We would like to express our sincere gratitude to God for His blessing that He has been bestowed to us. This Seminar and Conference Proceedings volume contains the written versions of most of the contributions presented during the Third International Seminar and Conference on Global Issues 2017 (ISCoGI 2017) under the grand theme “Humanities and Social Sciences in the Current Global Perspective” that took place at the Grand Candi Hotel November 16-17, 2017.
This seminar was important for discussing recent phenomena and development in a wide variety of topics in humanities and social sciences. It has been a good opportunity for participants coming from various universities throughout Indonesia to present and debate topics in their respective study areas. We would like to thank all participants for their contributions to the seminar and conference program and for their contributions to these proceedings. Our special thanks go to our great speakers, especially Dr. Laura Allison (Nanyang Technological University), Prof. Baogang He (Deakin University), Dr. Badrus Sholeh (UIN Syarif University) for their valuable contribution. We would like also to thank to all committee for their devoted assistance in the overall organization of the seminar.
It is our pleasant duty to acknowledge the ﬁnancial support from the Ministry of Finance of Republic of Indonesia and Wahid Hasyim foundation Semarang. We are looking forward to the Fourth International Seminar and Conference on Global Issues (ISCoGI) 2019 that will be held on October 16-17, 2019 at Grasia Hotel Semarang, Central Java. We hope that it will be an interesting and enjoying discussion for all scholars.
Director of Steering Committee