Socio-political developments in the Nusantara region have again accentuated issues surrounding race and/or religion in their respective societies. Recent and forthcoming events in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore highlight tensions between different segments of society, which may have newer implications on social cohesion.
stratsea.com, in partnership with PAKAR and SeRVE Indonesia, will host a webinar to discuss the contemporary concerns of Malay/Muslim communities today – taking into account latest developments centering around Malaysia’s 15th General Election (GE15) and Indonesia’s General Election 2024 (Pemilihan Umum – Pemilu 2024), as well as the repeal of Section 377A in Singapore. It will discuss the perspectives of Malay/Muslim communities, political and religious authorities, and civil society in these events. It will also explore ways the Malay/Muslim communities can contribute to wider social cohesion in their respective multicultural contexts into the future.
Date: Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Time: 1400 hrs – 1530 hrs (Indonesia) or 1500 hrs – 1630 hrs (Malaysia and Singapore)
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Hamdi Muluk (UI), Dr. Hew Wai Weng (UKM), Dr. Walid Jumblatt Abdullah (NTU)
Moderator: Ms. Nur Diyanah Anwar (NIE/CENS, RSIS)
Meeting ID: 827 6603 9946