Tuesday, 25 July 2017, Nowadays Indonesia is the realization of a long and challenging historical process. In that environment, Indonesian individuals and groups, as well as Indonesian society and leadership, must make decisions on a daily basis regarding how to meet these challenges based on their norms and values.
He way these values and standards are played out in society with others who hold their rules and values has created the middle ground of interaction that Indonesia holds a balance of power, a middle ground or meeting place for deliberation (Musyawarah) and consensus building (Mufakat) regarding the differences and diversities that make Indonesia exceptional.
The 10th IIF conference will look at morals and values on the scales of Indonesian individuals, groups, society, government organizations, and even the nation in realizing and protecting Indonesia as a country and nation, as well as the ability of individuals, groups, and society to interact with deliberation and consensus building. We welcome the contributions of scholars working on various aspects related to this broad topic of values and morals in the middle ground of discussion and consensus to the 10th International Indonesia Forum, which will be held in Yogyakarta at the Jusuf Kalla School of Government, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, from 25 to 26 July 2017.
We therefore again invite experts and scholars from all disciplines to gather for the 10th International Indonesia Forum Conference, with the theme “Indonesian Exceptionalism: Values and Morals of the Middle Ground,” at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta.