The 2nd SoSHEC (Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference)




Universitas Negeri Surabaya (Unesa) will host the 2nd Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference, taking up a theme: Establishing Identities through Language, Culture, and Education. 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

  Dr. Setyo Yanuartuti, M.Si.

Lecturer at the Department of Dance Music and Drama of Universitas Negeri Surabaya.

She earned her doctoral degree on “Revitalization of Wayang Topeng Jati Duwur Jombang” from Intitut Seni Indonesia Surakarta. Her current research interest is in traditional performing arts

  Dr. Timothy Laurie

Scholarly Teaching Fellow in the School of Communication (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia

His core research interests include cultural theory, popular music studies, and gender and sexuality studies

  Prof. Dr. Siusana Kweldju, M.Pd

Language specialist, Professor at, State University of Malang

Her current research interests include linguistics, education research, and language teaching.

  Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim bin Husain

Professor of Art Education at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia

His current research interests include art and culture, methodology in art & art education research, informal learning & lifelong learning.

  Suharsono, Ph.D.

Suharsono is a lecturer at the Universitas Negeri Surabaya known as UNESA. He obtained his MPhil from Murdoch University and his PhD from UWA, both in Western Australia.

His interest is on sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, particularly on how power and ideology are shared to produce culture and its interplay with language in a society.

 Call for Papers

Invitation for full paper submission will be closed on 17 June 2018 1 July 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.

 Scope of Conference Topics

  • Creativity and Innovation in Teaching and Learning
  • Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship
  • Linguistics and Literature
  • Asian pop culture and national identity
  • Creative Arts in Humanities
  • Culture of Democracy: Anti-Politics and Hate Speech
  • Space for Marginalized Community
  • Youth Activism and Radical Communalism
  • Post-colonial and diasporic studies
  • Educational Management
  • Creative economy and community empowerment


Conference Fee

No Category Fee
1 Indexing fee IDR 1,500,000 or USD 75
2 Overseas Participants
·         Academics and Researchers
·         Students
USD 250
2 Domestic Participants
·         Academics and Researchers
·         Students
IDR 700,000


No Category Fee
1 Overseas Participants
·   Academics and Researchers
·   Students
USD 75
2 Domestic Participants
·   Academics and Researchers
·   Students
IDR 500,000


Payment can be made via Electronic Bank Transfer to:
Bank        : BTN
Account Name : SOSHEC
Virtual Account Number : 9-4220-91517209150103

Click the following link to upload the payment receipts and register for the conference
Conference registration klik here Guiede for Payment

Steering Committee
Prof. Dr. Subandi, M.A., (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
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)
Advisory and Scientific Committee
Dr. Yuni Sri Rahayu, M.Si. (Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia)
Hani Yulindasari, S.Psi., MGendSt. (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 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.  Andrzej Cirocki (University of York)
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)