AFRO-ASIAN UNIVERSITY FORUM (AAUF)

International Conference on the Role of Afro-Asian Universities in Building Civilizations

22-23 July 2018

Rationale

The current modern civilization is identical with the western world which experienced significant development since enlightenment era. Many scholars believe that the achievement of western world cannot be separated from the contribution of Asian and African world which had notable advancement in their civilization long before renaissance. This thesis indicates that Asia and Africa might become the centre of world civilization in the future. However, in the context of contribution to current civilization, a study on the role of Afro-Asian higher education institutions has not been conducted. For that purpose, University of Darussalam Gontor (UNIDA Gontor) in cooperation with Afro-Asian Universities Forum (AAUF) organize International Conference on the Role of Afro-Asian Universities in Building World Civilizations.

Objectives

*To highlight initiatives that have been done by Afro-Asian universities in the context of their contribution to building world civilization.

*To identify the potentials of Afro-Asian universities in building world civilization.

*To discuss the threat of Afro-Asian universities in their endeavour to build world civilization. 

*To seek real plans and strategies of Afro-Asian universities in contributing to the development of world civilization. 

 

Themes

*Creating high quality human resources with global competitiveness.

*Developing literatures in the field of economics, politics, social, cultures, and sciences.

*Advancement of education system, political system, and sustainable economy.

*Advancement of sciences and innovative technology for human prosperity.

Submission Details

*Completing registration form and sending it with the abstract of paper (no more than 300 words), curriculum vitae, and passport size photo to aauf@unida.gontor.ac.id. The conference registration form can be downloaded from http://aauf.unida.gontor.ac.id

*The paper could be written in Bahasa, Arabic, or English.

*The paper should be original and has not been published before.

*The paper should be written based on scientific rigour.

*The academic committee will screen the abstracts and the result will be sent by email. Upon notification of abstract acceptance, the full paper should be sent to aauf@unida.gontor.ac.id

*The full paper should be written no more than 20 pages using Traditional Arabic font for Arabic language with size 16 pt; and Palatino Linotype font for Bahasa and English language with size 12 pt.

Registration Fee

*Indonesian participant: IDR 600,000

*International participant: USD 100

The registration fee includes conference kit, transportation from hotel to conference venue, coffee break, and meals during the conference.

Important Dates

*10 July 2018          : Deadline for registration and abstracts submission

*12 July 2018          : Release of screening results of abstracts

*18 July 2018          : Deadline for full paper submission and payment of registration fee.

*22-23 July 2018     : Conference dates

Inquiries

For more inquiries, please visit http://aauf.unida.gontor.ac.id or contact us by email aauf@unida.gontor.ac.id or by phone:

—  Dr. Abdul Hafidz Zaid, M.A. (+6282257150027)

—  Eko Nur Cahyo, M.A. (+6281335040898)