July 2016

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26
Jul
2016

Necessity over Norms: Evaluating Islamic Environmental Initiatives in Indonesia

Sofiah Jamil
Islamic environmentalism is defined as an environmentalism that is driven by Islamic ethics and jurisprudence. As part of a broader spectrum of faith-based environmentalism, Islamic environmentalism has been gaining momentum globally in recent years, particularly with an increasing visibility of...

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26
Jul
2016

‘A New Chapter for East Timorese Women’: Seeking Independence and Gender Equality in International Networks and Institutions

Hannah Loney (University of Melbourne) & Sarah Smith (Swinburne University)
In this seminar we examine East Timorese women’s engagement with international networks, institutions and organisations from the period of Indonesian occupation (1975-99), through to the post-occupation/independence era (2000-present). Throughout the Indonesian occupation, East Timorese women, both...

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29
Jul
2016

Women and Violent Extremism: Myth and Reality

Various speakers
What prompts a young, educated woman brought up in the West to run away to join fundamentalist society where the role of women is highly circumscribed? Until recently terrorism and the war on terrorism was considered very much a male province. In recent months, and especially since ISIS entered...

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