Selected Papers Archive

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Friday, July 23rd, 2010
history
history
On October 6, 2006, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between three Rectors from Gadjah Mada University, State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga (UIN), and Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW) was signed. The ceremony took place at the Sultan’s Palace in which Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X,...
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
The Importance of Religious Discourse
The Importance of Religious Discourse
From June 6th to -17th, 2010, Dr. Wening Udasmoro, one of ICRS-Yogya’s Board members, visited Nijmegen Graduate School of Theology, in the Netherlands. Dr. Wening Udasmoro is a co-promotor  of, Suhadi Cholil, a PhD student in that together with Prof. Dr. Frans Wijsen as his promoter. .  . Prof....
Friday, May 14th, 2010
Is there a Meaning in Natural Disasters?
Is there a Meaning in Natural Disasters?
I. The Meaning of Natural Disasters One of my most vivid memories from the day of the earthquake in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 27 May 2006 was of a family of Muslims praying in the ruins of their house. Even though their house was just a pile of rubble, the women had somehow managed to find...
Friday, May 14th, 2010
State - Religion Relations in Indonesia: A Comparative Perspective
State - Religion Relations in Indonesia: A Comparative Perspective
Professor Anthony Reid has presented a rich and compelling cultural-historical analysis of the origins of religious tolerance and pluralism in Indonesia. He attributes Indonesian pluralism to a combination of cultural and economic factors. Culturally there is a tendency toward a variety of...
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Religion and Disaster
Religion and Disaster
Introduction As we gather today to discuss religion and disaster, anywhere from 200,000 to 350,000 Indonesians are living in camps and temporary shelters as a result of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake, recent flooding in Sumatra, the ongoing mud flows...
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Pluralism as a Hard Fact of History
Pluralism as a Hard Fact of History
Introduction First of all I would like to highly appreciate Professor Reid’s comprehensive approach to the topic of our discussion this morning. As an experienced, productive, and prolific historian, Reid is really the man who has an undisputed authority when talking about anything Asian, and...
Thursday, February 11th, 2010
No Girls Allowed? Are The World′s Religions Inevitably Sexist?
No Girls Allowed? Are The World′s Religions Inevitably Sexist?
No religion labels itself "patriarchal" or "sexist." Instead, religions generally teach their members that in "our" religion, women are treated properly, indeed, in the only possible manner. However, the same religion may criticize the treatment of women in other religions. This kind of critique...
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