The Success Story of ICOAH 2017

 

The 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017 organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka together with collaborations of the School of Languages, Literacies and Translation , University of  Science Malaysia as the Hosting Partner, Concordia University, Montreal – Canada as Academic Partner . The conference was held on 21st – 22nd September 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ICOAH 2017 was organized under the theme “Arts and Humanities: Global Vision for a Changing World” and was chaired by Dr. Eldad Tsabary, Electroacoustic Studies, Music Department, Director, Concordia Laptop Orchestra, Concordia University,Montreal, Canada.

 

The opening remarks of ICOAH 2017 were made by Conference Chairs together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management), Programme chair of the conference.  Key note forum was the one of most prestigious moments during the conference and it was enlightened by the key notes on “Ground for Democratic Education: The Internal and External Workings of Learning through Making Art” delivered by Dr. Eldad Tsabary, Conference co-chair and “Translation and its relevance as a tool for sensitizing culture and thought in the reader” delivered by  Professor Dr. Tengku Sepora Tengku Mahadi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Languages, Literacies and Translation. The key note session value added to the conference while creating a meaningful moment for participants.

The conference comprised of fourteen technical sessions and a poster session where researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions as follow.

  1. Spirituality and Society
  2. Education 1
  3. Feminism and Gender
  4. Film Studies, Media and Human Life 1
  5. Performing Arts
  6. Education 2
  7. Film Studies, Media and Human Life 2
  8. Political Studies, Human Rights and Equity & Law
  9. Culture Studies
  10. Literature, Linguistics and English Writing
  11. Design and Visual Arts 1
  12. Architecture
  13. Health, Society and Morality
  14. Design and Visual Arts 2
  15. Poster Session

The highlight of the inauguration of ICOAH 2017 was the addresses by the Conference chair and Mr. Isanka P. Gamage, Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management, (TIIKM) Sri Lanka.

Hosting Partner

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School of Languages, Literacies and Translation
Universiti Sains Malaysia

Academic PartnerConcordia

Conference Chair Welcome

Testimonials

Conference keynote speakers

Dr. Eldad Tsabary (co-chair)

Keynote Topic: “The Arts as a Testing Ground for Democratic Education: The Internal and External Workings of Learning through Making Art”

Electroacoustic Studies, Music Department
Director, Concordia Laptop Orchestra
Concordia University,
Montreal, Canada

Dr. Eldad Tsabary is a professor of electroacoustic music at Concordia University (Montreal). He is founder and director of Concordia Laptop Orchestra (CLOrk)—a large electronic ensemble which specializes in interdisciplinary collaborative performances in which students function as co-creators/co-researchers.

Dr. Eldad Tsabary Keynote Speech @ICOAH 2017


Prof. Stephen DeGiulio (co-chair)

New Mexico State University (NMSU), United States

Stephen DeGiulio is an education consultant and professor of Pedagogy, English, and TESOL in the New Mexico State University (NMSU) system (from 1994); previously professor of Language Teacher Education at the Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico, and director of Literacy Volunteers of Doña Ana County, New Mexico.

Prof. Dr. Tengku Sepora Tengku Mahadi,

Universiti Sains Malaysia
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation

Topic: “Translation and its relevance as a tool for sensitizing culture and thought in the reader”

Dr. Tengku Sepora Tengku Mahadi is Professor in the School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Dean of the school. She obtained her PhD (in Legal Translation) and M.A. in Translation (French-English) from University of Surrey, UK and B.A. (Cum Laude) from Linfield College, USA.

Prof. Dr. Tengku Sepora Keynote Speech @ICOAH 2017


Publications [ in progress ]

Conference Proceedings

TIIKM is a member of
Crossref

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.

Journal Publications

Papers presented (oral presentations, virtual presentations and poster presentations) in the conference being considered for possible publications in following journals. Best selected full papers will be published for free of charge.

Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy
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Editor-in-Chief: Anita Björklund – Jönköping, Sweden
Print ISSN :1103-8128
Online ISSN :1651-2014

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Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies
Asia-Pacific-Translation-and-Intercultural-Studies

Editor-in-Chief – Luo Xuanmin – Tsinghua University, China
Print ISSN: 2330-6343
Online ISSN: 2330-6351

Special Workshop

 

This workshop was conducted by Dr. Eldad Tsabary, Electroacoustic Studies, Music Department, Director, Concordia Laptop Orchestra, Concordia University,Montreal, Canada and Conference Co-Chair under the  theme “A Sound Walk: Reclaiming Our Ears”. The occasion was graced by participants to the conference over the world and they shared their insights among global gathering. The workshop convinced them that currently addressable streams and chapter of the field which will focus future of Arts and Humanities.

ICOAH 2017 provided a solid platform for over 120 researchers, stakeholders and policy makers from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform. The conference was enlightened by international researches representing followed Nations.

Canada
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Canada
The Republic of India
The Republic of Indonesia
The Islamic Republic of Iran
Malaysia
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
The Republic of the Philippines
The Portuguese Republic

The State of Qatar
Romania
The Republic of South Africa
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Taiwan (Republic of China)
The Kingdom of Thailand
The Republic of Turkey
The United Arab Emirates
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The United States of America

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