INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHINESE INDONESIAN STUDIES
CHINESE DIASPORA TRADITION IN INDONESIA NATION BUILDING:
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
tra•di•tion noun \trə-ˈdi-shən\
: a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has
been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a
: the stories, beliefs, etc., that have been part of the
culture of a group of people for a long time
—used to say that someone has qualities which are like the qualities of
another well-known person or group of people from the past
Source: Miriam-Webster Dictionary
The existence of Chinese Indonesian can never be removed
from the whole Indonesia nation building. Since the reformation era, the
existence of Chinese Indonesian ethnicity with all its cultural attribute are
clearly expressed after a long hibernation during the former governance. This
is a good opportunity for scholars, leaders, engineers, physicists, economist,
artist, lawyers, even politicians to develop studies about Chinese Indonesian’s
ethnicity and all their aspects, including their local tradition.
More than thirty years of hibernation had caused
discontinuity of tradition. Many Chinese Indonesian local tradition vanished
because it was no longer passed to the younger generation. The inevitable
pressure of modernity and globalization is a great challenge for the late
Chinese Indonesian local tradition to bloom. Yet this condition initiate the
opportunity of revitalization and redevelopment of Chinese Indonesian local
tradition. The issue is that how do we have to respond such condition? The
response might be to rejuvenate and enliven the old local tradition, or to
create a new culture that still adopt the past tradition but facilitate current
context. Moreover, the issue grows to the position of such contribution in
Indonesia nation building.
This conference aims to recognize Chinese Indonesian local
tradition, to identify challenges and search opportunities in order to blend
those valuable tradition as inseparable part of Chinese Indonesian ethnicity as
part of the whole nation building. This living tradition of Chinese Indonesian
gathers many living aspect tradition including thinking, ritual, sociological,
language, architecture, law, business, political and many more.
Sub-Themes for conference:
1. Whose tradition?
Questioning the possessions of one traditions deployed in
the life of Chinese Indonesians. Referring to the historical development of one
tradition, understanding transmission of traditions between generations and the
linkage between particular tradition with authority and the life of the nation.
2. Which tradition?
Understanding traditions as a comprehensive product of
culture that influenced by so many different cultures encountered. Referring to
find the core culture of particular traditions and its effect on the life of
the Chinese Indonesian in the nation building context.
implementation of Chinese Diaspora tradition in nation building process
Understanding challenges, finding opportunities and
implement strategies of the tradition in developing nation building mosaic.
Field of Study:
02. Language and
03. Art and Design
09. Laws& Politics
11. Sociology &
English, Chinese, and Indonesian
05-06 February 2015 .
Followed by optional field trip by train to Cirebon and bus
tour in Cirebon area, for 3 days and 2 nights on 07-09 February 2015
Maranatha Christian University
Gate # 4
Jln. Prof. drg. Surya Sumantri no 65
West Java, INDONESIA
Abstract Submission : 09 August 2014 extended to 31st August 2014.
Abstract Notification : 06 September 2014
Full Paper Submission : 15 November 2014
Paper Notification : 06 December 2014
FINAL Paper Submission
: 20 December 2014
All papers must be written in English, Chinese or
All abstracts and papers will be blind reviewed and selected
papers will be presented at the conference and will be published as a specific
titled book with ISBN.
The book will be sold as optional ordered.
Papers must be original and have not been published before.
Abstract must be written in not more than 350 words with a
title and the name of the author(s). Abstract must also followed by the CV of
the author(s) and notify on which sub themes it refers to.
Full paper maximum up to 10 ( ten ) pages of A4.
Abstract submission by email to: ccds <at> maranatha.edu
Conference fee (early bird up to 15th December 2014):
International Participant : 50 USD
Indonesian Participant : 500.000 IDR
International Presenter : 65 USD
: 650.000 IDR
Indonesian student participant (showing the student card) :
Conference fee. (16th December 2014 - 4th February 2015) :
: USD 85.- USD
Indonesian Participant : Rp. 850,000.-
International Presenter : USD 100.-
Indonesian Participant : Rp. 1,000.000.-
Direct show at venue,
International participant: USD 100.-
Indonesian participant : Rp. 1,000,000.-
Payment through :
Bank BCA, Bandung.
Account no. 233 264 1141.
Name : Krismanto Kusbiantoro
The fee includes welcome dinner, lunches and coffee breaks
during conference and a seminar kit.
For presenters, The fee includes a DVD of complete articles
and compiled abstracts monograph.
Please note that expenses associated with hotel
accommodation, travels and any additional excursion are not covered by the
Field Trip to Cirebon area will be conducted after the
conference as an optional program. It is a 3-days and 2 nights program, travel
by train to Cirebon and bus for city tour in Cirebon area. Cirebon is an old
city at the seashore with many Chinese dwelling artifacts, historical Chinese
temples, Old Sultanate Kraton (palace), Markets. Where part of city old area
demolished by the current economic development, quickly pushed out the existing
cultural heritages. A suburb of depleted China town Jamblang will be visited
with their old houses, together with Trusmi nearby batik village.
Field Trip fee:
International Participant : 200 USD
Indonesian Participant : 2,000.000 IDR
The fee includes shared room accommodation in Cirebon in a
3* hotel for two nights, 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches, snacks during the trip,
transportation and guided tour program. Additional 50 USD/ 500.000 IDR for
participants who prefers unshared room.
Board of Committee:
1. Prof. Benjamin Soenarko (Maranatha Christian University).
bsoenarko <at> yahoo.com
2. Sugiri Kustedja, Ir., MT. (Maranatha Christian
University). xietiangong2012 <at> gmail.com
3. Prof. Esther H. Kuntjara (Petra Christian University).
estherk <at> peter.petra.ac.id
4. Dr. Stefanus Suprajitno (Petra Christian University).
steph <at> peter.petra.ac.id
5. B. Danang Setianto, SH., LL.M, MIL (Soegiyopranoto
Catholic University). benny <at> unika.ac.id
6. Dr. Tyas Susanti (Soegijapranata Catholic University).
tyas_susanti <at> yahoo.com
7. Prof. Nie De Ning (Xiamen University). dnnie <at> xmu.edu.cn
8. Prof. Shi xueqin (Xiamen University). xqshi68 <at> xmu.edu.cn
This conference is supported by:
1. Centre of Chinese Diaspora Studies Maranatha Christian
University. Bandung, Indonesia.
2. Centre of Chinese Indonesian Studies Petra Christian
University. Surabaya, Indonesia.
3. Research School for Southeast Asian Studies Xiamen
University. Xiamen, China
4. Soegijapranata Catholic University. Semarang, Indonesia.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Krismanto Kusbiantoro, MT.
Faculty of Arts and Design
Maranatha Christian University
Jl. Prof. Drg. Surya Sumantri 65
Dr. Ir. Sugiri Kustedja, MT.
Centre for Chinese Diaspora Studies (CCDS)
Maranatha Christian University
email: ccds <at> maranatha.edu
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