Annual conference of graduate schools of Indonesia’s Islamic universities and institutes for Islamic studies invites scholars from around the globe to present their papers on “Translating Islam in the Multicultural World for peace, justice and welfare.” This year’s conference—to be held at Universitas Islam Negeri (State Islamic University) Sunan Gunung Djati, Bandung, Indonesia on November 7-10, 2006 will address the interplay between Islamic values and their various applications in the contemporary context. The committee invites papers on, but not limited to: religion and human rights; religion and democracy; religion and gender issues; religion and science; religion, environment and health; and religion and pluralism. The committee will provide lodging and local transportation for those who wish to participate in the conference. Proposals should be electronically submitted by August 1, 2006. The full version of the paper should be submitted by October 1, 2006. Registration fee: $60 and accommodation: $250. A limited support for accommodation and local travel in Indonesia are available. You should indicate your accommodation and local travel needs along with your proposal. For more information, contact Dr. Shalahudin Kafrawi at +1-610-997-0554 or Dr. Gustiana Isya Marjani at +62-818-0963-3799.
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