Alfred Deakin Research Institute


Indonesia Council Open Conference

2-3 July 2015
Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria

Call For Papers: NOW OPEN

The ICOC (Indonesia Council Open Conference) is a multi-disciplinary conference which provides a forum for the presentation of new and innovative work on Indonesia with particular emphasis on encouraging engagement between newer Indonesianists and established scholars. It attracts participants from all over Australia and many other parts of the world.

The 8th ICOC will be held at Deakin University, Waterfront campus, Geelong, 2-3 July 2015. Preceding the conference proper a workshop for Honours and graduate/postgraduate students will be held in the morning session on 2 July.

There is no registration fee for the conference.

Call for Papers and Panels

The Call for Papers is NOW OPEN.

Papers will be presented in plenary and concurrent panel sessions of three papers with a discussant. Proposals for papers should include a title and an abstract of 150 words as well as a bio-note of 100 words. Proposals for panels should include either a suggested panel title only or the titles and abstracts of three papers of 20 minutes duration each. Proposals for panels or a series of several panels are strongly encouraged.

Send your paper and panel abstracts to

The submission date for panel and paper proposals is 28 February 2015.

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How to Register

All participants including presenters will need to register to ensure that exact information appears in the conference program and to help the organisers better manage the event. Registration will also ensure that participants will be automatically notified if there are any updates.

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ICOC 2015 will be hosted by the Alfred Deakin Research Institute at Deakin University's Waterfront campus, Geelong.

See Further Information for more details on Deakin University.

Special Conference Events

  • Postgraduate workshop program will include sessions on
    • How to get published
    • Academic writing
    • Research collaboration
  • Art of Bali exhibition @ Alfred Deakin Exhibition Gallery
  • Herb Feith Memorial Lecture, Prof Adrian Vickers, Sydney University, 'The Art of Bali', 3 July 2015, Venue TBC
  • 50th anniversary of 30 September 1965 (G30S) Panels, book discussions and photographic exhibition

Invitation Letters

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