General News Archive

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Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Possibilities from UB Consultation in Hong Kong
Possibilities from UB Consultation in Hong Kong
Yogyakarta - Last month, in November 12-15, 2009, Dr. Siti Syamsiyatun, the Associate Director of ICRS Yogya, was invited as one of participants in the Consultation on Inter-religious Understanding proposed and organized by UBCHEA in Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong. The...
Monday, December 21st, 2009
A Lecture on: Islam and Secularism in Egypt
A Lecture on: Islam and Secularism in Egypt
Speaker: PATRICK HAENNIDate & Time: Monday, December 7, 2009 (09:00 – 11:00)ICRS&CRCS students and UGM alumni were invited to participate in a Lecture on: Islam and Secularism in Egypt. The speaker was Patrick Haenni.Patrick, born in Lutry (Switzerland) in 1968, is a sociologist. He is a former...
Monday, November 16th, 2009
ICRS Celebrates Thanksgiving
ICRS Celebrates Thanksgiving
On Saturday, November 14 2009, Amber Engelson, one of the English teachers at ICRS-Yogya, invited ICRS members to celebrate Thanksgiving at the ICRS guesthouse. Thanksgiving, an annual celebration since 1863, is one of the most important holidays in the United States. Usually, Thanksgiving is on...
Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
Call for Application: International Ph. D Program in Inter Religious Studies
Call for Application: International Ph. D Program in Inter Religious Studies
All applicants are invited to apply for an International Ph. D Program in Religious Studies at the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS-Yogya). The Ph.D. Program takes four years and includes one semester at a leading foreign university. The Program is conducted in English. The...
Thursday, November 5th, 2009
A Luce Student Exchange Program: Sharing Reflections
A Luce Student Exchange Program: Sharing Reflections
This year, ICRS Yogyakarta was honorably selected to welcome and assist six students from U.S. in a student exchange program. This student exchange program was held from July to August 2009. This student exchange program was made possible by endorsements from Luce Foundation. This program is aimed...
Thursday, November 5th, 2009
News on Oral Exam: Adi Muhtadi
News on Oral Exam: Adi Muhtadi
Adi Muhtadi is another ICRS student who has taken a Comprehensive Examination this October 2009. In this exam, he brought to the front the issue of “Religion and the Vicious Circle of Violence” and “Islamic Hermeneutical Responses to Domestic Violence”. The three examiners this time were...
Friday, October 30th, 2009
East West Centre scholar, Peter Hershock, visits ICRS-Yogya
East West Centre scholar, Peter Hershock, visits ICRS-Yogya
Peter Hershock, from the East West Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, US visited ICRS Yogya last week. He was in Yogya for four days (October 17-20, 2009). Peter came to ICRS Yogya to open the opportunity to establish networking between EWC and ICRS.Peter Hershock, Coordinator of Asian Studies Development...
Friday, October 30th, 2009
Faqihuddin Abd Kodir Talks about Islam and Reproductive Health in Beijing
Faqihuddin Abd Kodir Talks about Islam and Reproductive Health in Beijing
One of ICRS-Yogya’s students, Faqihuddin Abd Kodir, has attended  a conference entitled “The Fifth Asia Pasific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights.” This conference was held in Beijing, China on October 17-20, 2009, and it was organized by the following organizations:...
Friday, October 30th, 2009
Amina Wadud, Our Phenomenal Professor
Amina Wadud, Our Phenomenal Professor
This semester (second half of 2009) ICRS Yogya is honoured by the coming of Amina Wadud as visiting professor at ICRS Yogya. She teaches “Philosophical Hermeneutics, Comparative Interpretation of Sacred Texts”, together with Prof. Robinson Radjagukguk. This subject is considered a tough subject...
Monday, October 26th, 2009
A Lecture on: THE RISE OF PLURALISM IN THE USA
A Lecture on: THE RISE OF PLURALISM IN THE USA
Speaker: LABAN HILLDate & Time: Friday, October 9th, 2009 (13:00 – 15:00)In the mailbox we, ICRS & CRCS students and UGM alumni, found a kind invitation to participate in a Lecture on: THE RISE OF PLURALISM IN THE USA. The speaker was Laban Carrick Hill. Laban taught writing at Columbia...