The Success Story of ICOAH 2019

The Success Story of ICOAH 2019

The 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH 2019), was held on 19th – 20th September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme “Decolonization in the Arts and Humanities”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Concordia University,Canada, Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India and School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong as the Co-hosting partners while Ankara University, Turkey and University of the Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka as academic partners.

ICOAH 2019 covered a range of disciplinary areas such as Creation in Visual and Performing Arts, New Technology and Arts, Art in Society, Journalism, Media and Mass Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences, to name a few along with the speeches from renowned speakers, best presentations, Workshops, and networking opportunities. Moreover, the conference welcomed 50+ participants from 16 countries around the world.

 

 

Inauguration Ceremony

The opening remarks of ICOAH 2019 were made by the Conference Chair Dr. Eldad Tsabary Associate Professor, Concordia University, Coordinator, Electroacoustic Studies (Department of Music), Coordinator (interim), Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Studies (Faculty of Fine Arts) and Mr. Salehhuddin bin Md. Salleh, Director (Policy and Research Division), National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN), Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia  together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

 

Conference Hosting and Academic Partners Appreciation

In valuing the significant contribution to the ICOAH 2019 conference both Co-hosting as well as academic partner Universities were recognized during the conference. The appreciation awards were presented to the following Institutions accordingly:

  • Concordia University, Canada
  • Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India
  • School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • Ankara University, Turkey
  • University of the Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka

 

Keynote Forum

The Keynote forum was one of the significant sessions of the Conference and it was enlightened by the Dr. Grace V. S. Chin, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia under the theme “Literary (Re)Vision: Decolonization and the Myths of Nation-making”.

Dr. Shelly Knotts, Durham University, United Kingdom, Julie Decker, Director/CEO, Anchorage Museum, USA and Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Bangladesh were delivered the plenary speeches and Dr. Shelly Knotts delivered her speech on the topic “Feminist Algorithmic Music Practices”, Julie Decker delivered her speech on the topic “ Field of View: Futures from Land to Sky” and Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury delivered his speech on the topic “The Humanities in the Contemporary world of Technology”.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

CHIEF GUEST

Mr. Salehhuddin bin Md. Salleh

Director (Policy and Research Division)
National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN)
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Eldad Tsabary

DR. ELDAD TSABARY

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, CANADA

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Grace V. S. Chin

DR. GRACE V. S. CHIN

Speech title : “Literary (Re)Vision: Decolonization and the Myths of Nation-making”

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
MALAYSIA

Dr. Shelly Knotts

Durham University,
UK

Julie Decker, Director/CEO, Anchorage Museum, USA

Julie Decker

Director/CEO, Anchorage Museum,
USA

Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Bangladesh
Speech Title: “The Humanities in the Contemporary world of Technology”

Participants from more than 16 countries

ICOAH 2019 consisted of over 50 participants from 16 countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, Qatar, Malaysia, United States, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Bangladesh, Thailand, Germany, Canada, South Korea, UK.  ICOAH 2019 created a platform for academicians, researchers, students, industry experts, policymakers, professionals and enthusiastic attendees to share their diverse experiences, discuss, argue and ultimately to find solutions to the issues related to social sciences.

 

Technical Sessions

ICOAH 2019 comprised of Nine (09) technical sessions. The technical sessions were under the below themes.

  • Education
  • Folklore and Tradition
  • Activism
  • Film Studies
  • Cultural Identity
  • Textile and Fashion Design
  • Decolonization in The Arts and Humanities

EVALUATION PANEL MEMBERS

Your Presentation will be evaluated by a World Class Evaluation Panel at the conference. As a presenter, you will be able to obtain constructive feedback, suggestions and insights for the improvement of your research from following renowned professionals in Arts and Humanities field. This will be a lifetime opportunity for you to present your paper at a globally recognized platform.

