General News Archive

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Thursday, February 25th, 2016
MoU Signature between ICRS and Universitas Gadjah Mada
MoU Signature between ICRS and Universitas Gadjah Mada
The Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) is a consortium of three universities: Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga (UIN), and Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW). This the only doctoral program in inter-religious studies based in a major,...
Monday, February 1st, 2016
Ahmadi Women and Strategies for Resisting and Preventing Violent Conflicts
Ahmadi Women and Strategies for Resisting and Preventing Violent Conflicts
Problems related to Ahmadiyya community in Indonesia are rising up after the fall of New Order Regime. Post reformation era many violent conflicts faced by Ahmadiyya community. Expulsion, the coercion to close Ahmadiyya’s worship place, discrimination, the assault to Ahmadiyya praying...
Monday, February 1st, 2016
Analyzing the texts of Pastoral Guidelines of Archdiocese of Semarang: 1984-2010
Analyzing the texts of Pastoral Guidelines of Archdiocese of Semarang: 1984-2010
Joko wicoyo, ICRS student of 2009 batch, has got his Doctoral Degree on January 28, 2016 by presenting his dissertation entitle Pastoral Guidelines of Archdiocese of Semarang 1984-2010: A Critical Discourse Analysis. In his dissertation, Joko Wicoyo applied critical discourse analysis by Norman...
Friday, November 20th, 2015
Hadith Interpretation for Equality between Women and Men
Hadith Interpretation for Equality between Women and Men
Faqiuddin Abdul Kodir has finished his doctoral study at ICRS by presented dissertation entitle Interpretation of Hadith for Equality between Women and Men: Reading Tahrir al Mar’a fi Asr al-Risala by ‘Abd al-Halim Muhammad Abu shuqqa (1924-1995) (18/11/2015). In his dissertation, Faqih...
Friday, November 20th, 2015
Socio-Rhetorical Analysis of the Gog and Magog Narrative
Socio-Rhetorical Analysis of the Gog and Magog Narrative
One of ICRS students, Abrahem Masuwd Mowafg (batch 2013), presented the socio-rethorical analysis of the Gog and Magog Narrative from Surat the Cave in his proposal seminar on Monday, November 16, 2015. In his presentation, Mowafg said that apocalyptic narratives are very influential in shaping...
Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Comparing Religion and Public Piety Experiences between European and Indonesian
Comparing Religion and Public Piety Experiences between European and Indonesian
Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) – consortium of three universities, i.e. Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga (UIN Suka), and Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW) – in collaboration with the European Union (EU), organized an...
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Ph.D. Open Defense: Interpreting Violence in Religious Story
Ph.D. Open Defense: Interpreting Violence in Religious Story
Monday 31 August 2015, is a very special day for Muhtadi Abdul Mun’im (ICRS class of 2007). Muhtadi, who is an alumnae of CRCS and Al-Azhar University in Cairo, passed his final Dissertation Examination with title: “An Intertextual Analysis on the Story of Habil-Qabil in Contemporary...
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Orientation of New ICRS Students Academic Year 2015/2016
Orientation of New ICRS Students Academic Year 2015/2016
During the 26th and 27th of August, ICRS welcomed their new Ph.D. students that are Leni Winarni (S2, HI UGM), Akhmad Siddiq (S2, CRCS UGM), Musdawati (S2, Institute of Social Studies, Den Haag) and one foreign student from South Korea, Sung Min Kim (S2, Sogang University, Seoul). This orientation...
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Negotiating Religious Identity in Leihitu Ambon
Negotiating Religious Identity in Leihitu Ambon
“Well, my brother, eventually I must say that though we consider ourselves historically as having brotherhood connection but our religions have separated you and me, your children and mine. Moreover, sorry to say this, in my opinion, after Western colonization you and all Christians in Ambon...
Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Henry Luce Foundation's Leadership Visited ICRS
Henry Luce Foundation's Leadership Visited ICRS
On April 10, 2015, Henry Luce Foundation’s board of directors and Henry Luce scholars visited ICRS. The leadership were included Michael Giligan (President), Sean Buffington (Vice President), Li Ling (Program Director for Scholars and Program Officer for Asia), and Toby Volkman (Director of...