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Monday, February 2nd, 2009
PKS From Political party to Socio-Religious Movement?
PKS From Political party to Socio-Religious Movement?
PKS From Political party to Socio-Religious Movement?Date: Wednesday, 4 February 2008Time: 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm (free lunch)Venue: Room 306, UGM Graduate School , Teknika Utara Pogung YKTSpeaker: Mark WoodwardAbstract:PKS is arguably the most successful and influential of the Islamic political...
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
Framing Piety, Visualizing Islam
Framing Piety, Visualizing Islam
Framing Piety, Visualizing IslamVisuality and Identity in the Age of Consumption amongst Indonesian MuslimsAbstract:The historical relation of Islam and Indonesia actually is started since the creation of Indonesian as a nation state. It is obvious that during the Indonesian nation-state struggle...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Manggarain Dowry System and the Impact Towards Women
Manggarain Dowry System and the Impact Towards Women
Abstract:The dowry system is one of the important cultural practices of Manggarain. Before marriage, the families of the bride and the bridegroom have to decide the kind and the number of properties that should be paid by the bridegroom’s family. Beside it has a socio cultural good value, this...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Imperial Alchemy Understanding Nationalism in Southeast Asia
Imperial Alchemy Understanding Nationalism in Southeast Asia
Abstract:The new literature on nationalism (Anderson, Gellner, Giddens) has been popular in Asia , yet it is strangely unhelpful in explaining Asian phenomena. Each major Asian state somehow looks like an anomaly, failing to undergo the kind of culturally homogeneous national assertiveness that...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Public Debate about the Role of Media in Society
Public Debate about the Role of Media in Society
Abstract:Television journalism in Indonesia has experienced rapid expansion and change in the decade since the fall of the New Order regime. New national commercial networks and hundreds of local stations have been opened, providing audiences with a broad range of news and information programs and...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Antropological Approach in Religious Studies
Antropological Approach in Religious Studies
About the speaker:Ronald A. Lukens-Bull, Ph.D. is a lecturer at Department of Sociology-Anthropol ogy, University of North Florida He received his PH.D in Social-Cultural Anthropology from Arizona State University (1997). His areas of Specialization are Indonesia ; Islamic Education and Leadership;...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Humanism, Human Development and Cosmopolitalism
Humanism, Human Development and Cosmopolitalism
Date : Friday, 21 November 2008Time : 1 pm – 3 pm (free lunch)Venue : Room 306, UGM Graduate School Jln. Teknika Utara Pogung YKTSpeaker : Caroline Suransky and Henk ManschotAbstract: Our current era of globalisation presents new challenges for human beings. We are confronted with three salient...