Intolerance, elections and primordialism in Indonesia: beyond the Ahok case

Indonesia Study Group

Speaker

Sandra Hamid, The Asia Foundation Indonesia, and Visiting Scholar, University of Melbourne.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017 - 12:30 to 14:00

Indonesia was built on the premise of pluralism, as enshrined in the state ideology, Pancasila. Partly as a result of this constitutional foundation, Indonesian Islam has conventionally been viewed by outsiders and citizens alike as inclusive and moderate. However, tension over the relationship between religion and the state has always been present, with the level of these tensions rising and falling during critical junctures in the country’s history.

Find flyers, registration, and complete event details at https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/9542/intolerance-elections-and-primordialism-indonesia-beyond-ahok-case

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