Events Calendar

Research Presentations
Our Jakarta office will host seminars, symposia, conferences, and research presentations for visiting U.S. researchers and Indonesian academics alike on the topic of “Contemporary Indonesian Studies,” broadly defined.

 

Five Previous Events:

  • Multikulturalisme dalam Kebahagiaan dari Orang Towani Tolontang dan Orang Kajang di Sulawesi Selatan sampai Orang Wahabi di Jawa Tengah - November 18, 2014,

    Saat ini entitas komunitas-etnik telah tersebar di berbagai daerah di Indonesia dengan migrasi yang mereka lakukan. Persebaran inilah yang berpengaruh pada konsep kebahagiaan pada masing-masing komunitas-etnik karena adanya asimilasi dan akulturasi budaya yang diperoleh di perantauan bagi pendatang dan dibawa pulang ke kampung halaman. Perubahan pada konsep sejahtera, sukses hingga kebahagiaan ini sangat menarik untuk dikaji. Selain itu, adanya dan mulai dibumikannya Gross National Happiness (GNH), yang diinspirasi oleh Bhutan, di Indonesia sebagai counter terhadap Gross National Product (GNP) yang dianggap terlalu berfokus pada perspektif economic minded. Kebahagiaan yang diindekskan memposisikan Indonesia sebagai Negara rangking ke 14 dengan indeks kebahagiaannya setelah 13 negara lainnya.

    Kebahagiaan dalam perspektif suku-bangsa atau komunitas-etnik ini diangkat juga sebagai upaya secara akademik untuk merespon realitas sosial yang terjadi di Indonesia. Pertanyaan menarik untuk dikaji terkait dengan kebahagiaan dalam perspektif komunitas-etnik di Indonesia, diantaranya, yaitu: pertama, bagaimana konsep bahagia menurut komunitas-etnik di Indonesia? Kedua, apa ukuran kebahagiaan tersebut dan bagaimana korelasinya dengan kesejahteraan ekonomi? Ketiga, nilai apa sajakah yang mengkonstruksi kebahagiaan tersebut dan di mana posisi nilai keagamaan dalam hal tersebut? Keempat, bagaimana kontribusi epistemologi kebahagiaan ini terhadap terciptanya perdamaian di masing-masing komunitas-etnik khususnya dan Indonesia pada umumnya?

    PEMBICARA

    1. Zuly Qadir (Dosen Fisipol Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta)
    2. Inayah Rohmaniyah (Alumnus Arizona State University, Dosen Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Pemikiran Islam UIN Sunan Kalijaga)
    3. Muhammad Takbir (Peneliti)

     

    WAKTU DAN TEMPAT

    Diskusi ini akan dilaksanakan pada:

    Hari                 : Selasa, 18 November 2014

    Waktu             : 09.00 – 12.30 WIB

    Tempat            : Smart Room Lt. 2, Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Pemikiran Islam, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta
    INFORMASI LANJUT

    Faishol Adib

    Email: faisholadib@gmail.com  Mobile: 0815 799 2089

    AIFIS Yogyakarta Office

    Pusat Studi Sosial Asia Tenggara (PSSAT), Gedung PAU UGM Sayap Timur Lantai 1

    Jl. Teknika Utara, Barek, Yogyakarta 55281

    Map to Smart Room Lt. 2
  • Kuliah Umum : Reformasi Hukum Pertanahan dan Hak Masyarakat Adat - November 19, 2014,

    Kuliah Umum ini akan menghadirkan dua pembicara yang akan membahas persoalan hukum pertanahan dan hak masyarakat adat. Pembicara pertama akan membahas peraturan pemerintah dengan berpijak pada Undang-undang (UU) Nomor 5 tahun 1960. UU ini juga dikenal dengan nama UU Pokok Agraria yang menunjukkan bahwa keberadaan hak pemilikan atas tanah (hak ulayat) masyarakat dalam hukum adat mulai diperhatikan. Meskipun demikian, inkonsistensi pemerintah dalam mengakui keberadaan hak-hak rakyat (masyarakat adat) terhadap kepemilikan tanah ulayat menyebabkan permasalahan keberadaan hak pemilikan atas tanah masyarakat adat menjadi semakin krusial. Pembicara kedua akan memperkuat pembahasan pembicara pertama dengan memberikan sebuah studi kasus bagaimana masyarakat adat Kasepuhan di Jawa Barat memperjuangkan hak kepemilikan lahan.

