International Symposium on Religious Life (ISRL) 2018

Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS)

Day 1
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Arrival of the participants

14:00 – 00:00 Registration, Hotel Room Check-in & Seminar Kit Distribution

19:00 – 20:30 Welcoming Dinner with Host

Day 2
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:00
Opening Ceremony
Introductory Remark by MC
"Indonesia Raya" Anthem
Cultural Performance
Video Showing

Welcoming Speech
Abdurrahman Mas'ud, Head of Agency for R&D and Training
Ministry of Religious Affairs

Keynote Speech
H.E. H. Lukman Hakim Saifuddin, Minister of Religious Affairs,
Republic of Indonesia

Followed by Press Conference with the Minister

10:00 – 12:00
Plenary Session I
"Freedom of Religion/Belief and Human Dignity for Everyone, Everywhere"

Speakers:
1. Jan Figel, EU Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion and Beliefs
2. Siti Ruhayni, Presidential Staff for International Communication and Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC)
3. Paul Marshall, Baylor University and Hudson Institute
4. Abd. Mas'ud, Ministry of Religious Affairs
Moderator: Dicky Sofjan, ICRS

12:00 – 13.00 Lunch & Prayer

13:00 – 15:00
Plenary Session II
"Religious Life and the Contemporary Challenges of Post-Modernism"
Speakers:
1. Mohyuddin Hashmi, Allamah Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad, Pakistan
2. Obiora Ike, Globethics.net, Geneva, Switzerland
3. Yo Nonaka, Keio University, Japan
4. Riri Khariroh, National Commision on Women, Fatayat Nahdlatu Ulama
Moderator: Muhammad Adlin Sila, Ministry of Religious Affairs

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 – 17:15
Plenary Session III
"Religious Expression and Its Sociopolitical Implications"
Speakers:
1. Amitha Santiago, Bishop Cotton Women's Christian College, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
2. Ketut Ardhana, Merthi Kerti and Hindu University of Indonesia (UNHI), Bali
3. Hisanori Kato, Chuo University, Japan
4. Ventzeslav Sabev, Geneva Spiritual Appeal, Switzerland
5. Aminuddin Hassan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Moderator: Siti Syamsiyatun, ICRS

18:00 – 19:30 Dinner at Restaurant

19:30 – 21:30
Special Session
Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA)

This is an expose of the research conducted by the MORA's Research, Development and Training. Coffee will be provided for attendees!

21:00 - ADJOURN

Day 3
Thursday, November 8, 2018

06:00 – 08:15 Breakfast

08:15 – 10:15
Parallel Session 1
Presentation for Paper Presenters (more detail soon)
Venue: Merapi Room 8th Floor, Meeting Room 2nd Floor, Ball Room

10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 - 12:15
Parallel Session 2
Presentation for Paper Presenters (more detail soon)
Venue: Merapi Room 8th Floor, Meeting Room 2nd Floor, Ball Room

12:15 – 13.15 Lunch & Prayer

13.15– 15:15
Parallel Session 3
Presentation for Paper Presenters (more detail soon)
Venue: Merapi Room 8th Floor, Meeting Room 2nd Floor, Ball Room

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:30
Parallel Session 4
Presentation for Paper Presenters (more detail soon)
Venue: Merapi Room 8th Floor, Meeting Room 2nd Floor, Ball Room

18:30 – 19:30 Dinner at Restaurant

19:30 – 21:30
Movie Screening & Discussion "Pengantin" (Noor Huda Ismail)

21:00 – ADJOURN

Day 4
Friday, November 9, 2018

06:00 – 08:00 Breakfast

08:00 – 10:00
Special Session (ALL are welcome)
"The State and Direction of Book/Journal Publications on Religion"

Speakers:
1. Dicky Sofjan, ICRS and IJIIS
2. Obiora Ike, Globethics.net, Geneva, Switzerland
3. Almakin, Al-Jami'ah, Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga
4. Mark Woodward, Arizona State University
Moderator: Wening Udasmoro, Universitas Gadjah Mada

10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 - 12:15
Closing Ceremony
Closing Recap
Closing Speech
Interfaith Prayer by Religious Leaders

12:15 – 13.15 Lunch & Prayer

13.15– 15:15 Check-out

15:15 – 15:30 Departure of Participants

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