Department of History, Faculty of Humanities UNHAS (Hasanuddin University) in Makassar, South Sulawesi will collaborate with ASPENSI (the Association of Indonesian Scholars of History Education) in Bandug, West Java, in organizing and publishing SOSIOHUMANIKA: Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan (Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Education).
Dr. Suriadi Mappangara, as Senior Lecturer at the Dept of History UNHAS, said yesterday (3 October 2013) and added that signing the MoA (Memorandum of Agreement) will held on November or December 2013 in Makassar. The joint publication will be started on May 2014 issue to November 2016 issue (for three years) free project management tools.
Meanwhile, Prof. Dr. A. Rasyid Asba, as Professor of History in UNHAS and also as Member of ASPENSI Expert Board, said that by joining publication hopefully the SOSIOHUMANIKA journal will really become the academic journal nationally as well as Southeast Asian regional journal. The quality of articles in the SOSIOHUMANIKA journal will also be upgraded.
As we know that the SOSIOHUMANIKA is one of the academic journals owned by ASPENSI in Bandung and be accredited by Ditjendikti Kemdikbud RI (Directorate-General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia) for period of 2013 to 2018. Accordingly, ASPENSI has had two academic journals that were accredited, beside the SOSIOHUMANIKA journal, namely TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies.
Dr. Anzar Abdullah, as Senior Lecturer at the Dept of History Education UVRI (Veterant University of the Republic of Indonesia) in Makassar and also as Secretary-General of ASPENSI in Bandung, also said that the SOSIOHUMANIKA journal has also been joining publication with UMS-KAL (Malaysia University of Sabah – Labuan International Campus) headed by Assoc Prof Dr Ismail Ali, whose also as Head of ASPENSI Expert Board.
“I think, it is a good point for ASPENSI. I have own self already came back from UBD (University of Brunei Darussalam) in Bandar Seri Begawan on 26-29 September 2013, in the context of signing the MoA for SUSURGALUR: Jurnal Kajian Sejarah & Pendidikan Sejarah (Journal of History Education and Historical Studies”, Anzar said with proudly.
Tahniah dan syabas (congratulation) for ASPENSI. Go a head and moving forward [MAS]