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Social Science in the Age of Transformation and Disruption: Its Relevance, Role, and Challenges

September 4-5, 2018

Balai Senat & Sekolah Pascasarjana 

of Universitas Gadjah Mada





Knowledge is a product of political policy. In addition to pointing out that science is always social and historical, the fate of social science in Indonesia respectively has been strongly influenced by the dynamics of power seizing within the elite circle. How and where social science is positioned?



September 4, 2018

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Speech

  • Dr. phil Hermin Indah Wahyuni (Director of Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M. Eng., D. Eng (Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Prof. Ainun Na’im, Ph.D, M.B.A (General Secretary of Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia)


Keynote Speech

  • Prof. Anthony Giddens (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom)


Symposium I: Social Science and Power

  • Dr. Wening Udasmoro, SS, M.Hum., DEA (Dean of Faculty of Cultural Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Prof. Shimada Yuzuru (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • Muhadi Sugiono, MA. (Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada)


Symposium 2: Social Science, ICT Revolution, and the Future of Humanity

  • Prof. Dr. M. Mukhtasar Syamsuddin (Faculty of Philosophy, Universitas Gadjah Mada)
  • Ruben Hattari (Public Policy Lead Facebook Indonesia)
  • Dr. B. Herry Priyono (Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat Driyarkara)

September 5, 2018

Symposium 3: The Future of Social Science in SEA

  • Dr. Judith Schlehe (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
  • Max Lane (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute)
  • Dr. Bambang Purwanto, MA (Faculty of Cultural Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada)


Parallel Session: Social Science and Power

  • Budi Kurniawan (Islamizing Social Sciences Politics of Islamization of Sciences on Several Higher Education Institutions in Indonesia)
  • Sudarto (Opinion Leader and Political Polarization in Digital Era: Diffusion of Political News on Social Media)
  • I Dewa Putu Wijana (“Timpedan” and “Jejangkitan” in Balinese Society)


Parallel Session: Social Science and ICT Revolution

  • Moonyati Yatid (Social Media as a Platform for Disinformation)
  • Hermin Indah Wahyuni, Muhammad Rum, Theresia Octastefani (Social Science in Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding Public Participation in Responding Tidal Floods in Semarang Indonesia)
  • Pinto RPA (Smart City : Big Data Regional Analysis for Smart People Business)


Parallel Session: Research Methodology in Social Science

  • Nurdiana Gaus (Selecting Research Approaches and Research Designs: A Reflective Essay)
  • Faizal Mohd Razali (Empowering Social Science Research In The Big-Data Era: Addressing Quantyphobia In Political Researches)
  • Yan Okhtavianus Kalampung (Appreciative Inquiry (AI) As an Alternative Research Methodology In The Disruption Era)
  • Maula Hudaya (Strategic Culture: The Answer of Internasional Relations Study to Overcome Challanges in The Globalized World) Ruang Sidang C, Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada


Parallel Session: Critical Perspective in Social Science

  • Ali Imron (The Practice of Identity Politics Carried Out By Ex-Lepers)
  • Evan Sapentri (“If the Walls Could Talk?” Street Art and Women’s Representation in Digie Sigit Stencil Works: on the Interrelations between Social Media and Graffiti as a Media Communication)
  • Ulil Afwa (Insularity System in the Implementation of Indonesia’s Village Fund A Case Study on the Corruption Case of Indonesia’s Village Fund in Banyumas)
  • Nuruddin Al Akbar (The Birth of Flat Earth Democracy: Capitalism, Global Jihadism, and The Creation of a Culture of Fear)


Parallel Session: The Future of Social Science in SEA

  • Ratih Adiputri (Social Science Research on Southeast Asia: A Finnish Perspective)
  • Tristan Jay Pasanting (Ang Bahaghari at ang Pinilakang-Tabing: Unravelling the Gay Characters in Philippine Independent Cinema)
  • Dedi Irwanto (When the Ulu Is in Ilir: Changes Early Spatial City of Palembang, 1821-1870s)


Parallel Session: Social Science and Power

  • Hermin Indah Wahyuni
  • Jian-Bang Deng (Social Science and the Transformation of Society: An Observation from the Development of Sociology in Taiwan)
  • Rikardo Simarmata (The Role and Challenge of Social Study of Law)


Parallel Session: Social Science and ICT Revolution

  • Isma Adila (Rethinking Online Media Activism: Political Involvement of Urban Young Adults in Indonesia)
  • Awang Dharmawan (Issues Preference in New Media of East Java Millenial)
  • Nisa Maulia (Discrepancy of Home-Based School Regulation in West Jakarta Study Case of Student High School of 78 and 112)
  • Devi Yulianti (The Social Aspect of Implementing Electronic Government Program to Deliver Public Service In Central Lampung Region)


