The 20th International Conference of ADRI organized by Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati (UGJ) in collaboration with Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) was held on 19-20 November 2018 at Prima Hotel Cirebon, Indonesia. As an International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH), the conference promoted its theme “The contribution of cross-disciplinary research to the development of creative and innovative thinking toward millennial generation“. It aims to provide a platform for discussions and sharing on current social issues throughout the world and to introduce new research findings on Social Sciences, Education and Humanities.
It was wonderful to have over 300 speakers and participants representing various universities from Indonesia and other countries. We were very honored to have Dr. KH. Abdul Wahid Maktub as Staff Member of The Ministry of Higher Education Indonesia as the keynote speaker and five invited speakers from different countries with varied expertise as follows: 1) Dr Achmad Fathoni Rodli from Universitas Maarif Hasyim Latif Surabaya, Indonesia; 2) Professor Khamisah Osman from the National University, Malaysia; 3) Professor Sukree Langputeh from Fatani Univesity, Thailand; 4) Professor Challoner A Matero from San Carlos University, Philipphines and 5) Associate Professor Jean-Marie Pincemin from Poitiers University, France in this conference.
We are pleased to introduce the Proceedings of the 1st ISSEH which contains a selection of papers from contributed presentations in the conference. The Proceedings features recent result and contemporary research in Legal Studies, Political Science, Education and E-Learning, Linguistics, Religious Studies, Inter-Cultural Studies, Communication Studies, Economic Issues, Sociology and History. All the papers have been through a rigorous review and process to meet the requirements of International publication standard.
On behalf of the committee, we would like to express our gratitude to the distinguished speakers who have come to share their valuable findings and knowledge, to the chairman and members of Perkumpulan Ahli dan Dosen Republik Indonesia (ADRI) as the group of scientists and academicians in Indonesia, to all delegates from universities that have come for having cooperation with Universitas Swadaya Gunung Jati, and the exchange students at Universitas Negeri Jakarta who have come to Cirebon as our guests and taken part in making this event a great success.
Finally, we are particularly excited that the symposium sees the participation of most concerned. We would like to express our most sincere gratitude to the Advisory Boards, the Scientific Committee, the Organizing committee, well-wishers and all other people for your invaluable contribution carried out this conference. We hope to see you on the next ISSEH in 2019.
Ade Gafar Abdullah