On 14 December 2022, MoU and PKS signing event with the Rector of Universitas Islam International Indonesia (UIII), Prof. Komaruddin Hidayat and the Chairman of ISRSF, Irfan Hutagalung, both signing the cooperation agreement to establish IFAR UIII, supported by ISRSF.
On February 2, 2022, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia (Atma Jaya University) with the support of ISRSF launched the Institute for Advanced Research (IFAR) Atma Jaya. In the picture, The Rector of Atma Jaya University, Dr. Agustinus Prasetyantoko and ISRSF Director, Irfan Hutagalung signed the cooperation agreement establishing IFAR Atma Jaya which ISRSF supports.
Rahardhika Utama, PhD Candidate, Sociology: awarded the 2021 Hayward R. Alker Best Student Paper Award for his paper titled, "Politics of Memory, Underdevelopment, and Remnants of Political Violence in the Sumatra Rubber Belt" from the Interpretive Methodologies and Methods group at the American Political Science Association (APSA). The Hayward R. Alker award recognizes the APSA conference paper by a Ph.D. student that best demonstrates the uses of interpretive methodologies and methods for the study of the politics. Read an interview with Dhika here
This is a video of 9 th Annual Arryman Symposium 2021. During the Symposium, Dr. Gde Metera an Arryman Scholar newly graduated from Northwestern University presents a chapter of his dissertation regarding The New Order accommodation of Islam. Then, it is followed by a Research Roundtable held with Arryman Scholar PhD Candidates: Yoes Kenawas (Political Science), Sabina Puspita (Political Science), and Wara Urwasi (Sociology).
Sari Ratri has been awarded a Dissertation Fieldwork Grant in the amount of $20,000 by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for her research project entitled “Nourishing the Future: The Roles of Midwives in Indonesia’s Changing Health Development Policies.” The Wenner-Gren Foundation supports anthropological research and broadening the conversation in anthropology to reflect the full diversity of the field. (Source: Elizabeth R. Morrissey, Northwestern University)
Arryman Scholar Gde Metera, PhD in Political Science, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in December 2020 and he will graduate at the end of Winter Quarter 2021! Below he responds to questions about his research interests and his dissertation, Coercion in Search of Legitimacy: The Secular State, Religious Politics, and Religious Coercion in Indonesia Under the New Order, 1967-1998.
EDGS and the Arryman Scholars Initiative are excited to share the accomplishments of some of our Arryman Scholars: Gde Metera, Sari Ratri, and Yoes Kenawas.
We are proud to announce that Gde Metera in Political Science successfully defended his doctoral thesis in December 2020!
Arryman Scholar Sabina Puspita, PhD Candidate in Political Science, is working on improving gender equality in higher education with the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture. Sabina is involved with the creation of a ministerial regulation against sexual violence in higher education in Indonesia, which is the first of its kind. Read more on Sabina's exciting and important work in the interview below.
We welcome you to join us in virtually attending the 2019 Arryman Fellow and Scholars Symposium, Saturday May 30th 2020 at 8am (Chicago)/8pm (Jakarta).
About the conference
International Symposium of Journal Antropologi Indonesia (ISJAI) is a highly prestigious interdisciplinary annual conference held by the Journal Anthropology Indonesia, a journal published by Department of Anthropology, Universitas Indonesia since 1969. Specifically, it is the biggest and well-known international conference of anthropology in Indonesia. Hundreds of presenters came from various countries, present their field works or research on Indonesia in this conference.