General News Archive

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Thursday, March 26th, 2020
Sufi Detractors: Anti-Ibn Arabi Polemic in the Muslim World
Sufi Detractors: Anti-Ibn Arabi Polemic in the Muslim World
Wednesday Forum Report Written By: Jekonia Tarigan With the help of digital technology, Wednesday Forum continues amid efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus through social distancing. Live presentations can be viewed through the YouTube channel, CRCS UGM. On March 18, 2020, Leila...
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
From Eco-Theology to Green Practice
From Eco-Theology to Green Practice
Wednesday Forum Report Written By: Jekonia Tarigan Ideally, knowledge influences practice. On March 4, 2020, Dr. Suhadi presented his research presented his research entitled, “From Eco-Theology to Green Practice: Environmental Education in Indonesian Franciscan Schools.” Dr....
Friday, March 13th, 2020
ICRS Held Interfaith Dialogue on Religious Freedom and Harmony in Indonesia
ICRS Held Interfaith Dialogue on Religious Freedom and Harmony in Indonesia
Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) in collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Embassy organized interfaith dialogue entitle “Religious Freedom and Harmony in Indonesia: Promise and Peril” on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 in Prambanan Temple. Today, Indonesia has gone...
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
Religion Made in Indonesia
Religion Made in Indonesia
Wednesday Forum Report Written By: Jekonia Tarigan People may think that “religion” is made in heaven, but not in Indonesia! This is how Dr. Zainal Abidin Bagir, Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), began his presentation during the Wednesday...
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
Becoming Lady Imam
Becoming Lady Imam
Wednesday Forum Report Written By: Jekonia Tarigan On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) and the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies (CRCS) had the honor of receiving Prof. Amina Wadud as speaker at the Wednesday Forum, a weekly...
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
ICRS Student Gathering: “A Little Oasis”
ICRS Student Gathering: “A Little Oasis”
The journey to attain a doctoral degree can be a very lonely road. An opportunity for students and lecturers to meet and discuss their experience, both the joys and struggles, can be “a little oasis.” Hoping to refresh and enliven the spirits of students, ICRS hosted a student...
Friday, December 20th, 2019
ICRS New Director and Associate Director
ICRS New Director and Associate Director
The Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Zainal Abidin Bagir and Dr. Moh. Wildan as Director and Associate Director of ICRS (2019-2023). Dr. Zainal Abidin Bagir previously served as Director of the Center for Religious and...
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Bridging the Unbridgable
Bridging the Unbridgable
Dr. Dicky Sofjan and Syamsul Asri represent ICRS in International Conference themed "Religious Freedom: An Islamic Case" managed by Internasional Liberty Network in Collaboration with Fatayat NU, Religious Freedom Institute, staged in Double Tree Hotel, Jakarta, 11-12 November 2019. The...
Monday, September 9th, 2019
Strengthening Collaboration with Indonesia in Promoting Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB)
Strengthening Collaboration with Indonesia in Promoting Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB)
Denmark’s Special Representative for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB), Ambassador Michael Suhr, visited ICRS and UGM Graduate School on Thursday, September 5. The Office was established on January 1, 2018 by the Government of Denmark, following the European Union’s decision to...
Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Deputy Head of Mission (DHOM) of the Royal Netherlands Embassy Visits ICRS and UGM Graduate School
Deputy Head of Mission (DHOM) of the Royal Netherlands Embassy Visits ICRS and UGM Graduate School
The Deputy Head of Mission (DHOM) of the Royal Netherlands Embassy, HE. Ardi Stoios-Braken paid a courtesy call on ICRS and UGM Graduate School (27/8), received by the Dean and also ICRS-CRCS representatives. Dean of UGM Graduate School, Prof. Dr. Siti Malkhamah, in her remarks said that it is a...