Nusantara: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (NIJHSS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal principally focusing on Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The Journal is based in Taiwan and the wider scope of Nusantara: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences also includes the larger Austronesian world. NIJHSS publishes high-quality and peer-reviewed research papers in the academic disciplines of humanities and social sciences related to Indonesia, Southeast Asia and the Austronesian world. NIJHSS’s mission is to promote, advance and facilitate scholarship from both inside and outside the region of Southeast Asia by providing a combination of voices from senior academics to young potential researchers. The NIJHSS welcomes submissions from scholars working in various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences as well as interdisciplinary cooperation of researchers.