    Pembicara :

    1.Iswantoro, S.H., M.H. (Dosen Prodi Ilmu Hukum, UIN Sunan Kalijaga)

    2.Rebakah Daro Minarchek, Ph.D. Cand. (Cornell University, USA)

    Kuliah Umum ini akan dilaksanakan pada:
    Hari : Rabu, 19 November 2014
    Waktu : 13.00 – 15.00 WIB
    Tempat : Ruang Teatrikal, Lantai 1, Fakultas Syariah dan Hukum, UIN Sunan Kalijaga

    Map to Ruang Teatrikal, Lantai 1
  • AIFIS Plenary Session STRUGGLES OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR THEIR SUSTAINABLE LOCAL WISDOM - November 20, 2014,

    Background

    AIFIS is one of sponsors for the 6th International Graduate Students and Scholars Conference (IGSSC), organized by Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta. The theme of this conference is “Science, Spirituality, and Local Wisdom: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Current Global Issues.” In this conference, AIFIS will conduct a Plenary Session, titled: Struggles of Local Communities for Their Sustainable Local Wisdom.”
    AIFIS Plenary Session will present three speakers. The first speaker is Prof. Ratno Lukito (Faculty of Shariah and Law, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University, Yogyakarta) who will present “Mapping Adat and Islamic Law Continuum: The Bliss of Indonesian Pluralism?” In his presentation, Lukito will explain the development of adat theory in the circle of secular and Muslim jurists and then shed the light of its impacts in the study of legal pluralism in the country. The presentation will specifically analyze the impacts of the theory of adat and Islamic laws continuum to the positioning of the two legal traditions in Indonesian legal system. From Muslim camp, the presentation will specifically discuss the phenomenon of the struggle for the Islamization of law in Indonesia, done both by state and non-state agents, especially on its perspective of the position of adat law in the struggle. While from the adat camp, the presentation will focus on the current struggle of the Association of Nusantara Adat Community (Asosiasi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara, AMAN) to alleviate adat law in Indonesia.
    The second speaker is Rebakah Daro Minarchek, Ph.D. Cand. (The Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University) whol will present “Land Law and Shifting Cultivation: Indonesian Adat Communities and the Struggle for Statutory Rights.” In her presentation, she will explores the multiplicity of land tenure rights and how ethnic minority communities struggle to navigate the levels of land laws controlling their rights to ownership, use, management, exclusion and alienation of land they view as their own. This presentation will explore the West Java Kesepuhan communities as a case study for the interaction between statutory and customary laws within land reform movements in Indonesia.
    The third speaker is Prof. Gerry van Klinken (KITLV- Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies) who will present "Citizenship and Other Great Postcolonial Ideas –How Local Struggles Have Produced both Inclusive and Exclusive Outcomes." In his presentation, he will explain the decline of inclusive, associational, popular citizenship practices that ended in the dramatic pogroms of 1965 all over Indonesia. The presentation will examine the reasons for this decline, and ask how the earlier inclusive practices can be recovered in the 21st century.

    Venue and time 

    AIFIS Plenary Session will be conducted on:

    Date                : Thursday, 20 November 2014

    Time                : 08.30 – 10.00 WIB

    Venue              : UGM Graduate School Jl. Teknika Utara, UGM, Sleman.

    Speakers

    1. Ratno Lukito (UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta)
    2. Rebakah Daro Minarchek, Ph.D. Cand. (Cornell University, New York)
    3. Gerry van Klinken (KITLV – Netherlands)
    Map to UGM Graduate School
  • Knowledge Management Talk ”How to develop a good and highly accessible library” - November 26, 2014,

    Background
    Knowledge innovation management in libraries refers to the management of the production, diffusion and transfer of knowledge as well as of the network systems constructed by related institutions and organizations. It includes three aspects, namely, theoretical innovation management of knowledge, technical innovation management and organizational innovation management.
    Theoretical innovation management is to enrich and enlarge the theoretical and practical research fields of library science and information science through pursuing the latest development trends in library science the world over. Technical innovation management is to manage the network systems constructed by institutions and organizations that relate to the full course of technical innovation. In their evolution from conventional libraries to electronic libraries, or digital libraries, Libraries should make technical breakthroughs and progress and build up technical facilities to support knowledge management. Organizational innovation management is to create a set of effective organizational management systems adaptable to the requirements in the electronic library era to support and strengthen knowledge management activities, by optimizing the functional departments and operation procedures of libraries.
    In these systems, it firstly requires that leaders who take charge of knowledge management activities should undertake to formulate the management plans and coordinate all knowledge management related activities. Secondly, it requires establishment of special leading groups of knowledge flow for accomplishing all tasks relating to knowledge management activities. Electronic resources committees are established composed of various types of specialists to take charge of evaluating, procuring and creating the electronic resources on the one hand, and coordinating activities of business departments and spurring them on to close cooperation in such fields as procurement and organization of the electronic information resources as well as providing services on the other hand.
    In the end of event, we invite all participants to come to our book launching entitled Ekonomi Kerakyatan. Ekonomi Kerakyatan is the compilation of our serial discussion held during 2014 from several experts. This launching also meant to partners to join in our events so that the knowledge delivery goes broadly to communities.

