General News Archive

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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...
Monday, May 18th, 2015
Dr. Leonard C. Epafras Presented on IIWS at Monash Asia Institute Research Day 2015
Dr. Leonard C. Epafras Presented on IIWS at Monash Asia Institute Research Day 2015
Dr. Leonard C. Epafras, a member of ICRS core doctoral faculty has won the Endeavour Scholarship Fellowship 2015 to conduct his post-doctoral research. He spends four months (April – July) as the Endeavour Fellow at the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies (SoPHIS),...
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
ICRS in the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova Universities, Pennsylvania
ICRS in the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), Villanova Universities, Pennsylvania
ICRS sent its representations to the United States in April 2015 as part of promotional trip to introduce its programs to several institutions in this country and to convene in the ICRS-Luce Collaborative Research meeting in the Washington, D.C. One of the stopover places is Villanova University,...
Friday, April 10th, 2015
Doing Research on Religious Pluralism, Mega Hidayati Earns Ph.D. Degree
Doing Research on Religious Pluralism, Mega Hidayati Earns Ph.D. Degree
Mega Hidayati (ICRS student batch 2007) earned her doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Inter-religious Studies on April 6, 2015. She presented her dissertation in the Open Defense session, entitled Dealing with Religious Pluralism in Indonesia: Critical Analysis of the Ministers of Religious Affair’...
Friday, January 23rd, 2015
ICRS Held a National Workshop on Religion, Identity and Gender in Lombok
ICRS Held a National Workshop on Religion, Identity and Gender in Lombok
Indonesia is among the countries that ratified some international treaties related to the gender equality and gender mainstreaming, such as the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and other international human rights laws, as the adaptation of...
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Ph.D. Open Defense: The Role of Religious Leaders in the Study of Tafsir in Indonesia
Ph.D. Open Defense: The Role of Religious Leaders in the Study of Tafsir in Indonesia
Ferry Muhamadsyah Siregar, ICRS class of 2007, passed his Final Dissertation Examination on November 5, 2014. In his doctoral open defense, Ferry briefly explained his research focus on the role of religious leader in the study of tafsir in Indonesia. He takes three Islamic boarding schools in...