Wednesday Forum is a weekly discussion on religion-related ideas and practices organized by both the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS), the Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada, and Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), Yogyakarta. This forum is an academic space open for public, encouraged especially for our graduate students, faculty members, researches, Indonesian and overseas scholars. It is aimed for scholars to share their research on the field pertaining to religion, and twenty through thirty presenters have become speaker in the forum every year. We invite those who have researches or (ongoing) papers on the field to do presentation in the forum.
The topics discussed include, but are not limited to, interfaith dialogue; conflict resolution and peace building; religious education; art and spirituality or mysticism; religion and pop culture; religious violence and radicalism; indigenous religions; religion and ecology; religion and politics; and philosophical ideas on religion.
The forum is attended by CRCS and ICRS graduate students and faculty members, visiting professors, activists, and students from other universities. Basically the forum is open for public.
Date and Venue
The forum is held every Wednesday, from 1 to 2.30 pm, in the Room 406 of the Graduate School Building, Sekolah Pascasarjana Universitas Gadjah Mada, Jl. Teknika Utara, Pogung, Yogyakarta. For the coming semester, the forum will start on January 25, 2017.
Application to be a presenter can be made by an email to the organizer: firstname.lastname@example.org. Send the abstact of your research and your brief CV, primarily your study background, activity, and research. The forum committees will evaluate the applications and select the presenters.
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