Jakarta, June 2018

Joint Meeting of ASHM/HOMSEA

Jakarta, 27-30 June 2018

National Library of Indonesia
The National Library of Indonesia

Joint meeting of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine and History of Medicine in Southeast Asia, hosted by the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, located at


The preliminary program is available by clicking the link below. We have received a number of requests to schedule papers and panels on specific dates, and we have tried to take these requests into account. Please check if your paper is scheduled at a time that is good for you, and please check to see whether your title, name, and affiliation are listed correctly. If there are errors, please email HOMSEA1000@gmail. com as soon as possible.

Program v.2


Registration for the ASHM/HOMSEA meeting is now open through Eventbrite. Residents of Low and Middle Income Countries pay lower rates than those of other ones. Registration fees are as follows (in Australian dollars; roughly equivalent to US$ – 20%):

Early bird
(until 15 May 2018)
Standard rate
(after 15 May 2018)
Normal rate A$ 100 A$ 120
Student rate A$ 50 A$ 60
Normal rate, LMIC countries A$ 40 A$ 50
Student rate, LMIC countries A$ 15 A$ 20

Please click on this link to register.

Please note: if you are not able to pay by credit card, please email HOMSEA1000@gmail.com to register by email. You can pay your registration fee on site at the conference.


The closest hotel is the Mercure Sabang–a mere 10 minute walk from the conference site. Rooms start at around US$50/night.

The Ibis Arcadia and the Ibis Tamarin at Jalan Wahid Hasyim are close by too. Rooms start at US$40/night. The Cemara hotel and the Cipta Hotel are located there as well (starting around US$35 and US$25/night). A bit further away are the Sofyan Hotel Betawi (starting around US$ 30/night) and the Treva International Hotel (from around US$ 40/night)

The Max One hotel at the lively Jalan H. Agus Salim is a 15 minute walk away. It is surrounded by coffee shops and small restaurants. Rooms start at US$40/night.

The B Shaw hotel and the Tator Hotel at Jalan Jaksa, Jakarta’s backpacker street, are really cheap (from about US$15).

The Sari Pacific hotel is luxurious, with rates starting around US$100/night.

Much nicer is the Borobudur hotel, at the Buffalo Square (formerly the Waterloo square). It is a short taxi ride away and has a pool and a garden. Starting at US$85/night.