Call for Papers, 2nd Announcement: The First International Graduate Student Conference on Indonesia 2009 (New)
Academy Professorship Indonesia in Social Sciences & Humanities and The Graduate School of Gadjah Mada University Will organize:The First International Graduate Student Conference on Indonesia 1 – 4 December 2009, Venue: Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
“(Re)Considering Contemporary Indonesia:
Striving for Democracy, Sustainability, and Prosperity, A Multidisciplinary Perspective"
(history, philosophy, law/legal aspect, social, culture, language, literature, religion/beliefs, environment, politics, democracy/human right, education, economics, management, agriculture, health, international relations, media studies, arts, gender issues, and others)
We are inviting Graduate Students working on Indonesian issues to participate in the conference by submitting their abstracts / papers in relation with the theme. [selengkapnya...]
Annual Report of API-Social Sciences and Humanities 2006/07
Following my surprise of the final decision of the API committee to select me as their first API professor in social sciences & humanities in early August 2006, I was looking forward to receiving the official letter that would arrive in one week time as promised by the API Secretary (The Director of KITLV-Jakarta). [selengkapnya...]
The Launching of Academy Professorship Indonesia Program at Gadjah Mada University
On the 21st of February 2007, the Academy Professorship Indonesia in Social Sciences and Humanities was officially launched at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. [selengkapnya...]
AIPI President-Speech Launching: Helping to Shape the Future
It was on August 3, last year, when the KNAW-AIPI International Committee on the selection of nominee met here in Yogyakarta a very thoughtful, not to say provocative, question was raised: What kind of professorship do you want?. We were then confronted rightly by the seemingly trivial question. [selengkapnya...]
Speech API Launching: Menuju Paradigma Baru Pembangunan di Indonesia?
To reach the overall objectives of the Academy Professorship Indonesia by also considering the recent conditions of the Indonesian academic culture, in particular the social sciences and humanities, I argue that two main things have to be seriously addressed. Firstly, there is an urgent need to improve the academic quality and capability of young Indonesian scholars in social science and humanities despite some drawbacks and constraints they face. [selengkapnya...]