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Monday, February 1st, 2010
Christian-Islamic Dialog in Austria 's Foreign Policy
Christian-Islamic Dialog in Austria 's Foreign Policy
Date: Wednesday, 5 November 2008Time: 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm (free lunch)Venue: Room 306, UGM Graduate School Jln. Teknika Utara Pogung Yogyakarta 55281Speaker: Dr. Elisabeth KaramatAbout the speaker:Dr.Elisabeth Karamat is an Austrian Diplomat currently working in the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
Discourse analysis in Religious Studie
Discourse analysis in Religious Studie
Speaker:Prof. Dr. FRANS WIJSEN Topic:Discourse analysis in Religious Studies: A Comparative Analysis of Tanzania, Indonesia, the NetherlandDate:Wednesday, Nov 4, 2009Time:12.30  pm – 2.30 pm Venue:Room 306, Third floor, UGM Graduate SchoolJln. Teknika Utara Pogung YogyakartaAbstract:For the past...
Tuesday, October 27th, 2009
Gender as a Category of Thought in Islam
Gender as a Category of Thought in Islam
Dear CRCS & ICRS students, faculty and guestsWe kindly invite you to participate in the CRCS & ICRS Wednesday Forum of next week: Speaker:Prof. AMINA WADUDTopic:Gender as a Category of Thought in Islam Date:Wednesday, October 28, 2009Time:12.30  pm – 2.30 pmVenue:Room 306, Third floor, UGM...
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
THE STORY OF RAMA AND SINTA IN INDIAN TRADITION
THE STORY OF RAMA AND SINTA IN INDIAN TRADITION
 MANY VIEWS OF A RELIGIOUS NARRATIVE:THE STORY OF RAMA AND SINTA IN INDIAN TRADITIONAbstract:While some religious texts remain static over time, the Ramayana epic has been retold in a variety of ways over the centuries and across South Asia. In this lecture, I will examine how various oral...
Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
JEWISH SUFISM IN THE MEDIEVAL ISLAM
JEWISH SUFISM IN THE MEDIEVAL ISLAM
BEYOND SYNCRETISM: JEWISH SUFISM IN THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMAbstract:The postmodern era witnessed the rise of hybrid identities and cross-cultural religious phenomenon. Madonna's Qabbalah practice, without a requirement to join Jewish community, is one of numerous examples of such exercises. In this...
Tuesday, September 29th, 2009
ETHICAL RESPONSES TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS
ETHICAL RESPONSES TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS
Date:Wednesday, Sept 30, 2009Time:12.30 00 pm – 2.30 pm Venue:Room 306, Third floor, UGM Graduate SchoolJln. Teknika Utara Pogung YogyakartSpeaker:Prof. Dr. Christoph StueckelbergerAbout the SpeakerProf. Dr. Christoph Stückelberger is founder, was president and is now the Executive Director of...
Friday, September 11th, 2009
INTERFAITH DIALOGUE AND MULTIFAITH CURRICULUM
INTERFAITH DIALOGUE AND MULTIFAITH CURRICULUM
AbstractPeople of faith are brothers and sisters in their love of God. Siblings may argue sometimes, but their celebrations of family are always occasions for hearing one another and healing any wounds.Melbourne, Australia, is a centre for interfaith dialogue, multifaith curriculum and...
Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
A New Trans-yanic Buddhism in the Making?
A New Trans-yanic Buddhism in the Making?
Abstract:This paper examines the impact of globalization on religion. The particular emphasis in this study is on Buddhism, which has been confined to its localities for centuries and now has started traveling. Due to extensive physical encounters among various Buddhist traditions naturally there...
Monday, June 1st, 2009
 A MUSLIM VIEW OF INTER-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE (sharing experien
A MUSLIM VIEW OF INTER-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE (sharing experien
Abstract:The diversity of religions and of Christianity in the world calls for respect and cooperation. Interreligious and intrareligious dialogues can be two of the paths to respond on this calling. Indeed, both kinds of dialogues are not easy especially related to conflicting truths as we can...
Monday, May 11th, 2009
Can A New “Islamic State” Succeed?
Can A New “Islamic State” Succeed?
Abstract:Can A New “Islamic State” Succeed?To tackle this question, one has to look at what the traditional Islamic State was and why it worked so well for so many centuries until it ultimately collapsed. Only then can one understand why the idea is so popular today. Most importantly, one...