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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
*Selected papers (in English) will be sent for review in indexed proceedings (additional fee required once selected).
*Other selected papers will be reviewed for publication with USM Press.

The sub-themes for the conference are:
  • Architecture and Conservation
  • Education, arts, social and community engagement
  • Environment and ecosystem
  • Language, Literature and Media
  • Science, Technology and Innovation
  • History, Governance and Policy


                                Keynote Speaker 1                                                         Keynote Speaker 2

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Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Najib Bin Ahmad Dawa                              Prof Bambang Hero Saharjo

                              Director-General                                                            Board of Professors 
                             National Visual Arts                                                 Bogor Agricultural University
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                                     Invited Speaker 1                                                     Invited Speaker 2
                                      faisal pic hi res EDIT                                                                    Eddy 1
      Mr. Mohamad Faisal B. Ahmad Fadzil                                               Dr. A. S. Hardy Shafii
                        Managing Director                                                                Dean School of the Arts
                    Tanamera Tropical Spa                                                          Universiti Sains Malaysia
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