National identity has been discussed and debated by scholars, policymakers, and thinkers for many years. It revolves around the idea that the humanities, which include disciplines such as history, literature, philosophy, art, cultural studies, and more. It play a vital role in shaping and preserving a nation’s collective identity and cultural heritage. National identity refers to the shared sense of belonging and common values, culture, and history that bind the people of a nation together. The humanities disciplines explore the human experience, culture, and society throughout history. They provide insights into the collective experiences, traditions, and values of a nation’s people. National identity is not a static concept but evolves over time. Humanities help in understanding how a nation’s identity has developed, adapted, and been influenced by various historical events, cultural movements, and external influences.

The 1st International Conference on Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (ICHASS) is a place for the researchers, lecturers, scholars, practitioner, and policymakers to discuss about this theme. The results of this conference will be useful for recommendation and development for strengthening the national identity. It will enrich the role of humanities in preserving and strengthening national identity in facing new challenges. This conference also provide the place to collaborate among the scholars all over the world.