Wednesday Forums Archive

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Monday, November 14th, 2016
Bioethics for Sectarian Conflict Resolution
Monday, October 31st, 2016
Anti-Terrorism Batik as Cultural Communication Against Radicalization
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Framing the Complementarity Between the Disciplines of Islamic and Western Economics
Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Art, Politics and Aboriginality
Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Blaming the Victim and Enabling Hate
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Bringing “Ecofeminism” and Post Collonialism to Address Ritual and Dancing and the Dancing as Ritual
Bringing “Ecofeminism” and Post Collonialism to Address Ritual and Dancing and the Dancing as Ritual
It is interesting to address ritual and dancing in the ways they are complicatedly connected to broader contexts. For instance, by considering political effects of the "international" and globalization to local aesthetics. Accordingly, meanings of ritual and dancing can be explored by questioning...
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Muslim in America and Its Complexity
Muslim in America and Its Complexity
Despite the fact that Muslim is a religious minority in America (less than1% of the total population), there are estimated to be 6-7 million Muslims living in America. Moreover, there are over 2,100 mosques in the USA. Interestingly, the number is growing significantly through immigration,...
Friday, March 14th, 2014
Drug and Collonialism in Java: Opium-Related Problems in the Dutch East Indies
Drug and Collonialism in Java: Opium-Related Problems in the Dutch East Indies
Since the mid-nineteenth century, one of the most disputable issues in colonial Indonesia was the Dutch government policy on opium. The dispute is related to ethical reasons denouncing the colonial state exploitation by taking profits from selling various drugs to the population. The drugs include...
Friday, March 7th, 2014
Rethinking Religion and Diversity: The Case of Indonesia and Canada
Rethinking Religion and Diversity: The Case of Indonesia and Canada
The largest Muslim population in the world is in Indonesia, but it also a home for many other religious populations. The Indonesian government recognizes six official religions but there are many religious groups in Indonesia other than the official religions. Similarly, Canada’s population...
Friday, March 7th, 2014
Addressing Sainthood in Balinese Muslim Traditions
Addressing Sainthood in Balinese Muslim Traditions
The most dominant religious identification of Bali is Hinduism. Therefore, Islam in Bali got less attention (Geertz 1963; 1980; 1983; Howe 2005). However, the presence of Muslims in Bali can be historically traced to the establishment of the Hindu kingdom of Ge`lge`l in 1380. In fact, Muslims...