Laporan Wednesday Forum

Lakoat.Kujawas dan Ikhtiar Revitalisasi Desa Berbasis Adat di NTT

Komunitas berisi para pemuda Timor memberdayakan masyarakat lokal di sekitar Mollo, Timor Tengah Selatan, NTT, dengan mengembangkan literasi dan wirausaha sosial berbasis adat.

Ammatoa: Kearifan Lokal Dalam Melestarikan Hutan

Ali Jafar/Wednesday Forum Banyak dari kita yang hanya tahu tentang Ammatoans dari general perspective tentang mereka. Kehidupan traditional mereka memang sangatlah menarik. Terlebih ketika kita melihat program TV yang menghadirkan serial etnik atau sejenisnya. Ammatoans sering digambarkan sebagai sekumpulan masyarakat kecil yang “masih” percaya pada “animism” dan mengadakan ritual untuk konservasi hutan.  Di beberapa progam […]

Exiled To Nowhere: Stateless People of Burma’s Rohingya

Wedforum | CRCS | Hary Widyantoro   On August 27th, Greg Constantine, a freelance photographer from the United States, presented the story of stateless Rohingya people through his photography work, entitled Exiled to Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya. Having workedfor several years as a photographer, Constantine tells the story of the plight of the Rohingya people who are […]

Peacemaking: Roles for Youth and the University

Wedforum | CRCS | Farihatul Qamariyah   As society changes, youth are taking on more significant roles as agents of peace building and the university is becoming a more important institutional actor. One consequence of the current context of the apparent increase in violence resulting from religious intolerance between Muslims and Christians, as seen in incidents that have […]

Islam and Muslims as Religious Minorities in America

WedForum | CRCS | Ida Fitri Jaye Starr, an American Muslim visiting the ICRCS/CRCS programs through the Henry Luce Foundation exchange program, started her talk at the Wednesday Forum by inviting the audience to express their percpetions or questions about Islam and Muslims in America. She then provided an overview of Muslims in America from […]

Imajinasi Sosial dan Wajah Plural Modernitas

Sudarto & Najiyah Martiam     Indonesia bisa jadi jauh lebih modern di banding negara-negara Barat, tergantung bagaimana kata modern ini diimajinasikan. Demikian salah satu poin penting dari presentasi Prof. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta pada Wednesday Forum (Wedforum) minggu lalu (12/9). Menurutnya modernitas tidaklah berwajah tunggal melainkan plural dan berbeda di setiap tempat tergantung imajinasi sosial di […]