The Asian Studies WWW Monitor: Sep 2006, Vol. 13, No. 10 (253)
20 Sep 2006
First International Conference of Aceh and Indian Ocean Studies, Feb 2007
Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
"Location: Indonesia Conference Date: 2007-02-24 [...] This
conference is sponsored by the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction
Executing Agency for Aceh and Nias (BRR) and the Asia Research
Institute, NUS, Singapore. The cost of invited speakers will be met
by funds generously provided by BRR. Participants should plan to
arrive in Banda Aceh on February 23rd. The Conference will be
followed, on 27th February, by a planning meeting of invited
potential stakeholders in an International Centre for Aceh and Indian
Ocean Studies. The papers of the conference will form the basis of a
path-breaking book, to be published in both English and Indonesian.
The three-day conference will contain the following panels: 1.
Seismology, geology and environmental impact 2. History of Aceh and
the Indian Ocean world 3. Language, culture and society 4.
Post-tsunami relief, reconstruction and disaster mitigation 5.
Conflict resolution, peace-making and democratisation issues 6.
Islam, law and society
Abstracts (100-200 words) of papers to be sent to Ms Alyson Rozells
at ariaar--at--nus.edu.sg by 15 October 2006, and papers by 31
January 2007. Invitations will only be confirmed after receipt and
evaluation of the abstracts. Papers should be in English, though
presentations and discussion may be in either English or Indonesian.
Academic Organisers: Prof. Anthony Reid, Director, Asia Research
Institute Assoc. Prof. Michael Feener, ARI/FASS, NUS Dr Patrick Daly,
Asia Research Institute Sher Banu, Ph.D. candidate, Imperial College.
(www.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract]
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