Dr. Eldad Tsabary
Concordia University
Canada

Dr. Grace V. S. Chin
School Of Humanities
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Malaysia

Dr. Shelly Knotts
Monash University
Australia

A COLLECTIVE IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP

ICOAH’s chair Dr. Eldad Tsabary conducted the collective improvisation workshop in which participants were co-created an improvisatory sonic performance. The workshop was engaged participants in making sounds together with voice, computers, and other instruments; in listening to each other and supporting each other’s ideas, and in taking leading improvisatory roles in a collective setting. The workshop covered collective improvisation techniques such as non-idiomatic improvisation, grouping by roles, sound painting, and other strategies to create a collective connection through improvisation.

Eldad Tsabary

DR. ELDAD TSABARY

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY,
CANADA

WORKSHOP ON LIVE CODING: COLLABORATION, LEARNING AND DECOLONIZATION

The workshop was conducted by Dr. Eldad Tsabary, Associate Professor, Concordia University, Coordinator, Electroacoustic Studies (Department of Music, Coordinator (interim), Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Studies (Faculty of Fine Arts), Dr. David Ogborn, McMaster University, Canada, Dr. Shelly Knotts, Durham University, UK, Luis Navarro Del Angel, McMaster University, Canada and Abhinay Khoparzi, creative technologist, India. The format of the workshop was a short series of individual talks by live coding artists and researchers. each connected in different ways to the project “Platforms and practices for language-neutral … “ supported by Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) followed by tutorials and improvisation sessions with browser-based live coding tools.

Eldad Tsabary

DR. DAVID OGBORN

McMaster University,
Canada

Eldad Tsabary

DR. ELDAD TSABARY

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY,
CANADA

Eldad Tsabary

DR. SHELLY KNOTTS

Durham University,
UK

Eldad Tsabary

LUIS NAVARRO DEL ANGEL

McMaster University,
Canada

Eldad Tsabary

ABHINAY KHOPARZI

creative technologist
India

Workshop on Scholarly Publications

Through the publication workshop, it was intended to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. The workshop was moderated by Dr. Eldad Tsabary and  Dr. Grace V. S. Chin. The Perspective of the publication workshop was to assist researchers who write full papers with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Through this publication workshop, the facilitator was able to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications for future researchers. All conference participants were delighted and graced by this opportunity.

Eldad Tsabary

DR. ELDAD TSABARY

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY,
CANADA

Dr. Steven J. Zani (The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates)
Dr. Hewitt D. (University of New England, Australia)
Dr. Eyssette J. (Chosun University, South Korea)
Dr. Megha Attray Purohit (Banasthali Vidyapith, India)
Dr. Zia Ul Haque Shamsi (Joaan Bin Jassim Joint Command and Staff College, Doha-Qatar)
Dr. Amrita Satapathy (Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India)
Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju (Osmania University, India)

Dr. Eldad Tsabary (Concordia University, Canada)
Dr. Grace V.S. Chin (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Dr. Shelly Knotts (Monash University, Australia)

Prof. CHAN Yin Hong, Thomas, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hongkong
Prof. Omer Adıguzel, Ankara University, Turkey
Dr. Lishanthi Wijewardene, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Dr. Oliver Novha, University of Connecticut, USA
Dr. Laurie Milner, Concordia University, Canada
Dr. António Costa Valente, Escola Superior Artística do Porto, Portugal
Dr. Margaret Thomas, Stella Maris College, India
Dr Nur Hisham bin Ibrahim, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
Prof. Golam Sarwar Chowdhury, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Dr. Sarath Ananda, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Dr. Bushra Beegom, University of Kerala, India
Dr. Mangala Katugampola, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Prof. Dr. Zeynep ERDOGAN, Ankara University, Turkey
Dr. K.P.L. Nishantha, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Dr. Charlie Jack, University of South Dakota, USA
Dr. MIM. Jazeel, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Dr. Alireza Salehi Nejad, University of Tehran, Iran
Dr. S. Anuzsiya, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Prof. Ranjani Mazumdar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Dr. LI Kin Ling, Michelle, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hongkong
Dr. Ceren Karadeniz, Ankara University, Turkey
Dr. LI Siu Kit, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hongkong
Dr. Lakshika Liyanage, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka
Prof. Y. S. Alone, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Dr.Priyantha Udagedara , University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Dr.Anu Unny, University of Kerala, India
Prof. Ricardo Dal Farra, Concordia University, Canada
Prof. Sonali Sardana, Noida International University, India
Assoc. Prof. Cengiz Cetin, Ankara University, Turkey
Dr. Anusha Jayasiri , University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Dr. CHIU Tze Ming, Mings, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hongkong
Assoc. Prof. Feryal Söylemezoglu, Ankara University, Turkey
Dr. Sharmila Samant, Shiv Nadar University, India
Dr. Jennifer Wicks, Concordia University, Canada
Dr. Gayani Maddumage, University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Assoc. Prof. Aysem Yanar, Ankara University, Turkey
Prof. Ranjith Fernando, University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Dr. Rose Mary A, University of Kerala, India
Kamani Samarasinghe, University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Dr.S.A. Shanavas, University of Kerala, India
Indrani Edirisooriya, University of visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka
Dr. LEE Chi Kuen, Martin, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hongkong
Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju, Osmania University, India

