The 11th Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council (BRC 2012) will be held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, 25-27 June 2012, and hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
The Borneo Research Council, a non-profit international organisation, promotes research in the social, biological and medical sciences as they relate to Borneo. BRC 2012 invites proposals for both Papers and Panels on research relating to Borneo, and to the overall theme of "Identities, Cultures and Environments". The focus may be on one or more of the following subthemes (as they relate to Borneo):
• Biodiversity and Ecology
• Cultural Heritage and Hybridisation
• Education and Indigenous Communities
• Ethnicity, Diversity and Identity
• Gender and Social Transformation
• Health and Healing
• History, Anthropology and Archaelogy
• Human Resources and Industrial Relations
• ICT, Media and Communication
• Marine Resources
• Migration, Diasporas and Border Issues
• Property and Land Issues
• Security Issues
• Sustainable Development
To submit an abstract for a Paper presentation, or to propose a Panel, please follow the procedures given at the conference website:
Presenters will have 20 minutes to present, plus up to 10 minutes discussion time (depending on the number of participants).
Panel proposals, submission of Proposals: 31 December 2011
Paper proposals, submission of Abstracts: 28 February 2012
Notification of acceptance of Panels: 31 January 2012
Notification of acceptance of Abstracts: 31 March 2012.
Keynote Speakers. We are pleased to welcome the following keynote speakers:
Professor Nancy Lee Peluso
Professor Wan Zawawi Ibrahim
Assoc. Professor Ulmar Grafe
Languages of the conference. The principal organising language is English. Papers are welcome in any of English, Bahasa Melayu/Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia.
For information on Registration fees and procedures please see the conference website:
Early registration deadline: 31 March 2012.
For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact people: Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof, James MacLellan, Adrian Clynes
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