Parallel Session: Research Methodology in Social Science

  • Safutra Rantona (Rural Development: Socio-Economic and Poverty)
  • Nurul Ilmi Idrus (“Head-to-toe”: A Strategy for Interviewing Young People’s Chemical Lives)
  • Fadhila Sri Meutia (Re-thinking Indonesian Islamic movies from later Durkheimian perspective: Ayat-Ayat Cinta and Ayat-Ayat Cinta II)
  • Jalanie Camid Abubacar (“Benal M’tobus Sug M’gbata”: An Ethnographic Exploration of The Indigenous Puerperal Beliefs and Practices of Midsalip-Subanen Tribe of Western Mindanao)


Parallel Session: Critical Perspective in Social Science

  • Hakimul Ikhwan, Vissia Ita Yulianto, Gilang Desti Parahita (The Contestation of Collective Memory in the New Media Case Study of the ’65 Killings in Indonesia)
  • Edoardo A.A Mote (Critical Perspective in Social Science Title : Deconstruction As Practicable Method To Reach Politic-Social Emancipation)
  • Muhammad Ammar Hidayahtulloh (Adopting Gender Mainstreaming Strategy for LGBTQ Rights Advocacy)


Parallel Session: The Future of Social Science in SEA

  • Sumaryo (Utilization of ICT By Rural Farmers in Lampung, Indonesia)
  • Zita Wahyu Larasati (Good Governance BUMDes in the Digital Age)
  • Asrobudi (Adaptive Structuration Process Of The Childern Of Indonesian Migrant Workers Education)


We invite you to submit abstract for an international symposium titled “Social Science in the Age of Transformation and Disruption: Its Relevance, Role, and Challenge”.

Selected papers will be published for a special issue at IKAT journal.

Click here for the guidelines.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: July 27, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: August 3, 2018
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline: October 30, 2018
  • Registration Deadline for presenter: August 12, 2018
  • Payment Deadline for presenter: August 21, 2018
  • Registration & Payment Deadline for non-presenter: August 31, 2018
  • Conference Dates: September 4-5, 2018


  1. Social Science and Power
  2. Social Science and ICT Revolution
  3. Research Methodology in Social Science
  4. Critical Perspective in Social Science
  5. The Future of Social Science in SEA




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Steering Committees

  • Dr.phil. Hermin Indah Wahyuni
  • Muhadi Sugiono, M.A.
  • Dr. Agus Suwignyo
  • Atin Prabandari, M.A.
  • Prof. Dr. Bambang Purwanto
  • Prof. Mukhtasar Syamsuddin
  • Prof. Dr. Sigit Riyanto
  • Prof. Dr. Tri Widodo


Organizing Committees

  • Dr.phil. Vissia Ita Yulianto (Chair)
  • Andi Awaludin Fitrah, M.A.
  • Theresia Octastefani, M.AP., M.Pol.Sc.
  • Putu Yogi Paramitha, M.H.
  • Nurina Aulia Haris, M.A.
  • Danardianingtyas Nitya Swastika, S.Ant.
  • Aditya Indra Nugraha, S.Ant.
  • Varrel Vendira Rizlah Putra
  • Prasidayani Nurita, S.E., M.Kes.
  • Siti Amaroh, S.E.
  • Riqi Astuti, S.Pd.


Proceeding and Journal IKAT Committees:

  • Prof. Dr. Partini (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Prof. Nunung Prajarto, Ph.D. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Prof. Kwartarini Wahyu Yuniarti, Ph.D. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Prof. Purwo Santoso, Ph.D. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Budi Irawanto, Ph.D (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Prof. Kuskridho Ambardi (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Prof. Ida Fajar Priyanto, Ph.D. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Dr. Wawan Mas’udi (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Dr. Hamam Supriyadi (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Muhammad Rum, IMAS (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Gilang Desti Parahita, M.A. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Hakimul Ikhwan, Ph.D. (Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia)
  • Thomas B. Pepinsky, Ph.D (Cornell University, USA)
  • Masaaki Okamoto, Ph.D (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Prof. David Robie (Auckland Technology of University, New Zealand)
  • Prof. Jürgen Rüland (University of Freiburg, Germany)
  • Prof. Judith Schlehe (University of Freiburg, Germany)
  • Prof. Thomas Hanitzsch (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)
  • Prof. Ariel Heryanto (Monash University, Australia)
  • Prof. Sunny Yoon (Hanyang University, South Korea)
  • Prof. Sung Kyum Cho (Chungnam National University, South Korea)
  • Prof. Anthony Reid (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Prof. Kosuke Mizuno (Kyoto University, Japan)

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