International Conference "Islam and Human Rights: Theories and Practices in Contemporary Indonesia"

The Center for Islamic Studies, Indonesian Islamic University announces a call for papers for the conference. Scholars, researchers, activists and postgraduate students are encouraged to submit their papers to the organizer. Deadline: 15 February
By: M. Latif Fauzi
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Jan. 13, 2012 - PRLog -- Call for Papers
International Conference
Islam and Human Rights: Theories and Practices in Contemporary Indonesia
Yogyakarta, 6-8 March 2012

Pusat Studi Islam-Universitas Islam Indonesia (PSI-UII) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the international conference on Islam and Human Rights: Theories and Practices in Contemporary Indonesia and invites submission of papers exploring any of the following related topics of the conference:
   Theological basis referring to the study of various Islamic thoughts with regard to the (in)compatibility between human rights and Islam. Reading classical texts and modern lights are highly welcome.
   Controversial issues focusing on heated debates on the concept and application of human rights in the Muslim world, such as interreligious marriage, freedom of religion (apostasy), religious blasphemies and defamations, religious violence and intolerance, minorities, and women position. Presenting data from fieldworks and deep analysis on the current situation are priorities of the topic.
   Government policies and legal practices looking at the implementation of human rights through official instruments in the Muslim world and deeply analyzing the political attitude of state and legal practices concerning human rights, with a special reference to Indonesian cases.

Paper submission
The conference invites the submission of 4000-6000 words papers (either in Bahasa or English) and a short CV to due by 15 February 2012.
Official notification of accepted papers will be on 20 February 2012.

Financial support
Reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation during the conference will be available.

Selected papers will be published as the conference proceeding.
For detailed information of the conference please visit
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