The 2nd APSSI International Conference 2021

“The Spectrum Of Democracy in Times of Pandemic: Re-Narrating Inequality and
Social Justice In Asia”


MALANG, 26 – 27 OCTOBER 2021 











The Covid-19 pandemic poses a series of new challenges to human rights and democracy. Oppressive governments have globally reacted to the pandemic in conducts to perform their political interests, often at the outflow of freedom of expression. Even a society that allows its member considerable freedom, encounters pressure to accept constraints that may outlast the crisis and have a detrimental effect on liberty… read more…

Important Dates

  • Publication and abstract submission: 30 June – 9 October 2021
  • Acceptance notification : 25 July – 9 October 2021
  • Payment and full paper submission : 25 July – 19 October 2021
  • Conference date: 26 – 27 October 2021

Expected Participants

Researchers, academics, students, activists and practitioners



1. Reconfiguring Gender and Intersectionality

2. The Economy of Well-being & Community Empowerment in Times of the Pandemic

3. People With Disability and Social Protection in Asia

4. Refugee, Diaspora and Transnationalism issues

5. Universal Health Coverage

6. Social Resilience in Times of the Pandemic

7. Promoting Inclusive Education, Peace Building and Multiculturalism

8. Democracy, Disaster and Governance of Climate Change

9. Decentralization and Local Politics (P2P LIPI)

10. Post-Thruth, Populism and Digital Society

11. Political Institution, Social Movement and Activism in Indonesia (organized by P2P LIPI)

12. The Transformation and Problems of Political Party in an Indonesian Democracy (organized by P2P LIPI)

13. Politics of Identity and Sectarianism

14. Social & Political Theory and Method

15. Other related issues

Keynote Speaker


Prof. Frank Welz

University of Innsbruck

Prof. Dr. Firman Noor, MA

Center For Political Studies LIPI

Dwi Winarsih, Ph.D

La Rachelle University

Prof. dr. Ward Berenchot


Symposium Speaker:

Prof. Dr. John McCarthy

Australian National University

Prof. Dr. Gerben Nootedoom

University of Amsterdam

Dr. Alejandro Fuentes

Lund University

Dra. NAZRINA ZURYANI, MA, PhD APSSI/Universitas Udayana


The 2nd APSSI International Conference is to be held virtually via

Contact Information

Dewi Rahayu
(Lecturer at Department of Sociology, Brawijaya University)

3rd Floor, Building A, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Brawijaya, Jl. Veteran, Malang, Indonesia


Publication Series

(Proceeding & Book Chapter)

Note: Proceeding will be conjoined with The 6th North American IEOM Conference, Monterrey, Mexico

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