General News Archive

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Hartford Seminary Paid Cordial Visit to the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies
Hartford Seminary Paid Cordial Visit to the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies
Hartford Seminary is a non-denominational graduate school for religious and theological studies, resided in Connecticut, United States. The seminary was established in 1834 with the purpose to trained pastors and missionaries. However, since 1972 it transformed into the center of Christian-Muslim...
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
10 Years ICRS: Celebrate Diversity!
10 Years ICRS: Celebrate Diversity!
Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) – the consortium of three universities: Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga and Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW) – is celebrating the tenth anniversary on October 6, 2016. ICRS is an...
Friday, September 30th, 2016
ICRS Accreditation Announcement
ICRS Accreditation Announcement
Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) is delighted to announce that “A” accreditation has been awarded by the Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) for our study program in Inter-Religious studies. ICRS international Ph.D. program in Inter-Religious Studies is...
Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Paul Glader (Forbes Magazine Contributor) Interviewed Dr. Dicky Sofjan Related to IIWS
Paul Glader (Forbes Magazine Contributor) Interviewed Dr. Dicky Sofjan Related to IIWS
ICRS core Doctoral Faculty, Dr. Dicky Sofjan, had an interview session with Paul Glader, a contributor for Forbes Magazine, on Tuesday, 9 August 2016. The interview is related to ICRS research project entitle Indonesian Interfaith Weather Station. The Indonesian Interfaith Weather Station...
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
To Foster the Origin of Life, To Rejuvenate the Motherland
To Foster the Origin of Life, To Rejuvenate the Motherland
On 29 July 2016, ICRS families organized a community service at Kinahrejo Village, Merapi, Yogyakarta. This activity is a part of series of programs to celebrate ICRS’s 10th anniversary. With the theme To Foster the Origin of Life, To Rejuvenate the Motherland, ICRS is actively...
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
ICRS - LWF Planning Workshop
ICRS - LWF Planning Workshop
ICRS in collaboration with the Lutheran World Federation organized planning workshop entitle "Interfaith Training for a New Generation in Indonesia" (19 - 22 July 2016). The main objective of the activity is to develop skills of staff and facilitators to design the training program and together...
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Food and Spirituality
Food and Spirituality
Ramadhan Month is an essential time for Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) to strengthen the bond of all ICRS’ families, by hosting an Iftar and Talkshow at the Food and Spirituality event last week (8/06). The feast was held at UGM graduate school, with speakers from...
Friday, June 10th, 2016
The Importance of Peace Education for the Youth in Singapore
The Importance of Peace Education for the Youth in Singapore
Peace Education and the Youth’s Perception of Interfaith Relations in Contemporary Singapore is the title of Leyaket Ali Bin Mohamed Omar’s dissertation, which was presented by him at Doctoral Open Defense on June 6, 2016. Leyaket Ali was ICRS student from batch 2010 and he is the 17th...
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
National Workshop on Religion, Public Sphere and Internet in Indonesia
National Workshop on Religion, Public Sphere and Internet in Indonesia
In the last few decades we have witnessed that internet especially social media plays important and significant role within the society. In Indonesia, the new media has given a lot of opportunities to the wider public to express their voices following the fall of the New Order Regime. These voices...
Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
Religious Education to Create Peace and Harmony in Society
Religious Education to Create Peace and Harmony in Society
Indonesia is a prototype of pluralistic and multicultural country. Pluralism and multiculturalism in Indonesia are evident not only in the various tribes, languages and races but also in diverse religions and beliefs embraced by its people. Nevertheless, the harmony among religions must be...