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ICLK Conference 14th - 15th Nov 2018
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Welcome to ICLK 2018

Local Wisdom in Heritage, Arts and Sciences

 

Based on the success of ICLK 2017, the organizers of the International Conference on Local Knowledge (ICLK) are pleased to announce that the eight installments of our conference, ICLK 2018 will be held at Balai Seni Negara (National Art Gallery) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 14th to 15th November 2018. We would, therefore, like to invite paper presenters to the conference. As with previous conferences, the main focus is to discuss investigations into local epistemology and its adaptability with the ultimate goal of enabling social transformation. Towards this end, this conference will be a venue in which experts, scholars, and practitioners can present new findings, insights and experiences in specific areas of study on Local Knowledge (LK) from all over the world.

The four primary objectives of this conference are:
1) To translate local wisdom into new knowledge
2) To promote preservation and conservation of Local Knowledge
3) To provide a venue for knowledge exchange and discourse on Local Knowledge
4) To document new issues and research on Local Knowledge
 
Details are as follows:
Date       : 14th – 15th November 2018
Venue      : Balai Seni  Negara (National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Theme      : Local Wisdom in Heritage, Arts and Sciences
 
All accepted papers will be published in conference proceedings.  Other selected papers will be reviewed for publication by USM Press.
 

Sub-themes/Scopes

The sub-themes for the conference are:
  • Anthropology
  • Language and Literature
  • Science and Local Knowledge
  • Technology and Local Knowledge
  • Governance and Local Knowledge
  • Sustainability
  • Contemporary Local Knowledge
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Conservation / Preservation
  • Education
  • Knowledge Management
  • Performance Arts and Culture
  • Traditional Healing
  • History
  • Knowledge System, Epistemology, and Model
  • Architecture
  • Any related theme and topic
Abstract: Not exceeding 250 words in English or Bahasa Melayu, using Times New Roman, font size 12, 2.5 cm left and right margins, 1.5 lines spacing in MS Word format.
 
Proceedings: Between 8 – 9 pages in English or Bahasa Melayu, using Times New Roman, font size 12, 2.5 cm left and right margins, double spacing in MS Word format.
 
Co-organizer:
 
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Important Dates
 
Abstract submission: 07th June 2018    29 June 2018  (*NEW UPDATE)
Abstract acceptance: 11th June 2018  6 July 2018 (*NEW UPDATE)
Proceedings submission: 14th August 2018
Final registration and payment of fees: 14th September 2018
Conference dates: 14th – 15th November 2018
 
Please submit your abstract to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For inquiry please contact:

ICLK Secretariat,
International Conference Local Knowledge,
Level 3, TORAY-USM Building C26,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 Pulau Pinang,
Malaysia.
 
Tel : +604-6536777 | +604-6536778
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