Hefner to focus on future of Indonesia, Feb. 18
Posted February 14, 2002; 04:37 p.m.
Robert Hefner, professor of anthropology at Boston University, will give a lecture on "Religious Violence and the Future of Indonesia" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in Bowl 2, Robertson Hall.
Hefner is the associate director of the Institute for the Study of Economic Culture and a research associate at the Institute for Religion and World Affairs at Boston University. He is the editor of "The Politics of Multiculturalism: Pluralism and Citizenship in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia" (2001) and the author of "Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia" (2000), "The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History" (1990) and "Hindu Javanese: Tengger Tradition and Islam" (1985).
This event is part of the Southeast Asia Lecture Series and is sponsored by the Center of International Studies , the Department of Politics , the Council on Regional Studies, the Southeast Asia Students Organization , Foreign Policy in Focus and the International Center .
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601