Menjemput Alice di Cengkareng

Saya lega.

Laki-laki di ujung telepon sana yang membuat saya lega setelah sempat dilanda panik.

Katanya, seorang wanita tua mendatanginya beberapa saat lalu. Wanita itu minta bantuan untuk menghubungi nomor telepon saya yang ada di buku catatannya. Menjelang tengah malam di Terminal 2 Bandara Soekarno-Hatta. Bulan Maret 2010.

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Hawaii, Night and Hula (2008)

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2008 Indonesian Cultural Night with Mr. Kusmayanto Kadiman

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King of Hawaii Kamehameha I

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Protest on Global Warming at UHM (2008)

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Oahu, Hawaii, Blue (2007)

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Violence, Identity, and Religion

What is seen as violence whether it is based on the identity or religious issues has been created throughout the history and mostly has been used by the political elites to strengthen their influence on the society.Continue reading “Violence, Identity, and Religion”

Tetsuo Harano yang Memotong Ko’olau

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SEPASANG Tetsuo Harano memotong rangkaian pegunungan Ko’olau di tengah Pulau Oahu, Hawaii. Berada pada jalur Interstate H-3, kedua terowongan sepanjang 1,5 km ini menghubungkan Kaneohe dengan Interstate H-1 di Hālawa, dekat Pearl Harbor.Continue reading “Tetsuo Harano yang Memotong Ko’olau”

The Future of Muslim’s State: Di Antara Dua Ekstrem

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Pendekar-pendekar Besi Nusantara

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[Diangkat dari Disertasi Stanley Ann Dunham, Peasant Blacksmithing in Indonesia: Surviving and Thriving Against all Odds, diterbikan Mizan, 2008]

Kata Pengantar oleh: Teguh Santosa

Mahasiswa University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM),
Student Affiliate East West Center (EWC)

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After Two Years

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Interdisciplinary Symposium on Muslim Asia

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Interdisciplinary Symposium on Muslim Asia
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
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Impeach and Prosecute: Jay S. Bybee

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2009 Spring Ho’opuka

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Obama, 100 Hari Pertama

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Resisting Fundamentalism: Perspective from an Indonesia Journalist

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Abstract: Political Islam One Decade after the fall of Soeharto

THE fall of Soeharto in May 1998 fundamentally changed both the political structure and the political culture within Indonesia.Continue reading “Abstract: Political Islam One Decade after the fall of Soeharto”

Ethnicity and Violence

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ETHNICITY commonly speaking is seen as the most major sources of conflict within society. Nevertheless, many studies find that ethnicity is not!Continue reading “Ethnicity and Violence”

2009 East West Fest: Foto 3

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2009 East West Fest: Foto 2

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From Tahitian Hula to Indonesian Angklung: 2009 East West Fest

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Nasionalisme, Lagi

NATIONALISM is one of significant subjects and debates in the real politics.Continue reading “Nasionalisme, Lagi”

Coretan Dinding yang Terpojok di Tempat Sampah: Pemilu 2009

JUMLAH pemilih yang memberikan suara dalam sebuah pemilihan umum bukan satu-satunya indikator DEMOKRASI.Continue reading “Coretan Dinding yang Terpojok di Tempat Sampah: Pemilu 2009”

Meeting with the US Ambassador for the FSM

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Question on Resistance and Hegemony

JAMES C. Scott’s Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcript deals with conflicting circumstances between the powerful and powerless group, between colonizer and colonized people, between the rulers and the ruled.Continue reading “Question on Resistance and Hegemony”

Indonesian Political Islam: One Decade After the fall of Soeharto

THE fall of Soeharto in May 1998 and the decline of authoritarian regime in Indonesia followed by people’s great enthusiasm for democracy has gradually and in a sense almost extremely changed both of the country’s political structure and culture.Continue reading “Indonesian Political Islam: One Decade After the fall of Soeharto”

Reflection on Micronesia Election

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DIMUAT pertama kali di blog East West Center.Continue reading “Reflection on Micronesia Election”

Panci Pun Dipukuli untuk Menentang Obama

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KEPUTUSAN Presiden Amerika Serikat Barack Hussein Obama memperkuat pasukan AS di Afghanistan ditentang kelompok anti-perang.Continue reading “Panci Pun Dipukuli untuk Menentang Obama”

Imagined Community, Imagined Study

INDONESIAN study was directly and indirectly shaped by dynamic of the conflict between the West-capitalist and East-communist blocks throughout the Cold War drama.Continue reading “Imagined Community, Imagined Study”