Post Tagged with: "indonesia"

LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

The Komodo dragon is no pushover; the reptile, native to Indonesia, is as fearsome as its name sounds exotic. Komodo dragons wrestle with each other as fiercely as they do tenaciously. They are enormously strong and can inflict disastrous wounds on each other. But the losers in such bouts are[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NATALIE ISÉ FOR THE HOYA Bernard Adeney-Risakotta urged both Western and Indonesian scholars to look beyond the rise radical Islam and into elements of Indonesia's secular society at an event in the Intercultural Center Oct. 2.

Indonesian Professor Predicts Growth of Indonesia’s Influence on Islam

Indonesia has the potential to become a leader in the global Islamic community, University professor of Indonesian society and culture Bernard Adeney-Risakotta said at an event Oct. 2 in the Intercultural Center. The discussion, hosted by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, centered on religion and democracy[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Between Bali and Me: Biracial Blessings

Between Bali and Me: Biracial Blessings

Borobudur Temple in Yogyakarta, Java, was the first place I’ve been in the world where my racial ambiguity was ignored instead of being questioned. My friends and I visited the Borobudur Temple compounds, the world’s largest Buddhist temple, in central Java on an overcast and humid day. Built in the[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Between Bali and Me: Friendly Strangers

Between Bali and Me: Friendly Strangers

To know a place is to know its people. Unfortunately, my imagination conjured an image of Bali, Indonesia, as a crowded, westernized beach scene swarming with perfect “Instagrammable” moments. I must admit that lounging on the beach, getting cheap massages and eating delectable, inexpensive food sounded incredibly appealing for a[Read More…]

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide