CHINESE DIASPORA TRADITION IN INDONESIA NATION BUILDING: call for papers [1 Attachment]
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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 long time
: 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
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
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
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
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
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.
3. Strategic implementation of Chinese Diaspora tradition in nation
Understanding challenges, finding opportunities and implement strategies of
the tradition in developing nation building mosaic.
Field of Study:
02. Language and Culture
03. Art and Design
06. Popular believes, religion
09. Laws& Politics
11. Sociology & Anthropology
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
Jln. Prof. drg. Surya Sumantri no 65
West Java, INDONESIA
Abstract Submission : 09 August 2014 extended to 31st August
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 or Chinese or Indonesian.
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
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.
Abstract submission by email to: ccds@...
International Participant : 50 USD
Indonesian Participant : 500.000 IDR
International Presenter : 65 USD
Indonesian Presenter : 650.000 IDR
Indonesian student participant (showing the student card) : 250,000 IDR
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
Please note that expenses associated with hotel accommodation, travels and
any additional excursion are not covered by the conference fee.
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 : 125 USD
Indonesian Participant : 1.250.000 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).
2. Sugiri Kustedja, Ir., MT. (Maranatha Christian University).
3. Prof. Esther H. Kuntjara (Petra Christian University).
4. Dr. Stefanus Suprajitno (Petra Christian University).
5. B. Danang Setianto, SH., LL.M, MIL (Soegiyopranoto Catholic University).
6. Dr. Tyas Susanti (Soegijapranata Catholic University).
7. Prof. Nie De Ning (Xiamen University). dnnie@...
8. Prof. Shi xueqin (Xiamen University). xqshi68@...
This conference is supported by:
1. Centre of Chinese Diaspora Studies Maranatha Christian University.
2. Centre of Chinese Indonesian Studies Petra Christian University.
3. Research School for Southeast Asian Studies Xiamen University. Xiamen,
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
phn: +62-22-2012186 ext 1600
Sugiri Kustedja, Ir., MT.
Centre for Chinese Diaspora Studies (CCDS)
Maranatha Christian University
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