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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Broken Marriage: A Perspective From Gender Studies
Broken Marriage: A Perspective From Gender Studies
Many people enter the new world of marriage with their idealized sets of perceived and expected gender roles they learned from such sources as religion and culture. Many of them are successful, remaining in their married life untill death parts them, while others are not. Unfortunately, we see a...
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Sufis, Soldiers, and the State: A State-Tariqa Alliance in Contemporary Java
Sufis, Soldiers, and the State: A State-Tariqa Alliance in Contemporary Java
The long history of organized Sufism has shown not only tensions, but also alliances with indigenous, colonial, and post-colonial states across the Muslims world. Focusing on the alliance between a tarīqa leader, Habib Luthfi bin Yahya (b. 1947) of Pekalongan, and the Indonesian state, this talk...
Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Peace Education for Inner Transformation in Higher Religious Education Institutions
Peace Education for Inner Transformation in Higher Religious Education Institutions
There is a rising awareness among peace scholars and religious leaders that the future of sustainable peacebuilding relies on the work of inner transformation. However, this dimension of peacebuilding has not been paid proper attention in mainstream peace education and even within religious...
Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Piety as Commodity: The Rise of Muslim-only Housing Complexes in Indonesia
Piety as Commodity: The Rise of Muslim-only Housing Complexes in Indonesia
This talk discusses how Islam as an ideology has been represented into urban space as exclusively Muslim housing and shopping complexes, which have emerged in the context of laissez-faire urban development, the rise of an urban middle class, the New Order’s legacy in today’s...
Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Protecting the Future: Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
Constructing Ideas and Practices on Womanhood in Post-New Order Indonesia
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Preparing the Modern World: The Historical and Cultural Significance of the Reformation
Friday, October 20th, 2017
Living in a Sacred Cosmos (Indonesia and the Future of Islam)
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Why Do People Attack Stones? (On Jan Assmann and Mnemohistory)
Monday, October 9th, 2017
Human Centered Security (Reimagining Conflict Stakeholder Relationships)