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Welcome to ICLK 2019


Based on the success of ICLK 2018 the organizers of the International Conference on Local Knowledge (ICLK) are pleased to announce that the ninth installments of our conference, ICLK 2019 will be held in GALERI PETRONAS, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 2nd October 2019. 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          : 2nd October 2019
Venue       : GALERI PETRONAS, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
*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:
  1. Anthropology
  2. Language and Literature
  3. Technology and Local Knowledge
  4. Local Knowledge and Science
  5. Governance and Local Knowledge
  6. Sustainability
  7. Contemporary Local Knowledge
  8. Knowledge Transfer
  9. Conservation / Preservation
  10. Education
  11. Knowledge Management
  12. Performance, Arts and Culture
  13. Traditional Healing
  14. History
  15. Knowledge System, Epistemology and Model
  16. Any related theme and topic