1st SoSHEC (Social Sciences, Humanities and Economics Conference)


Universitas Negeri Surabaya (Unesa) will host the 1st Social Sciences, Humanities and Economics Conference, taking up a theme: Promoting social change for sustainable development goals. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for researchers around the globe who want to present on-going or completed research results in the broad area of humanities and social sciences. This conference will also be a perfect place for researchers and academics across disciplines to interact and build network.

The conference will feature a plenary and individual sessions which address a wide range of topics within various fields, such as culture, education, literature, linguistics, economics, business and accounting, sociology, anthropology, communication, law, etc..

 Keynote Speakers

The conference is going to invite reputable and internationally recognised keynote speakers in their specialised fields:

Keynote Speakers

  Johnny Jermias, Ph.D
Professor of Accounting at Simon Fraser University, Canada.
His specialization and research interests are judgment in Decision Making, Strategic Management Accounting, Performance Measurement and Productivity, Innovation in Management Accounting, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Disclosure.
  Dr. Eka Srimulyani
Professor at Universitas Islam Negeri Ar-Raniry Aceh, Indonesia.  
She earned her PhD at the Institute for International Studies, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Her expertise and research interests are in the area of Islamic Education Studies and Gender Studies.
Pratiwi Retnaningdyah, Ph.D.
Lecturer at the English Department of Universitas Negeri Surabaya.
She earned her PhD on Cultural Studies from the University of Melbourne. Her thesis is on Literacy, Modernity and Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong. Her current research interests are literacy practices in school, family and community contexts.
  Dr. Gene Ammarell
Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Ohio University, U.S.A.
He earned his PhD in Cultural Anthropology at Yale University. His research interests include cognitive anthropology, political ecology, and maritime societies.  He has carried out ethnographic research among Bugis navigators and fishers of Pangkajene, South Sulawesi, since 1987.

  Call for Papers

Invitation for abstract submission will be closed on 10 July 2017  20 July 2017. The abstract and paper are written in academic English. The abstract should include the purpose of study, methodology, results, and implication; it should be between 150-200 words long. The papers should follow the guideline/template downloaded here: and must be between 4-6 pages long.

Selected papers at this conference will be published in proceedings published by ATLANTIS PRESS and indexed by CPCI-THOMSON REUTERS. Other papers will be strongly recommended to be published in proceedings indexed by GOOGLE SCHOLAR and UNESA’s e-journals.

Abstract and manuscript submission

All abstract and manuscripts must be submitted through the online submission system, NOT by email. Presenting authors must register before submitting abstracts and manuscripts. Manuscripts can be submitted ONLY after abstracts are submitted.

 Scope of Conference Topics
The conference focuses on, but NOT LIMITED TO:

 Creativity and Innovation in Teaching and Learning
 Educational Management
 Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship
 Linguistics and Literature
 Arts, Asian pop culture and national identity
 Business and Management
 Good Corporate Governance
 Economics and Cultural policies
 Supply Chain, Productivity, and Quality Management
 Alternative Economy: Co-ops and Social Enterprises
 Culture of Democracy: Anti-Politics, Nepotism and Hate Speech
 New Urbanities: Urban Regeneration, Tourism and Artivism
 Space for Marginalized Community
 Youth Activism and Radical Communalism
 Disaster and Eco-Politics
 Migration, Multiculturalism and the Crisis of National Identity

  Important Dates
No Activity Due Date
1 Abstract submission deadline 10 July 2017

20 July 2017

2 Notification of abstract acceptance 15 July 2017

25 July 2017

3 Full Paper submission deadline 30 August 2017

10 September 2017

4 Notification of paper acceptance 30 September 2017
5 Online registration and payment deadline 14 October 2017
6 Conference Days 24 October 2017
 Conference fee
Conference fee for presenting participant:
No Category Fee
1  Overseas participants:
 Academics and researchers:
USD 250
2  Domestic participants:
 Academics and researchers:
IDR 2.000.000
Conference fee for non-presenting participant:
No Category Fee
1  Overseas participants:
 Academics and researchers:
USD 75
2  Domestic participants:
 Academics and researchers:
IDR 500.000
Payment method

Full payment is required to confirm registration. An electronic notification of receipt of payment and will be sent to to upon successful completion of the transaction. A confirmation email will also be sent to you soon after the successful completion of the registration.

Payment can be made via electronic bank transfer to:

Bank Name : Bank MANDIRI
Swiftcode : BMRIIDJA
Account Number: 142-00-2017241-6
Account Holder: Dian Anita Nuswantara


Steering Committee

 Syafi’ul Anam, Ph.D. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Dr. Andre Dwijanto W. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Dr. Danang Tandyonomanu, M.Si. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Dr. Dian Anita Nuswantara, M. Ak. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)

Advisory and Scientific Committee

 Dr. Yuni Sri Rahayu, M.Si. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Hani Yulindasari, S.Psi., MGendSt. (University of Melbourne, Australia)
 Tatang Ary Gumanti, Ph.D. (Universitas Jember, Indonesia)
 Dr. Andrew Ross (Southern Cross University, Australia)
 Dr. Ade Gafar Abdullah (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia)
 Dr. Eng. Asep Bayu Dani Nandiyanto (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia)
 Dr. Jap Efendi (University of Sydney, Australia)
 Rooselyna Ekawati, S.Si., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Dr. Elly Matul Imah, S.Si., M.Kom. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
 Dr. Elke Stracke (University of Canberra)
 Rafael Obregon, Ph.D. (UNICEF, New York)
 Beth Clark-Gareca, Ph.D. (State University of New York)
 Gene Ammarell, Prof. Emeritus. (Ohio University)


  • Conference


    Abstract submission deadline:
    20 July 2017

    Notification of abstract acceptance:
    25 July 2017

    Full paper submission deadline:
    10 September 2017

    Notification of paper acceptance:
    30 September 2017

    Online registration and payment deadline: 14 October 2017

    Conference date:
    24 October 2017


  • Conference Location

    Wyndham Hotel
    Basuki Rahmat 67th, Embong Kaliasin
    Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia