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Monday, March 30th, 2009
Women and Sufism
Women and Sufism
Women and Sufism:Considering Women's Perspective of Truth Abstract:The spiritual dimension of Islam is well represented by Sufism. Its doctrines emphasize the spiritual dimension of human beings so that it does not look at the flesh or the corporeal. It views man and woman as the same entity...
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
REPORTING ISLAM, CASE OF LOCAL NEWSPAPER IN ARIZONA
REPORTING ISLAM, CASE OF LOCAL NEWSPAPER IN ARIZONA
Abstract:This paper will discuss the representation of Islam in an American news paper The Arizona Republic. It will focus on what most The AZ Republic covered about Islam during 2005-2006 related to some major events in that period such as London bombing, on going war in Iraq, immigrant protests...
Tuesday, March 10th, 2009
 Psychology of Religious Terrorists
Psychology of Religious Terrorists
 Psychology of Religious Terrorists: Theoretical & Methodological Reflections Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2009Time: 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm (free lunch)Venue: Room 306, UGM Graduate School Jln. Teknika Utara Pogung YKTSpeaker: Dr. Tomas LindgrenAbout the speaker:Dr. Tomas Lindgren is an Associate...
Friday, February 27th, 2009
Which/Whose Powers Are Playing in This Pesantren?
Which/Whose Powers Are Playing in This Pesantren?
Which/Whose Powers Are Playing in This Pesantren?Constructing Sexuality in Indonesia's Islamic Boarding SchoolAbstract:The role pesantren (Islamic boarding school) as one of the social, cultural and religious power in Indonesia could not be neglected. From the late of eighteenth century, pesantren...
Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Drinking with the Devil
Drinking with the Devil
Drinking with the DevilPlantation community and World Capitalism in Java, 1870s-2000sAbstract:This historical ethnographic research focuses on Indonesian plantations in the post-colonial era. The plantations were established in the colonial time for the benefit of European owners. Apparently the...
Monday, February 16th, 2009
Media Coverage on Woman in a Conflict Area
Media Coverage on Woman in a Conflict Area
Media Coverage on Woman in a Conflict AreaCase Study in Poso, IndonesiaAbstract:This research will analyze how the local newspapers in Palu, Central Sulawesi portrayed women during the Poso conflict (1998 – 2003). The present argument is that women in conflict reporting are often depicted as...
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
Interfaith Dialogue: Lessons from ICAP in the US
Interfaith Dialogue: Lessons from ICAP in the US
Abstract:My involvement with some interfaith dialogues and activities in Indonesia have led me to various questions: Should interfaith dialogue exclude the discussion on theology? How shouldn't various interfaith initiatives and activities be seen as attempts to convert people to certain...
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...