In the fall of 2014, the Arryman Fellows and Scholars had an opportunity to study with Prof. Rudolf Mrazek, emeritus professor from the University of Michigan, who was in residence at Northwestern University as the EDGS Rajawali Scholar in Residence. Prof. Mrazek is one of the world's leading scholars of Indonesian history.
ISRSF invites young college graduates to participate in Indonesian History Essay Competition and Essay Competition for Indonesian Women. The Essay Competition Committee offers prizes – Rp 10,000,000, Rp 8,000,000 and 6,000,000 – to three winners of each competition. In addition, all winners are eligible to become shortlisted candidates for 2015 Arryman Fellows selection in March 2015, if they wish.
Three 2014 Arryman Fellows – Kadek Wara Urwasi, Sabina Puspita Satriyani and Yoes Chandra Kenawas – departed Jakarta for Chicago on July 1, 2014. Upon their arrival in Chicago, the three Arryman Fellows will join the International Summer Institute (ISI) at Northwestern University. The program aims to help incoming international students to improve their English language skills and to get acquainted to American life and academic environment.
The 2014 Arryman Symposium was held on June 21, 2014, at the Ford Foundation Auditorium in Jakarta.
This year’s Arryman Fellows presented the following academic papers:
Luthfi Adam: “Transformation of Dress and National Subject Formation of Indonesian People in the Colonial Period.” The discussant of his paper is Prof. Manneke Budiman, University of Indonesia.
Muhammad Fajar: “The Durability of Sub-national Political Leaders in Post-authoritarian Indonesia.” The discussant of his paper is Prof. Edward Gibson, Northwestern University.
Najmu Sopian: “Power Struggle over Land: Decentralization, Land Tenure Security, and the Rule of Law in Indonesia.” The discussant of her paper is Prof. William Hurst, Northwestern University.
Rahardhika Utama: “The Impact of Bureaucratic Clientelism on Inequality, the Cases of Post-authoritarian Indonesia.” The discussant of his paper is Prof. Jordan Gans-Morse, Northwestern University.
On 2013 we have Gde submitted to Phd Program. We're so glad that on 2014 all 2013 Arryman Fellows were submitted to Phd Program, and Hipo the 2012 Arryman Fellows were submitted too this year!
I am delighted to announce that this year ISRSF received funding to select three new Fellows. Our 2014 donors were Bank BCA, PT Djarum, and our newest supporter PT AKR Corporindo Tbk. Our warmest thanks for their commitment to education for some Indonesia's brightest young talent!
The four 2014 Arryman Fellows – Muhammad Fajar, Luthfi Adam, Najmu Laila Sopian and Rahardhika Arista Utama – left Jakarta for Chicago on July 2, 2013. These fellows were selected in April 2013, and will spend one year in Chicago as non-degree graduate students at Northwestern University. Before departing for Northwestern University, the four fellows took one-month intensive English course at University of Indonesia’s International Language Institute. The course aims to provide the fellows the new TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) preparation training at upper-intermediate level of English proficiency.
The first Annual Arryman Symposium was held at the Ford Foundation auditorium, Jakarta, on June 21, 2013. The symposium – organized by ISRSF (Indonesian Scholarship and Research Support Foundation) in cooperation with the Ford Foundation – features the presentation of the three 2012 Arryman Fellows’ research papers they produced during their one academic year as non-degree graduate students at Northwestern University, Chicago.
President Northwestern University Morton Schapiro – accompanied by Vice-President for Alumni Relations and Development Robert McQuinn and Vice-President for Research Jay Walsh – visited Jakarta from April 2 to 6, 2013. The visit aims at bringing Northwestern University closer to Asia and Indonesia in particular. During a-five day visit, President Schapiro hosted a reception for Northwestern alumni, parents and students in Jakarta, at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, on April 4.