We are pleased to announce that Center for International Law Studies (CILS) of the Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia is holding the 9th CILS International Conference in Malang, Indonesia on 2nd and 3rd October 2018 in collaboration with the Faculty of Law Universitas Brawijaya (www.ub.ac.id). The Universitas Brawijaya is one of the major public universities in Indonesia, based in Malang, East Java. The University was formally inaugurated in 1963. Another important fact of Universitas Brawijaya is that it is located in the Java island of Indonesia which has very rich historical and cultural legacy, as well as surrounded with beautiful highland scenery. We look forward to welcoming you at the conference and value your contribution to the on-going success of this annual conference.
The 9th CILS International Law Conference 2018
The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh CILS International Conferences have been carried out with a great success in 2010 at Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia in Depok, in 2011at Faculty of Law Universitas Gadjahmada in Yogyakarta, in 2012 at Faculty of Law Hasanuddin University in Makassar, in 2013 at Faculty of Law Universitas Syiah Kuala in Aceh, in 2014 at Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia in Depok, in 2015 at Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga in Surabaya, in 2016 at Faculty of Law Universitas Andalas, Padang, the last CILS Conference in Universitas Tanjungpura Pontianak, West Kalimantan in 2017. Numerous experts from various countries had attended all Conferences and given their invaluable support to its success. It is the intention to launch this very Conference every year in different places in Indonesia where the local Faculty of Law has an interest in developing International Law.
In the year 2018, the CILS Conference will be placed in Malang, Indonesia, particularly at the Faculty of Law Universitas Brawijaya, the renowned public university in western part of Indonesia where the development of international law is also well treated by their respected international law experts. The Conference is therefore continued to serve as a forum of international law stakeholders in Indonesia and beyond to bring together ideas in promoting and developing international law to respond to the growing needs of having strong guiding principles in a borderless world.
This CILS annual international conference is expected to take place every year to mark any international law development. The theme of this year is therefore “Culture and International Law”. Within this broad conference theme, there are five parallel sessions in which will focus on the following sub-themes: (1) Cultural heritage; (2) Cultural rights; (3) Culture & economic activity; (4) culture and armed conflict, and (5) General Topics.