Call For Papers: Special Issue IKAT - Southeast Asia Conference on Media, Cinema, and Art

Journal Submission Deadline: 01 November 2021
This special issue of IKAT is will be linked to the "Rediscovering Southeast Asia Amidst its Multi-Layered Burdens," an online conference on Southeast Asia Conference on Media, Cinema, and Art. This conference organized by the Center for Southeast Asia Social Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada on 4-5 October 2021.
The journal especially seeks papers either delivered virtually at the conference or submitted to IKAT's journal for the special issue.
More information information at the conference website:
Papers can include but are not restricted to:
  • Media, human rights and democracy
  • Media and pandemic Covid-19
  • Media, culture and society
  • (Digital) media policy in SEA
  • Convergence and digital divide
  • Digital literacy and digital divide in SEA
  • Misinformation, disinformation and info-demic
  • Strategic communication for community engagement
  • Risk, crisis and emergency communication
  • Environmental and ecological communication


  • Regionalism in Southeast Asian cinema
  • Current independent film conditions in Southeast Asia
  • New challenges of digitalization for Southeast Asian cinema
  • Southeast Asian film industry during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • New censorship in contemporary Southeast Asian cinema
  • Contesting Identities in Southeast Asian cinema


  • Art, democracy and human rights
  • Art and technology
  • Art and politics
  • Art and religion
  • Art and environmental security
  • The Anthropology and Sociology of Art
  • Performing and visual art studies


Submission must be uploaded to IKAT website:

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!


Posted: 2021-07-08
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