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Islam and the Future of Democracy in Indonesia

Islam and the Future of Democracy in Indonesia

A public lecture by M. Din Syamsuddin, President of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia's largest modernist social and educational organization

Monday, May 01, 2006
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Royce Hall 362
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. M. Din Syamsuddin is president of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia’s largest modernist Muslim social and educational organization; vice general chair of the Indonesian Ulama Council; professor of Islamic political thought at the National Islamic University in Jakarta; and president of the Asian Conference on Religion for Peace, based in Tokyo.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles and is author of Islam and Politics in the New Order Era (2000) and Religious Ethics to Build Civil Society (2001).


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies