2nd SoSHEC (Social Sciences, Humanities and Economics Conference)




Universitas Negeri Surabaya (Unesa) will host the 2nd 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, arts and design, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, 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 full paper submission will be closed on 17 June 2018. The paper are written in academic English. The paper should include the purpose of study, methodology, results, and implication. Abstract paper should be between 150-200 words long. The papers should follow the guideline/template downloaded here: and must be between 4-6 pages long.


  • Conference


    Full paper submission deadline:
    16 June 2018

    Online registration and payment deadline: 16 June 2018

    Notification of paper acceptance:
    17 July 2018

    Conference date:
    21 July 2018


  • Conference Location

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