Published: Feb. 28, 2022

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS), in collaboration with Michigan State University (MSU) Asian Studies Center, will hold the 2nd annual AIFIS-MSU Conference on Indonesian Studies from June 21 - 25, 2022. The Conference celebrates the growing and evolving academic study of Indonesia, and expands research dissemination and collaboration by connecting Indonesian scholars with international colleagues in a bilingual and virtual format.

Indonesian Studies: Emerging Discourses and Collaborations in a New Age

This year’s theme draws attention to the dynamic growth of academic scholarship on Indonesia and the voices of long-term and new members of the research community. The AIFIS-MSU Conference on Indonesian Studies highlights the community’s contributions to and engagements in transnational dialogues through new modalities despite great global challenges, leading to new insights on historical and contemporary issues related to Indonesia.

The Conference encourages connections and boundary-crossings among scholars of Indonesia across geographical and disciplinary divides. Together we seek to multiply the spirit of kerja sama / collaboration among a greater diversity of scholars and scholarly communities. We welcome paper, panel, and roundtable proposals from across the academic fields.

Deadline: April 17, 2022
Types of proposals accepted:

Paper Presentation (Individual Submission)
Panel Session (Group Submission)
Roundtable Session (Group Submission)
For more details regarding proposal types please visit the AIFIS-MSU Conference on Indonesian Studies website. Information on how to register is forthcoming.

The conference program committee will accept abstract submissions in both English and Indonesian. If you have any questions, please contact us at or