Including essays reflecting on the suicide bombings that occurred in Surabaya in mid-May.
Muslim-Buddhist relations, indigenous religions in Indonesia, and more in the July issue of the CRCS newsletter.
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Check out the recently released Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (Gadjah Mada University) May 2017 newsletter!
This week’s bookshelf spotlights new releases on Islam in Indonesia including titles highlighting the intersections with politics, history, gender, and cinema.
Learn more about the new undergraduate Certificate in Islamic Studies at the University of Hawai’i, Mānoa!
Check out some new releases on Indonesia spotlighting its political and economic systems and the state of Indonesian studies as a field.
Wadjda—the first full-length feature film to be made entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first feature from the female director Haifaa Al-Mansour—turns a little girl’s quest to earn the money for her own bicycle into a poignant fable about growing up female (and growing up, period) in a place where women’s autonomy is severely restricted.
A talk and film screening led by discussant Professor Pawit Mahasarinand at Shangri La.
The Islamic Society at UH and the EWC Participants Association are hosting a night of food, poetry recitals, open mic, and a performance by the local Sufi group.