    Speakers
    1. Erenst Anip (Library Assistant Professor at University of Vermont)
    2. Carol L. Mitchell (Field Director of Library of Congress, Jakarta Office)

    Time & Venue
    This event will be held on:
    Day : Wednesday, 26 November 2014
    Time : 2 pm – 4.30 pm
    Place : Ruang A.204 L, Kampus Universitas Siswa Bangsa Internasional (USBI)
    Jl. Mt. Haryono, Kav. 58-60, Pancoran, Jakarta Selatan

    Further Information
    Annas Bentari
    Email: annas7gs@gmail.com Mobile: 0812 9941 7460
    AIFIS Jakarta Office
    Indonesia Office and Research Center, Universitas Siswa Bangsa Internasional
    Mulia Business Park, 2nd Floor, Building A
    Jl. MT. Haryono Kav. 58-60, Pancoran, Jakarta Selatan

    Map to AIFIS Indonesian Office
  • – Diskusi Publik POLITIK IDENTITAS SUNDA WIWITAN DAN DAYAK MERATUS - December 2, 2014,

    Latar belakang

    Di penghujung masa Pemerintahan SBY, muncul kontroversi tentang dibolehkankannya mengosongkan kolom agama di Kartu Tanda Penduduk Elentronik (eKTP). Yang menarik adalah penjelasan dari Menteri Dalam Negeri, Gamawan Fauzi, yang mengatakan bahwa kebijakan boleh mengosongkan identitas agama di eKTP merupakan bentuk apresiasi negara terhadap kelompok-kelompok spiritual dan keagamaan lokal (seperti Kejawen, Kebatinan, Sunda Wiwitan, Kaharingan) yang tidak masuk dalam salah satu agama yang diakui secara resmi oleh negara. Sayangnya, kontroversi pengosongan kolom agama di eKTP yang selama ini muncul lebih didominsai oleh suara-suara dari elit (seperti Kemendagri, Kemenag, wakil Ormas, Parpol, Komnas HAM, serta aktivis LSM) dan kurang mengelaborasi suara dari komunitas-komunitas agama lokal itu sendiri. Kenyataan ini menunjukkan bahwa komunitas religi lokal masih belum leluasa mendefinisikan dirinya sendiri. Identitas keberagamaannya pun masih ditentukan oleh elit-elit tertentu.
    Pertanyaan yang menarik untuk dikaji terkait dengan kontroversi pengosongan identitas agama di e-KTP tersebut antara lain: Seberapa urgen kebijakan tersebut di mata komunitas spiritual dan agama lokal? Sejauh mana kebijakan tersebut akan membawa perubahan politik keagamaan negara yang lebih berkeadilan terhadap komunitas-komunintas keagamaan lokal dan marginal? Apa dampak kebijakan tersebut terhadap konstelasi peta keagamaan baik secara nasional maupun global?

    Pembicara

    1. Eliyyil Akbar (STAIN Gajah Putih Tekengon, Aceh)
    2. Ahmad Rafiq, Ph.D. (Alumnus Temple University, Dosen Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Pemikiran Islam UIN Sunan Kalijaga)

    Waktu dan tempat

    Diskusi ini akan dilaksanakan pada:
    Hari : Selasa, 2 Desember 2014
    Waktu : 09.00 – 12.00 WIB
    Pla Tempat : Smart Room Lt. 2
    Fakultas Ushuluddin dan Pemikiran Islam, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta

    Map to Smart Room Lt. 2

Five Upcoming Events:

  • Proyek Pengeboran Danau Towuti: Perubahan Iklim dan Lingkungan di Sulawesi, Indonesia - May 6, 2015,

    Pada bulan Mei dan Juni 2015, sebuah tim multinasional dan multidisplin dari enam negara akan melakukan pengeboran ilmiah di Danau Towuti, Sulawesi Selatan. Proyek yang dipimpin oleh Dr. Satria Bijaksana (ITB, Indonesia) dan Dr. James Russell (Universitas Brown, Amerika Serikat) ini bertujuan untuk merekonstruksi sejarah iklim dan lingkungan di Indonesia bagian tengah selama 650,000 tahun terakhir. Penelitian kami sebelumnya menggunakan sedimen berkedalaman 13 meter dari Danau Towuti menunjukkan bahwa dataran rendah di Sulawesi pernah didominasi oleh padang rumput (sabana) pada zaman es sekitar 21,000 tahun yang lalu.

    Kini, kami ingin mengambil inti sedimen baru dari Danau Towuti, hingga ke kedalaman 250 m dari dasar danau, dengan menggunakan sistem pengeboran danau dalam yang dirancang olehInternational Continental Drilling Project (ICDP). Kami akan mempelajari karakter sedimentologi dan geokimia, beserta fosil dan sifat fisik dan magnetik dari sedimen Danau Towuti. Data tersebut akan memungkinkan kita untuk memahami sejarah alam dan lingkungan di Sulawesi, termasuk usia danau, riwayat iklim, curah hujan, ketinggian air danau, dan hutan hujan tropis di sekeliling danau, selain juga asal-usul biologis dari organisme endemik dalam danau. Data dari Danau Towuti akan menjadi data iklim berkesinambungan terpanjang yang pernah diambil dari Indonesia, dan akan memungkinkan kita untuk membuat prediksi yang lebih akurat akan perubahan iklim Indonesia di masa yang akan datang.

    Pembicara :

    SATRIO A. WICAKSONO

    Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Brown University

    Waktu dan tempat

    Tanggal 6 Mei 2015,  pkl 10.00 sd selesai,  tempat Ruang Seminar PMB-LIPI, Widya Graha lt 6 , Jalan Gatot Subroto No 10, Jakarta 12710.

     

    Map to Ruang Seminar PMB-LIPI
  • THE 2nd INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON LINGUISTICS (ISOL-2) August 12-13, 2015 - August 12, 2015,

    THE 2nd INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON LINGUISTICS (ISOL-2)
    August 12-13, 2015

    POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM OF LINGUISTICS AND LINGUISTICS SOCIETY OF INDONESIA
    FACULTY OF HUMANITIES ANDALAS UNIVERSITY, PADANG WEST SUMATRA INDONESIA

    Language And Civilization
    About ISOL-2

    ISOL is a bineal international seminar held by the Linguistics Graduate Program of Faculty of Humanity, Andalas University in colloboration with the Linguistic Society of Indonesia (MLI), Chapter Padang. ISOL aims to provide a discussion platform for linguists and language observers accross Indonesia. Its main objective is to enhance the exchange of research and new approaches in language studies. The seminar is open to interested people from outside of Indonesia.

    The 2nd ISOL will be held  in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. The theme of the Seminar is Language and Civilization. This seminar aims at bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their knowledge, experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of language and culture and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

    Theme

    The theme of the 2nd ISOL Language and Civilization. The seminar aims at facilitating diverse dialogues among linguists, scientists and scholars from different backgrounds about language as a social construct as well as a tool to understand social reality.

    Keynote & Plenary Presentations

    The seminar has the following keynote or invited speakers:

    1. Prof. James T. Collins (Institute of Ethnic Studies, UKM, Malayisa)
    2. Dr. Yabit Alas (Institute of Asean Studies, Brunei University)
    3. Dr. Katrina (Atma Jaya Univ. Jakarta and the Director of Linguistic Society of Indonesia)
    4. Dr. Suryadi (Leiden University, the Netherlands)
    5. Prof. Song Seung Won (Hankok Univ. Korea)
    6. Dr. Timothy McKinnon (Delaware Univ and AIFIS, Jakarta)
    7. Prof. Nadra (Andalas University, Indonesia)

    Schedule and Venue

    The Seminar will be held on from August 12 to 13, 2015 at the 3rd floor of Postrgraduate Building, Andalas University.
    • Programme (Tentative
    • Opening (Tentative)
    • Gala Dinner (Tentative)
    • One Day Tour

    Call for Papers

    The committee accepts manuscripts of original research that have not been published anywhere else. Both abstracts and full paper are written in English. The committee invite submissions for an abstract (and full papers) in accordance with the theme of the seminar but not limmited to the following topics:
    • Language and Mind
    • Language as Social Construct
    • Language and Society
    • Language and Social Change
    • Language and Identiy
    • Language and Religion
    • Language and Science
    • Language and Modernization
    • Language and Globalization
    • Language and Media
    • Language and Politics
    • Language and Culture
    • Language and History
    • Micro-linguistics

    The conference website will be opened for submissions in March 12, 2015. Submission deadline is in June 1, 2015. All submitted papers will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers.

    Please visit ISOL-2 website

    http://isol.fib.unand.ac.id/?p=274#more-274

    Map to Postgraduate Building, 3rd floor, Universitas Andalas
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