Defence Confernce
8th International Conference on

Humanities and Social Sciences

(ICHiSS 2016)

“Innovation in Humanities and Social Sciences: Opportunities and Challenges”

Date: May 27-29 May 2016

Venue: The Royale Chulan Damansara, Selangor

In the current global climate which is increasingly defined by geopolitical and punctuated by terrorism the need for innovation in the humanities and social sciences has become more important. These challenging times have also created opportunities for nations and organisation to play a leading role in shaping the future.

ichis-historyThe Faculty of Defence and Management Studies at the National Defence University of Malaysia (NDUM) together with Prince of Songkla University of Thailand (PSU),  The Chartered of Logistic and Transport (CILT) and Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) co-organized The 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, (ICHiSS 2016) .

NDUM which put a strong emphasis on academic excellence with a special focus on military related elements, NDUM also gives a great attention in spurring the knowledge in the fields of social sciences and humanities such as politics, history, Islamic studies, culture and civilization studies. This is complemented with the need to enrich the students with general knowledge and soft skills such as thinking and communication skills.

This conference provides a rare opportunity for our academicians to discuss humanities topics related to culture, politics, nation state, ethnic relation, business culture and issue related to management. Being a multi ethnic society with three biggest communities, the Malay, Chinese and Indian and each ethnic community possesses a distinct identity in terms of custom, social norms, literature and art, bringing this conference into the country fitting well to the spirit of the conference.

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Organizing Chairperson
Dr. Jessica Ong Hai Liaw
National Defence University Malaysia (UPNM)
Faculty of Defence and Management Studies
Sungai Besi Camp
57000 Kuala Lumpur
+60390513400 Ext.7622080
Fax: 0390512559


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