Despite the domination of major publishers, some writers have decided to self-publish their books, whilst others prefer to send their manuscripts to independent publishers. What are the main reason behind writers' decision to self-publish, or to choose the independent or major publisher?
Eight female writers read and discuss each other's works. This forum is organised by PERIOD, a project to promote critical thinking and values of diversity in literature.
Common Room was launched in 2017 as an initiative to get together and to talk about cultural and social differences, conflicts, disasters, and solidarity. A Japanese initiative called Kikigaki (to listen and to write) has been introduced to Indonesia as storytelling method in order to understand other people's life. (Sponsored by Matsui Glocal, The Japan Foundation, & Koalisi Seni Indonesia).
This book explains about Tasawuf in an easy way and promotes Islamic spiritualism in postive ways which in line with the principle of love, good deeds, and rationality.
How to develop critical thinking tradition among university students? John van Wyhe from NUS Singapore talks about critical thinking meaning, skills, and strategies. (Sponsored by British Council)
What can we learn from the increasing number of people who embracing Islamic life style in Indonesia and issues of the intolerance in past years? Haidar Bagir explores the phenomena and factors behind the trends. (Sponsored by Noura)
Butet Manurung and her friends have dedicated their life to teach the indegenous children in Jambi, Sumatra and the inspiring story was published and later on a feature film based on Butet's story was released in 2013, directed by Riri Riza. (Sponsored by Bekraf & Miles Films)
Menara Iqra Lt 5
A general lecture as a tribute to Prof. Sangkot Marzuki, a prominent Indonesian scientist.