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Countdown to (USM – ICOSS)

About The Conference

Registration and Payment

Deadline have been extended to

16 August 2017

Dear USM-ICOSS Participants,

We are sending the program book book for printing on 11th August 2017. Kindly register and settle your conference fees by 10th August 2017. Any payment received after 10th August 2017 will only be included as addendum to the program book. Please contact the conference secretariat should you need assistance with registration and payment. Thank you

picto programme violet USM-ICOSS 2017 Programme is now available


The 2nd Universiti Sains Malaysia - International Conference on Social Sciences (USM-ICOSS) with the Theme “TOUCHING LIVES, BRIDGING SOCIETIES” provides a platform for both emerging and established social science scholars to share and engage their ideas and research findings across a wide variety of audience. It will be held on 23-25 August 2017 in Gurney Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. In addition, the Conference offers ample networking opportunities and publication avenues in the context of ‘real world’ applications.

The MAIN AND SUB-AREAS include (but not limited to): 

  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Culture and Society
  • Health Anthropology
  • Culture of Beauty
  • Media Sociology
  • Industrial Relations
  • Gender and Development
  • Criminology 
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Development Planning and Management
  • Quality of Life
  • Well-being
  • Poverty
  • Globalization
  • Demography
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Education, Training and Human Resource Development
  • Economics
  • Macroeconomics Policy
  • Monetary Economics
  • Money, Banking & Finance
  • International Trade
  • Labor Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Health Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Islamic Finance


  • Political Science
  • Peace & Conflict
  • Governance
  • International Relations
  • Political Development
  • Public Administration
  • Legislative Process and Public Law
  • Comparative Politics
  • Ideology
  • Public Policy
  • Psychology
  • Behavioral Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Counseling and Prevention
  • Child Development
  • Adolescent Development


  • Social Work
  • Vulnerable Groups (Elderly, Children, Women)
  • HIV Aids
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Disaster Management
  • Sexuality

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