Call for Abstracts : “The 12th Northeast Conference on Indonesia”, Saturday, October 25, 2014. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

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Call for Abstracts

The 12th Northeast Conference on Indonesia 

Saturday, October 25, 2014, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Cornell Indonesian Association invites submission of abstracts for the 12th Northeast Conference on Indonesia hosted jointly with the Yale Indonesian Forum. We welcome abstracts for oral presentation on Indonesian studies for these four areas of study:

1.     Science and Technology

2.     Sociology, Anthropology and History

3.     Economics and Politics

4.     Language, Arts, Culture and Religion

Abstracts should be submitted in English and should be no more than 500 words. Authors may submit no more than one individual and one joint (co-authored) abstract. All abstracts will be submitted to blind peer reviews by a committee of graduate students of the areas of study. To submit an abstract, please send it in a PDF file to: with the title of your paper as the name of the file. The abstract should not include author’s name and affiliation.

Abstracts are due by September 14, 2014, with notification of acceptance by September 21, 2014.

Each presenter will have 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for question and answer session. Presentation can be in English or Indonesian but not both of them. Should you decide to present in English, you should support your presentation with a PowerPoint display in Indonesian. Similarly, a presentation in Indonesian should be accompanied by an English PowerPoint display. This is done to promote the use of Indonesian for academic purposes.

Keynote Speaker: TBA

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

Organizing Committee

General Conference Chair      : Maria Yosephine Nadia Putri

Academic Co-Chair                   : Ekarina Winarto, Ferdinan Okki Kurniawan

Program Co-Chair                     : Kevin Sim

Academic Advisors                   : Jolanda Pandin, Indriyo Sukmono

Supported by the Cornell Indonesian Association Executive Board