Prof. Dr. Phil. I Ketut Ardhana, M.A.
Widya Kerthi Educational Foundation
Prof. Dr. phil. I Ketut Ardhana, M.A. is a professor in Udayana University. He is also the Head of S3 Cultural Studies and the Head of Yayasan Pendidikan Widya Kerthi. His bachelor degree was taken in Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada in 1980-1985 with the thesis title of “Perkembangan Muhammadiyah di Bali 1934-1968” (The Development of Muhammadiyah in Bali 1934-1968). His master degree was taken in Asian Center, Faculty of Asian Studies, National University (ANU) Canberra, Australia in 1992-1994 with his thesis title about “Balinese Puri in Historical Perspectives: The Role of Puri Satria and Puri Pamacutan in Political and Social Changes 1906-1950”. And his doctoral degree was taken in Philosophische Fakultat(Faculty of Philosophy), Universitat Passau, Germany in 1996-2000 with his dissertation of “Nusa Tenggara nach Einrichtung der Kolonial Herrschaft (Nusa Tenggara Arrangement during the Colonial Period 1915-1950).
Prof. Dr. Phil. Al Makin, S.Ag., M.A.
State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga
Prof. Dr. Al Makin is a Rector of State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga. Prof. Al Makin’s research interest is Islamic Studies, Sociology and Multiculturalism. He obtained his Master Degree from McGill University and Doctoral Degree from Heidelberg University. Prof. Al Makin published some well-known academic articles and books such as New Religious Movements and Islam (2020), Membela yang Lemah demi Bangsa dan Ilmu (2019), Plurality, Theology, Patriotism: Critical Insights into Indonesia and Islam (2017), Challenging Islamic Orthodoxy, the Accounts of Lia Eden and Other Prophets in Indonesia (2016).
Ir. Henry Feriadi, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Duta Wacana Christian University
Designing Sustainable Cities
Ir. Henry Feriadi, M.Sc., Ph.D. is a Rector of Duta Wacana Christian University, Yogyakarta. Dr. Henry obtained his Master and Doctoral Degree from National University of Singapore. His main research interest is architecture and actively write some articles about sustainable development such as Comparative Study of the Impacts and Best Practices of Green Building Rating Systems in Asia (2018) and Present and Future Challenges in Urban Resiliency and Sustainability of the Cities in Southeast Asia (2017).
Prof. Dr. Drh. I Made Damriyasa
Universitas Hindu Indonesia
Prof. Dr. Drh. I Made Damriyasa is the Rector of Universitas Hindu Indonesia (UNHI) and the Coordinator of Bali Provincial Expert Team in the Development Program. He began his career as a scientist and lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Clinical Pathology and Parasitology) Udayana University from 1988 – 1993. Then, he became the senior lecturer at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Clinical Pathology and Parasitology) Udayana University from 1994. He was also the Vice Rector for Academic Affair, Udayana University Bali from 2013 – 2017. He got his bachelor degree in veterinarian (DVM). Veterinary Faculty at the Airlangga University Surabaya in 1987. His master degree in the postgraduate study of medicine (biochemistry); Magister Degree at the Airlangga in 1993. In 2001, he got his Dr. med. Vet. Degree (“magna cum laude”) in Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany. He continued his post-doctoral in Institute for Parasitology Justus Liebig University Giessen Germany (2005 – 2006).
Andre Van Eymeren
Centre for Building Better Communities
Flourishing People, Flourishing Places
Andre van Eymeren is an experienced consultant, trainer, and practitioner in community development. For the past 20 years, he has worked with different communities around Australia, predominantly in lower socio-economic areas. Andre has extensive experience working alongside local governments, schools, faith groups and the not for profit sector. His work has included community research, organisational reviews, planning and network facilitation, the co-creation of a rooming house accord and report into rooming houses, broadcasting on radio, helping to organise community wide celebrations, starting two not for profits aimed at improving local and broader communities, teaching on community development. Andre is also a PhD student focussing on models for building social infrastructure in cities, where people can thrive and flourish. Andre lives on a mixed tenure housing estate in Fitzroy, an inner-city suburb of Melbourne with his wife Amy and their son Josh.
Choerunisa Noor Syahid
Indonesian Institute of Sciences
Sustainable Cities in the Netherlands
Choerunisa Noor Syahid S.Sos., M.Sc. studied at the Universitas Indonesia, Depok (September 2002 - August 2007). She graduated as Sarjana Sosial in Anthropology. Her bachelor thesis is about “Jangan Panggil Saya Jablay: Sebuah Negosiasi Seksual dalam Pelacuran Terselubung di Kelurahan Setu, Kecamatan Cipayung, Jakarta Timur" (Do not call me Gay: A Sexual Negotiation in a Hidden Prostitution in Setu, Cipayung, East Jakarta). She took her master degree in Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands [October 2010 - September 2011] as Master of Science (M. Sc) in Urban Management and Development Studies with specialization on Urban Regional Development Strategist. Her thesis topic is “Regulation vs Reality: Analysis about Companies Interpretation of CSR Policy in Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) Project, Merauke, Indonesia”.
Diane Butler, Ph.D.
International Foundation for Dharma Nature Time
Intangible Cultural Heritage, Resilience, and Adaptive Capacity
Diane Butler, Ph.D. is a dance-movement artist, teacher and cultural program director who has collaborated with traditional and contemporary artists from varied cultures and faiths in the Americas, Europe and Asia for over 35 years and since 2001 has resided in the villages of Bedulu and Tejakula in Bali, Indonesia. In 2001, together with Suprapto Suryodarmo – she co-founded Dharma Nature Time, a cooperative international foundation with members in 8 nations that carry out activities to support interculture in cultural environments through sharing in the arts, religiosity and nature. In 2009, Dharma Nature Time was granted roster consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Diane is also an alumna of the 2011 United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Session on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites held in Japan. She holds a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School; MALS in Dance & Culture from Wesleyan University; is the first foreign scholar to earn a Ph.D. in Kajian Budaya (Cultural Studies) from Universitas Udayana, Bali and in 2014 was appointed by the Rector as a volunteer Associate Professor in that program.
Prof. Dr. Michael Northcott
Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies
Public Health and Environmental Justice in Yogyakarta in the Time of COVID-19
Michael Northcott is Professor of Religion and Ecology at the Indonesian Consortium of Religious Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2019-), and Emeritus Professor of Ethics in the University of Edinburgh (2018-). He was Guest Professor at the University of Heidelberg in 2018. From 2013 to 2016 Michael was PI of a large grant from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and led an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Edinburgh who investigated the temporal, political and ethical frames of faith-based environmental activists in the UK and the USA, focusing especially on Eco-congregations Scotland.
Putu Yosia Yogiartha
Protestant Christian Church in Bali
Balinese Christian Response to Public Health Crisis
Putu Yosia Yogi Artha is the leader of Christian Ministry Conference (Musyawarah Pelayanan Umat Kristen / MPUK) in Buleleng regency. He is a Pastor in the Protestant Church in Bali.
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD)
Disability, Pandemic, and Urban Space
She is an activist, together with her organization named OHANA (Organisasi Harapan Nusantara), advocates for the human rights of persons with disabilities for shifting understanding about disabilities to ensure that persons with disabilities are treated as full and equal members of Indonesian society. Currently, she is one of the Committee Member of United Nation of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for 2019-2022.
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