First UCLA Indonesian Studies Graduate Student Conference, Day 1
Theme: "Community, Identity, Change"
Friday, April 17, 2009
8:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Michael L. Ross, Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Livia Iskandar, PULIH Center for Trauma Recovery and Psychosocial Intervention Indonesia
Panel 1: Crafting and Contesting Identities
Panel 2: Conflict and Violence
|4:15-5:45|| Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker/Director Robert Lemelson
“40 Years of Silence: an Indonesian Tragedy”
This conference is sponsored by the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program, which was created in 2008 through a generous grant from Robert Lemelson. The Indonesian Studies Program is part of UCLA's Center for Southeast Asian Studies, and is designed to support the study of Indonesia by UCLA graduate students and faculty through conferences, faculty lectures, and graduate fellowships.
Robert Lemelson, Ph.D., is an anthropologist who received his M.A. from the University of Chicago, and his doctorate from the UCLA Department of Anthropology. He is currently a research anthropologist at the Semel Institute of Neurosciences at UCLA, and lecturer in the Depts of Anthropology and Psychology. He is also the president and founder of The Foundation for Psychocultural Research, a non-profit research foundation supporting research and training in the neurosciences and social sciences, and the director of Elemental Productions, a ethnographic documentary film production company.
Cost: Free and open to the public.
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Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies