General News Archive

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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...
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
Call for Application: The Luce Foundation U.S. - Indonesia Exchange Program
Call for Application: The Luce Foundation U.S. - Indonesia Exchange Program
The program:In the Summer of 2010, at least 10 graduate students from the United States will be chosen to study at the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS-Yogya) and the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies (CRCS) at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia....
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
A Story from China
A Story from China
From 5th to 25th July 2009, one of ICRS-Yogya faculty members, Dr. Wening Udasmoro, had visited China to attend a Field Seminar entitled “China 21st Century’s Challenges” that organized by The Asian Studies Development Program of the East West Center Hawaii, collaborated with the Chinese...