Call for Paper: The 6th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (ICOSH-UKM) 2017

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Call for Papers
February 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, World History / Studies

Greetings from National University of Malaysia (UKM)! We take great pleasure to welcome participation for the “6th International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities” (ICOSH 2017) that will take place from 4th to 6th April 2017, at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia), in Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

This biennial international conference is a flagship event organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSSK), UKM. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Regionalism and Community Building in ASEAN: Perspectives from Social Sciences and Humanities’. This theme is chosen to reflect the significant shifts in regional economic, political-security and socio-cultural architecture in Southeast Asia.

We invite conceptual, theoretical, empirical and experimental research papers for oral presentation from all fields of social sciences and humanities, including those of multidisciplinary in nature. Papers should be written either in Malay or English.

We also welcome proposals for thematic panel sessions. These sessions should focus on specific issues or topics, with a minimum of four and up to maximum of six papers per session. Kindly contact conference organiser at or visit the conference website at 

We hope that the conference will serve as a reliable platform to share research findings and to discuss the challenges confronting social science research in the region and beyond.

Early Bird Abstract Submission Closes: 31 January 2017
Regular Abstract Submission Closes: 15 February 2017
Submission of Full Paper Closes: 05 March 2017


Contact Info: 

Associate Professor Dr. Ravichandran Moorthy
Conference Chairperson,
International Conference on Social Sciences & Humanities (ICOSH-UKM 2017)
Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600, Bangi, Selangor

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