International Summer School 2010


International Summer School was held from the 12th of July to August 6 in 2010 and have be hosted by the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies of Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It involves a 4 week full time program of lectures, excursions, seminars, literature study, discussion, guided individual – and small group work and assignments. Selected participants are required to prepare a pre-summer school assignment. The course has be completed with a group presentation and paper as well as a design for a workshop that participants are expected to conduct after they return home. Upon successful completion, participants will be offered a Kosmopolis/University for Humanistics Certificate in Human Development and Human Rights. Every summer students and activists from Indonesia, India, Uganda and the Netherlands discuss issues around tolerance and pluralism in the Pluralism Summer School. The 2009 Summer School has been organised by knowledge programme partner CRCS – Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Kosmopolis, University for Humanist Studies, the Netherlands.

The chosen participants:

The other participants are coming from the Netherland, India, and Uganda. This event has been holding by The Kosmopolis Institute of the University for Humanistic Studies in the Netherland, in cooperation with Hivos and its partner for Pluralism Knowledge Program in India, Indonesia and Uganda.

  1. Janneke van den Brand
  2. Jochum Damstrait
  3. Kevin Pijpers
  4. Ivana Prazic (PhD student, ICRS Yogyakarta)
  5. Ayuandini Sherria Puteri (Program Director of the Association for Critical Thinking, Indonesia)
  6. Pusvyta Sari (staff at the Foundation for Islamic and Social Studies, Indonesia)
  7. Annette Koops
  8. Jimmy Marcos Immanuel (MA Student, CRCS UGM, Indonesia)
  9. Dalil Saherman (staff at the National Commission on Violence against Women, Indonesia)
  10. Siti Habibah Jazila (staff at IHAP Institute for Women’s Right, Indonesia)
  11. Anthony Magezi
  12. Serene Kasim
  13. Tabitha Naisiko, Uganda
  14. Ambrose Kibuuka, Uganda

Lectures on Summer School:

  1. Prof. Henk Manschot (Director of Kosmopolis, University for Humanistics, the Netherlands)
  2. Prof. Caroline Suransky (Co Chair of the Promoting Pluralism Knowledge Programme, University for Humanistics, the Netherlands)
  3. Whitney Bauman, Ph.D
  4. Dr. Zainal Abidin Bagir (Director of Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies, Graduate School, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)


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