Sharing Identity and Religious Tradition:
Islam and other factors in South East Asia
Religion, and religious tradition, has become part of South East Asia’s life and history. What is more is that religion is a crucial factor in the society’s changes in the region from colonial time to the current globalization era.
In other words, the role of religion still continues in the people’s societal life and politics down to globalization era. There are many questions can be raised with regard to the issues surrounding Islam, society, and politics of identity in the region, such as how the religion survives in the changing society.
In its fiftieth anniversary, the International Journal of Islamic Studies Al Jamiah, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Yogyakarta invites you to submit an abstract about studies and researches related to the theme above. Approaches and theories, seen from historical, philosophical, sociological, anthropological, political perspectives, and other disciplines, pertinent to the studies of Islam with other factors in the region are welcomed. The themes as follows are welcome:
-Issues related to Islamic tradition and Identity in one of the countries in South East Asia
-History of Islam in the region
-Islamic movements, studies of radical or liberal groups in the region
-Islam and other religions, Muslims and other people with different faiths, interfaith dialogue, conflict, or conflict resolutions
-Researches on the current Islam
-Islam and literature
The abstract should be submitted no later than 25 November 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The seminar will be held on 15-16 December 2012.
To participate in the conference please contact editor at the above email address. Limited to 20 participants and early birds registration applied.
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