Call for papers: The 4th SEASIA Biennial Conference 2022

SEASIA: The 4th SEASIA Biennial Conference 2022 “Managing disruption, developing resilience for a better Southeast Asia”

Date:9-11 June, 2022
Venue:Jakarta, Indonesia

Deadline for proposals: 31 December, 2021

The Consortium of Southeast Asian Studies in Asia (SEASIA) is a group of fifteen academic and scholarly institutions in East and Southeast Asia that work collaboratively on cultivating the interdisciplinary study of Southeast Asia from within the region.  SEASIA is proud to announce that the 4th SEASIA Biennial Conference, its flagship event, will be held under the theme “Managing disruption, developing resilience for a better Southeast Asia.”  The conference will be held in hybrid format on 9-11 June 2022 and is hosted by the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), which is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The previous conferences held in Kyoto, Bangkok, and Taipei have attracted a large number of scholars from institutions around the world.  The fourth conference will feature interdisciplinary presentations on the following themes:

  •   New Models of Economic Development in Southeast Asia.
  •   The challenge to Educational Quality, New Skills, and Labour Markets in Southeast Asia in the Digital Era.
  •  Demographic Changes and Critical Issues of Young and Elderly People in Southeast Asia.
  •  Cascading Disasters as a Future Challenge for Risk Management in Southeast Asia.
  •  Understanding Contemporary Society and Culture in Southeast Asia: Natural Resources and People, Digital Humanities, and COVID-19 Social Development.
  •  Religions, Minorities, Identity, and Social Harmony in Southeast Asia.
  •  Diaspora, Migration, Pandemic, Citizenship and Human Security in Southeast Asia.
  •  Democracy, Security, and Human Rights in Southeast Asia: National and Sub-National Contexts.
  •  Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, and State Sovereignty in Contemporary Southeast Asia.

Proposals for individual papers, roundtables, and panels are invited on any of the themes above. Guidelines and Instructions for submitting proposals can be found here:

*The deadline for proposals is 31 December 2021*

The conference hosts can be contacted via email at seasia2022ina[at]
General information can be found on the conference website: