Objective of the workshop:
To observe the voluntary travel of Bugis Muslims (for this specific workshop, we include Buginese, Makassarese, Mandarese, and Torajanese) in the Malay-Indonesian archipelago and their contribution to Islamic dissemination; and to explore how Islamic teachings are spread through institutions, organizations, or religious learning clubs.
Why did the Bugis (Muslims) leave their land of birth/origin?
How do Bugis (Muslims) mobilize themselves and struggle to be accepted in their new land?
How are Islamic teachings propagated by Bugis people (internally and externally)?
While historical analysis is valuable, reference should also be made within the framework of Islamic education (formal and informal) in the 20th century the Malay-Indonesian archipelago.
Theme addressed but not limited to:
Bugis Islamic learning institutions, organizations, and clubs, in the Malay-Indonesian archipelago.
Bugis peripatetic scholars and their influence on Islamic learning in the 20th century.
Bugis Muslim kingdoms, courts, and institutions, and their significance to this date in the Malay-Indonesian archipelago: Continuity and change.
Bugis scripts, I La Galigo the Lontara, and their Islamic characteristics: from a modern perspective on religious sources.
The spread of Pesantren Hidayatullah and Darud Dakwah wal Irsyad (DDI) in the Malay-Indonesian archipelago.
The spread of Bugis Muslim laborers, farmers, and traders in the Malay-Indonesian archipelago.
The Bugis Muslims in the contemporary Islamic political struggle for power in Jakarta.
The Bugis Islamic Educational System during the DII/TII period and after the demise of the latter.
Dr. Andi Faisal Bakti
International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)
With the contribution of the IAIN-Makassar, the host institution
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