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Research in Islamic studies and Muslim societies today also increasingly uses interdisciplinary methods and approaches. In order to produce more objective findings, the researchers looked at the need to combine several methods or approaches to an object of study, so that they had additional considerations needed. These additional considerations add a more comprehensive perspective. In this way, in turn they can come up with better findings. Interdisciplinary Islamic studies dispute that Islam is monolithic, militaristic, and primarily Middle Eastern.

We are happy to announce that although in this pandemic caused by the COVID-19, we still continuing sharing knowledge on interdisciplinary through alternative meeting pathways, and we will enlight it as soon as possible.

This year conference theme will be about Sustainable Development Goals, “The Current issues and contemporary scholarship in Muslim world studies” it will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to share their understandings of current processes and findings, as well as to look at possibilities for setting-up new trends in SDG and Islamic Interdisciplinary Studies.

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As in the general study of science, research in Islamic studies and Muslim societies today also increasingly uses interdisciplinary methods and approaches. In order to produce more objective findings, the researchers looked at the need to combine several methods or approaches to an object of study, so that they had additional considerations needed. These additional considerations add a more comprehensive perspective. In this way, in turn they can come up with better findings. Interdisciplinary Islamic studies dispute that Islam is monolithic, militaristic, and primarily Middle Eastern. Instead, they look for the dynamic, contested, and performative nature of the forms and practices of Islam and Muslims (Andrew N. Wintraub, 2011, 2)

With the development of science supported by the development of information technology, such as in scientific studies in general, Muslim scholars and scholars of Islamic studies also take advantage of these developments in their studies. They study Islam and its societies from its antiquity, late antiquity, formative period, medieval, modern time up to present looking for history, institution, agency, form, and practices.

Seeing the reality from the other side scientifically, the reality of Islam and its significance in history up to now can be seen as the same as material that can be exchanged or traded. Ideas, sounds, pictures, and meanings are exchanged and traded in ways that have never existed before. Hyper reality that is now also accompanied by the development of methodologies can capture these developments. The nature of this development is of course not requiring monolithic method and approach, but interdisciplinary one.

Based on the above explanation, it is necessary to provide a scientific forum such as a colloquium that will appeal to them -individual scholars, practitioners, policy makers, especially post graduate students to present their experiences, research findings, sharing ideas and experiences. For the nature of the object being discussed is interdisciplinary, the Post-Graduate School (SPS) of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta is called to organize International Colloquium on Interdisciplinary Studies 2020 (ICIIS 2020)

Last conference (ICIIS 2019) proceeding published on EAI European Digital Library. This year, all accepted papers that presented in this conference will have several option for publications, proceeding and journals. Submit your manuscript through this link.