This conference is interdisciplinary. All sub-themes may be explored from various disciplines, including theology, philosophy, history, sciences of the Qur’an and hadith, sociology, anthropology, education, philology, Islamic law, psychology, pure and applied sciences, etc. Panelists can present their disciplinary papers but the chair will safeguard a balanced and interdisciplinary approach to each panel and the connection to the main theme.
Islam in Southeast Asia and The Global World: Text, Knowledge and Practice
- The Quran, Hadith and Contemporary Interpretation
- Islamic Education, Culture and Knowledge Production
- Muslim Mobilities, Migration and Diaspora
- Authors, Texts and Islamic Thought
- Piety, Popular Islamism and Media
- Agency, Power, Populism and Local Politics
- Islamic Economics, AEC and SDGs
- Interreligious Relations and Minority Affairs
- Science and Technology in Islamic Universities
- Islamic Visual Arts, Architecture and Performance
Lukman Hakim Saifuddin (Minister of Religious Affair, Republic of Indonesia)
Dominik M. Müller
Several experts of Islamic studies also will be imvited the 18th AICIS, They are:
Edward Aspinall (ANU, Australia)
Asma Afsaruddin (Indiana University Bloomington, USA)
Bart Bareandregt (Institute of Cultural Anthropology, Leiden University)
Joseph Liow (Nanyang Technological University Singapore)
Farish A. Noor (Nanyang Technological University Singapore)
Martin Slama (University of Vienna Austria)
Syafiq Hasyim (UIN Jakarta)
Note: They are under confirmation
- Invited panels are panels of experts invited by the AICIS committee.
- Selected panels are panels based on competitive panel proposals submitted to the committee.
- Open panels are panels of individual papers proposed to the committee.
The committee will bear the expenses for the panels covering transportation to conference venue, accommodation, and meals during the conference.