenhain, Asia-Europe Institute, Malaysia
Professor Dr Masdar Hilmi, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya, Indonesia
Johan Richard Weintré PhD, International Indonesian Forum for Asian Studies & Asia Pacific International Research Forum (Australia)

Featured Speakers:
Amelia Fauzia PhD, research fellow at the National University of Singapore
Dr M Saleh Sjafei, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia
Professor Eka Srimuyani, UIN Ar-Rairy, Indonesia
Dr T Zulfikar, UIN Ar-Raniry, Indonesia

ICAIOS VII in conjunction with ARICIS II will extend the theme to be some of sub-theme below:

  1. History, Religion and Peace Building
  2. Human Rights, Social, and Transitional Justice
  3. Islam, Sufism, and Gender Equality
  4. Identity, Social, and Educational Empowerment
  5. Islamic Economics and Social Welfare
  6. Arts in Contemporary Islam
  7. Islam and the Development of Science
  8. The Shariah Law and Implementation in the Muslim World
  9. Marine Science and Technology Development in Indian Ocean Regions

Type of Submission:
Full Individual or Organised Panel Papers

Procedure for Registration and Fees:
All details can be found at registration and fees (Early Bird Registration until 30 July 2018)

The conference will be held in English, however to increase the diversity of the conference appeal a few panels will use the Indonesian language in their presentations. For details contact the organisers.

Programme and Information Centres:

  • Combining the 7th ICAIOS & the 2nd ARICIS Conference
  • Poster Sessions
  • Book Launch
  • Photography and Books Expo
  • Information centres email: ;
  • Phone: (+62) 651-755-236

The Conference Committee
Penanggung Jawab
Dr. H. Muhibbuthabry, M.Ag
Drs. H. Jakfar Yacob


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