The Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) commenced activities in 2013 and is devoted to the study of Indonesian law and Islamic legal studies.
Keep up-to-date with CILIS Activities
CILIS staff include Melbourne Law School academics and professional support staff.View
CILIS Associates are academic members from external institutions with significant reputations in the area of Indonesian and Islamic legal studies.View
- Graduate Researchers
Members of CILIS supervise a large number of Graduate Research Degree (GRD) students.View
CILIS strives to continuously engage in innovative and important research projects that relate to Indonesia and Islamic legal studies both nationally and internationally.
- Research Grants
List of research projects currently undertaken by members of CILIS.View
CILIS academic staff produce a wide range of publications. CILIS also publishes its own series of Briefing Papers.View
CILIS aims to provide resources about Indonesian and Islamic legal studies. It publishes an online bibliographical database called Islamic Law Online.View
CILIS Public Lectures
CILIS Public Lectures are presented by high-profile speakers. These seminars are relevant to academics, government and business organisations, as well as the community.
The CILIS Research Seminars are informal seminars, which are often presented by postgraduate students. These seminars are open to the public, but are usually attended by the University community. Students are able to gain feedback on their current research, while contributing to the continued research in Islamic legal studies.
CILIS hosts an annual Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference in conjunction with the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies. This conference is open to students both locally and internationally, who are researching Islam-related topics. Information on the annual conference is usually available from mid-June each year.
Apply here for participation in the 2016 CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference.
Applications close Friday 26 August 2016.
The Conference will be held on 15 and 16 November 2016 at Melbourne Law School.
CILIS runs numerous research activities throughout the year, many of them open to the public.
Listing of past events hosted by CILIS, including audio and video recordings, where applicable.
CILIS regularly hosts local and international visiting scholars.
Islamic Law Online
Islamic Law Online is an online bibliographic database of materials relating to Islamic legal studies.
Asian Law Online
Asian Law Online is the first and only online bibliographic database of Asian law materials in the world.
Indonesia at Melbourne Blog
The Indonesia at Melbourne blog was launched in July 2015 to present analysis, research and commentary on contemporary Indonesia from academics and postgraduate students affiliated with the University of Melbourne. It aims to stimulate debate and provide a forum for exchange of information and opinion on current events in Indonesia.
CILIS academic staff regularly publish media articles, both in Australia and overseas.
Thursday 1:00pm - 2:00pmLitigating the War on Terror: Smith v Obama and the Place of Islamic LawFree Public Lecture
Tuesday 5:30pm - 8:00pmPolitical Corruption – Elections and Beyond: Perspectives from Indonesia and AustraliaSeminar/Forum
Past events hosted by the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society.