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

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All accepted abstracts for the 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2019 (ICOAH 2019) will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-37-5.

All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2357-2744 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Book of abstract 2019

Book of abstract fine arts conference

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A Journal of Performance and Art

A Journal of Performance and ArtOnline ISSN 2040-0934
Print ISSN 1537-9477
Editor in Chief Dr. Bonnie Marranca
Publisher MIT Press
Journal Link https://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/pajj
Scope Performing Arts, Communication, Media and Journalism,etc.
Indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science, EBSCO Discovery and many more

 

International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media

A Journal of Performance and Art

Online ISSN 2040-0934
Print ISSN 1479-4713
Editor in Chief Dr. Maria Chatzichristodoulou
Publisher Taylor and Francis Online
Journal Link https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpdm20/current
Scope Performing Arts, Communication, Media and Journalism,etc.
Indexed in SCOPUS, International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD), and many more

 

Virtual Creativity

Virtual Creativity

Online ISSN 2397-9712
Editor in Chief Dr. Denise Doyle
Publisher Intellect Publishers
Journal Link
Indexed in SCOPUS, British Humanities Index, EBSCO and many more
Scope Virtual Creativity (VCR) is an academic peer-reviewed journal focusing on creativity in online virtual worlds and other related platforms where the virtual is examined as a central theme in contemporary media art practices and applied contexts

PARTNERS

Co – Hosting Partner

Arts and Humanities

Concordia University, Canada

Co – Hosting Partner

Arts and Humanities

Department of Design,
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad,
India

Co – Hosting Partner

School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong

Academic Partner

Arts and Humanities

Ankara University,
Turkey

Academic Partner

Arts and Humanities

University of the Visual and Performing Arts

Media Partner

Arts and Humanities

Postinterface Web Magazine

Organized by

Arts and Humanities

Event Partner

Arts and Humanities

Tour & Accommodation Partner

Arts and Humanities

ICOAH 2020 Highlights

Conference Inauguration

The 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH 2019) is has commenced at the Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala...

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Day – 01

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Day 02

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Awarding Ceremony

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Video Library

The Keynote forum was one of the significant sessions of the Conference. The 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH) 2019
19th – 20th September 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
theme: “Decolonization in the Arts and Humanities.”

Keynote Speaker
DR. GRACE V. S. CHIN
Speech title : “Literary (Re)Vision: Decolonization and the Myths of Nation-making”
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA
MALAYSIA

Plenary Speaker
Dr. Shelly Knotts
Durham University,
UK

ARTS AND HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 2019 Key Speakers

The Keynote forum was one of the significant sessions of the Conference. The 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH) 2019 19th – 20th September 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. theme: “Decolonization in the Arts and Humanities.” Keynote Speaker DR. GRACE V. S. CHIN Speech title : “Literary (Re)Vision: Decolonization and the Myths of Nation-making” SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA MALAYSIA Plenary Speaker Dr. Shelly Knotts Durham University, UK

Posted by TIIKM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Video Library

The marking of the commencement of the 6th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH 2019) at Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We could witness the Welcome Speech delivered by the Conference Convener Mr.Isanka P. Gamage (Co-founder and Managing Director of TIIKM)

Posted by TIIKM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019