Yale Indonesia Forum 2008-2009

Graduate Student Coordinators 2008-09:
Kevin Fogg
(History), Kevin Ko (History), Richard Payne (Anthropology),
Frank Dhont
(History)- in Indonesia

Affiliate Coordinator, YIF Alumni
Thomas Conners
(Max Planck Inst)

Faculty Advisor
Indriyo Sukmono


July 18-19, 2008
- Atma Jaya University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
YIF: 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Co-sponsors: -Yale University& Atma Jaya University
"Towards an Inclusive Democratic Indonesian Society: Bridging the Gap Between State Uniformity and Multicultural Identity Patterns."
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October 7

"LUMPUR"

RESEARCH DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
Discussion with Producer, Phoebe Clarke, Calhoun College, Yale
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October 18
- Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
CIA-YIF STUDENT CELEBRATION AND CONFERENCE, Part I

Yale and Cornell Indonesian Studies groups celebrate
The 80th Anniversary of Students' Pledge (Sumpah Pemuda)
and assess the state and direction of Indonesian Studies

November 7
"An Overview of Indonesia's Electoral and Democratic Developments"

DISCUSSION AND COFFEE
a delegation of U.S. November Election observers from Indonesia's General Election Commissioners (KPU), and Adam Schmidt, Indonesia Director for IFES
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November 19

"Indonesia in the World Political System"

Ambassador R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, Member U.N. Security Council, Mission of Indonesia
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January 26
"Papua Special Autonomy: Challenges and Prospects"
Elisabeth Vience Tebay, Cendrawisih University

February 7
CIA-YIF STUDENT CELEBRATION AND CONFERENCE, Part II

Yale and Cornell Indonesian Studies groups continue their collaboration to celebrate The 80th Anniversary of Students' Pledge (Sumpah Pemuda) and assess the state and direction of Indonesian Studies
>Program information

February 11
"40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy"

FILM SCREENING
with filmmaker, Robert Lemelson
co-hosted with the Genocide Studies Program at Yale
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February 27
Pre-Conference Workshop (See April 4, below)

Dialog with ACHMAD MUNJID
PhD Candidate, Religion Department, Temple University; President of Nahdhatul Ulama Community in North America;Associate at the Dialogue Institute, Temple University

March 5
Pre-Conference Workshop (See April 4, below)

Dialog with REV. DR. BATARA SIHOMBING MTh.
Director of Postgraduate Studies, Abdi Sabda Seminary, The Batak Church, Huria Kristen Indonesia, Pematangsiantar, North Sumatra

April 4, 2009
"INTERRELIGIOUS RELATIONS IN INDONESIA"

YALE INDONESIA FORUM SPRING CONFERENCE
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