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International Conference on Civilisational Dialogue (IConCiDi 2019)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVILISATIONAL DIALOGUE
(ICONCIDI) 2019

15-16 AUGUST 2019, THURSDAY & FRIDAY

Lecture Theatre Complex, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya

The International Conference Dialogue (IConCiDi) 2019 with the main theme on “Youth Role in Managing Cultural Diversity: Towards Sustainability”, was held from 15-16th August 2019 at the Lecture Theatre Complex, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya. A number of paper presenters and participants came together to  make the conference a success. There were 20 paper presenters from five different countries; Indonesia, Iran, Sri Lanka and the Kazakhstan, and researchers from public and private universities in Malaysia.

   IConCiDi 2019 was officiated by Prof. Dr Ainin Sulaiman, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), University of Malaya. The conference had two keynote speakers discussing on significant contemporary global issues and events relevant to the theme of the conference. Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin from Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) spoke on “The Youth and Making Sense of a National Agenda: Unity, Cohesion and Reconciliation in Malaysia”. While Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr Osman Bakar, International Institute of Islamic Civilisation & Malay World, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) has presented a keynote entitled “The Four Pillars of An Enlightened Cultural Diversity Defining a Role for Youths”.

There were five parallel sessions carried out during the two days conference. Presenters from various background presented their papers on the three subthemes; Peace, Heritage & Security, Diversity in Education and Cultural Understanding & Diversity.

As conclusion, it can be said that the conference achieved its objective as participants truly enjoyed and has gained much from their learning experience at IConCiDi 2019.



Image 1:  Welcoming speech by Associate Prof. Gs. Dr Rosilawati Zainol, Director of UMCCD


Image 2: ICOnCiDi 2019 was officiated by Prof. Dr Ainin Sulaiman, Dean of Social Advancement & Happiness Research Cluster,
University of Malaya.


Image 3: Keynote session wih Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin.


Image 4: Keynote session by Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr Osman Bakar.


Image 5: A group photo with Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr Osman Bakar.

Image 6: One of participants of  IConCiDi 2019 was presenting her paper.