Call for Applications for Indonesia Fact-Finding Trip, October 2017

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Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact-finding trip (site visit) to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, during the week of October 16, 2017. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to religion in Indonesian politics and society. Topics of conversation may include: Islam in politics, religious extremism, tolerance and pluralism, civil rights, gender equality, and populism in Asia and the West.

Eligibility:

  • Citizen of the United States or from one of the following in East Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam;
  • A student or a professional under 40 years of age;
  • Able to travel to Indonesia during the week of Oct. 16, 2017;
  • Students must identify a professor who can oversee their research project;
  • Have a demonstrated interest in Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and/or religion in politics;
  • English proficiency.

Send a CV and letter of interest (1,000 words or less) to Amanda Ghanooni (AGhanooni@cceia.org) by March 1, 2017.

Please visit http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/news/announcements/434 for more information.

PHOTO: Prambanan Temple. CREDIT: Martijn Barendse (CC)

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