Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives from the US and Indonesia

Prof. Mark Smith & Colleagues
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Odegaard 220
Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization Symposium Flyer
Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization Symposium

UW Southeast Asia Center, Asian Languages and Literature, and the Indonesian Consulate General invite you to a symposium:

Approaches to Religious Violence, Radicalism, and Deradicalization: Perspectives from the US and Indonesia

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Odegaard 220

Faith-based violence and extremism have increased in recent years around the world. This symposium approaches religious violence and extremism in the US and Indonesia from various perspectives, including globalization, policies, media, and culture. Methods to deradicalize and eradicate the issues will also be discussed.

Speakers
Muhammad Ali (UC Riverside, Religious Studies Department) Deradicalization and Disengagement Approaches against Extremist Violence in Contemporary and Pluralistic Indonesia

Gareth Barkin (University of Puget Sound, Anthropology and Asian Studies)
Commercial Islam in Indonesia: How television producers mediate religiosity among national audience

Tonny Pariela (University of Pattimura, Department of Sociology)
Inter-religious violence and pea! ce-making effort through the local awareness of “Katong Oran! g Basodara” (We are brothers) in Maluku, Indonesia

Mark Smith (UW, Department of Political Science)
The Trajectory of Violence in Christianity and Islam

James Wellman (UW, Comparative Religion Program)
A Theory of Religious Violence Across Time and Tradition

Muhammad Wildan (State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia)
The impact of globalization on Re-Islamization and the role of Islamic higher educations in re-mainstreaming Indonesian Muslims

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