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Call for Paper

Publication Name

2024 CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference


Centre for Indonesia Law, Islam and Society

Publication Date

12 November 2024

Submission Deadline

27 September 2024

This year the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) will host the 20th annual Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference. This conference aims to bring together postgraduate students, from around Australia and overseas, who are researching topics relating to Islam. The conference will be held online, via Zoom. Within a supportive and collegial atmosphere, this conference brings together students and senior academic mentors with similar interests.

Special sessions on thesis-writing and small-group feedback on student research will be included in the program. Participants will be mentored by leading scholars and researchers, who will also chair the Panels.

Examples of possible presentation and panels include (but are not limited to):

  • Islam, Culture and Society
  • Islam and Education
  • Islam, Gender and Sexuality
  • Islam and Identity
  • Islam and Modernity
  • Islam and Radicalism
  • Islamic Thought

If you are a current postgraduate student studying in any research area relating to Islam, you may like to consider presenting a paper at the conference.  You will gain invaluable feedback from fellow students, as well as leading scholars and researchers.


Required materials for application:
1) biography (strictly 100 words max.)
2) abstract (strictly 100 words max.)
3) complete and submit online form CALL FOR PAPERS by 5pm, 27 September 2024.

If you would like further information, please email

PLEASE NOTE: The conference will be held via Zoom this year. The number of speakers will be strictly limited to a total of 15 speakers. Please apply early to ensure a chance of being included in the conference.

Friday 26 July, 2024 - Registration for conference opens - speakers and observers
Friday 27 September, 2024 - Deadline for CALL FOR PAPERS
Tuesday 12 November, 2024 - 20th Annual CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference