List of selected papers to be presented at the Second Biennale International Conference of PCINU Belanda
“Seeking the Middle Path (Al-wasaṭiyya): Articulations of Moderate Islam”
Weds, 19 june 2019 at Radboud University, Nijmegen

Panel 1:
Globalization and the reality between respecting tradition and living in, also contributing to the modern world – In the Context of Islam in Europe; Muslim integration, Citizenship, and Human Right

Convener: Dr. Martijn de Koning

  1. Maria Inggrid Nabubhoga
    Radboud University
    “I saw Islam but no Muslims”: Perceptions of Indonesian Muslims on Religion and Modernity in the Netherlands
  2. Murry Darmoko
    Bhayangkara University, Surabaya
    LGBT between Jihad and Sharia: Can Islam Nusantara Solve This Problem?
  3. Ina ter Avest, Alper Alasag, and Ömer Gürlesin
    I-UA Amsterdam
    ‘Prevention of Radicalization of Muslim youngsters; an inventory of emotional commitments to the Dutch plural society’.
  4. Ömer Faruk Gürlesin
    Multi-voiced-ness of religious identity: inner conflicts between extremist and moderate voices in ones society of mind. The sample of Dutch Turkish Muslims in the Netherlands
  5. Chairul Fahmi
    Ar Raniry State Islamic University
    Islamic State and the Dutch Colonialism: a historical review of Snouck Hurgronje Thought on Islam society in Aceh
  6. Karim
    University of Amsterdam
    Localizing Jihad, Globalizing Jimat: Banser and Jamaah Maiyah in a Global Village
  7. Ahmad Sidqi
    PCINU Turkey
    Islam and Religious Experience; Fertilization Between West and East Cultural Values in Globalization


Panel 2:
The relevance of ‘Islam Nusantara’ in the Manifestation of Al-wasaṭiyya

Convener: Prof. Dr.Nico Kaptein and dr. Roel Meijer

  1. Syamsul Bahri
    Shari'a College of Nahdlatul Ulama Aceh
    The Issue of Islam Nusantara and The Responses of Aceh Young Activists
  2. Kasan Bisri
    Walisongo State Islamic University
    Dialogizing Hadith with Locality: An Effort to Build Wasathiyya Islam
  3. Abdul Mustaqim
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    The Contribution of KH Sholeh Darat’s Thought in Affirming Moderate Islam (Islam Wasathiya) in Nusantara.
  4. Florian Pohl and Afnan Anshori
    Oxford College of Emory University and Walisongo State Islamic University
    Moderate Islam in State Islamic Higher Education: Conceptualizing Religious Diversity in the Study of Religion (Studi Agama-Agama)
  5. Saifuddin Zuhri Qudsy
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    Ashabal Jawiyyin and the Transmission of Hadith in Nusantara
  6. Hamdani
    Discourse of Wasatiyya among Defenders of Islam Nusantara: (Non-structural Nahdliyyin Movement at the Grass-root Level)
  7. Lutfianto
    Postgraduate of UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta
    Wayang Kekayon Khalifah Yogyakarta: Delivering Islam in Nusantara with Different Ways
  8. Zainal Abidin and Rifa Tsamratus Sa'adah
    UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
    KH. Ahmad Sanusi’s Perspective on Sunni Sufism (The Study of Siraj al-Adzkiya fi Tarjamah al-Azkiya)
  9. Noor Hasanah
    Al Wasatiyya in banjarese Culture: A Historical Study of Arsyad Al Banjari's Dawa Method
  10. Basri
    Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University
    Reassertion of Newly Islamic Conservativism and the Threat of Moderation in Contemporary Indonesia
  11. Luluk Nadiyatun Nadziroh
    Pondok Pesantren Thoriqotun Najah
    Integration between Self Control and Wasatiyyatil Islam fil Akhlaq
  12. M Nur Prabowo S & M Saifullah Rahman
    Indonesian Institute of Science
    Moderate Toleration in Nahdlatul Ulama: Tradition and Future Trajectory
  13. Ahmad Suaedy
    Ombudsman RI
    Islam Nusantara as The Basis of Bineka Citizenship: The Case of Papua Conflict Resolution in Gus Dur Presidential Era, 1999-2001
  14. Umi Sumbulah
    Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University
    The Dynamics of Interaction and Patterns of Interreligious Family: Best Practice of Religious Moderation in Indonesia
  15. James Hoesterey
    Associate Professor Department of Religion, Emory University
    Public Diplomacy on the Global Stage: The Soft Power of Indonesia’s Islam Wasatiyyah


Panel 3:
The Identification of Al-wasaṭiyya – In the Implementation of Curbing and Combating Radicalism

Convener: Prof Robert Setio

  1. Akrimi Matswah
    Orientalisches Seminar Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
    A Reconstructive Effort to the Concept of Jihad: A Study of Quranic Verses on Rewards for Martyrs
  2. Moch. Syarif Hidayatullah
    Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University
    Cyber Islam in Indonesia: Platform, Expression, Ideology, and Content
  3. Muhammad Khalid Abdul Azis and Fahruddin Anshori
    State University of Malang
    Challenging Islamic Radicalism: The Dynamics of Indonesian Comics Affiliated to Nahdlatul Ulama as an Alternative Counter-Propaganda Media
  4. Muhammad Itsbatul Haq
    Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University
    Tasawwuf Islam (Sufism) as the Basis for Internalizing Humanist Character of Indonesian Muslims (A Case Study of Pesantren in Yogyakarta and Madura)
  5. Darwis and Abdulloh Hamid
    Brawijaya University and Sunan Ampel State Islamic University
    Countering Radicalism within Environmental University: A Case Study of Nahdlatul Ulama Student Community’s LINE Official Account at University of Brawijaya, Malang Indonesia
  6. Robert Setio
    UKDW, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Deradicalization in Indonesian Online Media and Business


Panel 4:
Al-wasaṭiyya – In the Context of Ethical Behaviour and related issues within the financial sector and economies (Sharia Banking)

Convener: Ahmad Mansur

  1. Ahmad Dakhoir, Jefry Tarantang, Muhammad Mafrukhi Fahmi
    Palangkaraya State Islamic Institute
    Reinterpretation of Bank Interest in Building a Fiqh of Tolerance in Banking and Finance
  2. Mohamad Anton Athoillah and Nina Nurwahidah Purnamawati Amatilah
    Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University
    Profit and Ethics: Revisiting Al Ghazali's Thought about Individual Economic Behaviour in Ihya Ulum al Din
  3. Andi Rosa
    Sultan Maulana Hasanudin State Islamic University
    Repositioning the Law of Usury (Riba) in the Quran and the Sunna for Realize Global Economic Justics in the Contemporary Banking Practices
  4. Mohamad Nur Yasin
    Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University
    Economic Factors as the Cause of Divorce in the Religious Court Malang District East Java Islamic Economic Law Perspective

    Halal Related:
  5. Mohamad Yusuf Kandahlawy
    Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta

    Halal Foodbev: Startup of Halal-Thoyyib Food in Europe as a Contribution of Nahdlatul Ulama in Realizing Al Wasatiyya in Technology

  6. Windi Al Zahra and Eko Nugroho
    Wageningen University and Research
    In the context of Al-Waatsiya: Can Halal Slaughtering Process Contributes to Sustainable Beef Production Systems?
  7. Diar Herawati
    Islamic University of Bandung
    The Comparative of Cacao Pectin Extraction Process as Halal Capsules Materials


Panel 5:
Al-wasaṭiyya – In the Context of Science and Technology, Halal-Toyyib (fair) food, and Environmental Exploitation

Convener: Dr. Zainal Abidin Bagir and Prof dr. Thijl Sunier

  1. Mohammad Hasan Basri
    Western University Sydney
    Tracing the Meaning of Al-Wasaṭiyya within ‘Green Islam’ and ‘Green Pesantren’: Exploring the Green Vision of Pesantren Annuqayah, Madura Island, East Java, Indonesia
  2. Zaimatus Sa'diyah
    Radboud University
    Religion and Conservation: A Study of Kartini Kendeng Conservation Movement in Central Java, Indonesia
  3. David Efendi
    Muhammadiyah University
    From Fiqh to Political Advocacy: Muhammadiyah’s Ecological Movement in The Post New Order Indonesia
  4. Samsul Maarif
    Gadjah Mada University
    Sustaining Islamic Ecology through Ecotourism
  5. Ali Ilham Almujaddidy
    CRCS, Gadjah Mada University
    Progressive Muslim Environmentalism: A Study of the Nahdliyyin Front for the Sovereignty of Natural Resources (FNKSDA)
  6. Ahmad Afnan Anshori
    Walisongo State Islamic University
    Discourse on Environmental Fiqih Thoughts (Study of the Methods of Interpretation of NU and Muhammadiyah in Responding to Environmental Issues)
  7. Rev. Jimmy M. Immanuel Sormin
    Witness and Integrity of Creation Communion of Churches in Indonesia
    Keugaharian: Overcoming the Ecological Crisis through Spirituality
  8. Maharani Hapsari
    Gadjah Mada University
    Rain Harvesting as Political Ecology Project: COntesting Religious Boundaries of Water Movements in Indonesia
  9. Dewi Candra Ningrum
    The Magic of Kartini in the North Kendeng Mountains: The Death of Patmi, Sandariyah, Sekar and Carolyn Merchant’s Pessimism
  10. Zainal Abidin Bagir
    Gadjah Mada University
    Reading Laudato Si’in a Rainforest Country: What does It Take to Save Forests and Its People?
  11. Rijal Ramdani
    University of Eastern Finland
    Between Advocacy and Service Activities: from Holy Texts into Practical Daily Life of Environmental Awareness
  12. Emanuel Gerrit Singgih
    Staff UKDW
    Reframing the Relationship among God, Nature and Human Beings in the Context of Ecological Destruction of Indonesia
  13. Hendra Darmawan
    Ahmad Dahlan University, Yk
    Empowering Mosque Community and Their Social Capital: from Garbage Charity to Eco-Mosque Program in Bantul Yogyakarta


Panel 6:
Al-wasaṭiyya – In the Context of Promoting Moderation and Understanding on Women's Role and Status

Convener: Prof. Karin van Nieuwkerk

  1. Wardah Nuroniyah
    Syekh Nurjati State Islamic Institute
    Rethinking Hijab in Contemporary Indonesia: A Study of the Hijab Community “Tuneeca Lover Community”
  2. Muhammad Mu’tasimbillah
    Sanata Dharma University
    KUPI and the Role of Female Ulama in Pesantren
  3. Atun Wardatun
    Mataram State Islamic University
    Women’s Narrative and Practiced Islam in The Governance of Family Law: (Representing Moderateness (Wasathiyya) of Islam Nusantara?
  4. Anifatul Jannah
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    Women's Agency in the New Media Nahdlatul Ulama
  5. Siti Kholisoh
    Wahid Institute
    Building Resilience to the Muslim Women in Cyber World: A Case Study on Refusal to Support the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU Penghapusan Kekerasan Sesksual) on Social Media
  6. Faridah Ahmad Fuad
    PCI Muslimat NU Arab Saudi
    Promoting Al-Wasatiyya in The Global World:  A Case Study of Woman’s Role in Saudi Arabia
  7. Laily Hafidzah
    Western University Sydney
    Women Sufi, Middle Class, and Middle Way (Al-Thariqah Al-Wasatiyyah): An Anthropological Exploration on Women’s Involvement in the Naqshabandiyyah Nazimiyyah Sufi Order in Indonesia


List of selected papers to be presented at the Pre-conference
2nd biennale International Conference of PCINU Belanda
“Seeking the Middle Path (Al-wasaṭiyya): Articulations of Moderate Islam”
Tue, 18 june 2019 at Radboud University, Nijmegen

Pre-Conference of the Second Biennale International Conference of PCINU Belanda

  1. Rizky Sasono
    University of Pittsburgh
    Articulations of change through contemporary performances in Madura
  2. Savran Billahi
    PCINU Turki
    The Rise of Santri Middle Class and Its Religious Outlook: Egalitarian, Wasatiyyah, and Islamism
  3. Muammar Zayn Qadafy
    PCINU Jerman
    Islam Nusantara as Approach in the Contextual Exegesis to the Qur’an: With Special Reference to the Notion of being pious Indonesian-Muslim
  4. Ahmad ‘Ubaydi Hasbillah
    Living Hadith in the Cultural Life of Indonesia
  5. Afwaidza
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    Jogokariyan Mosque and Village: From Abangan Becoming Santri
  6. Afrizal Mansur
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    The Urgency of a Deep Understanding of Theological Ideologies to Achieve Moderate Islam in Indonesia
  7. Mahmudi Kafrawi
    Institute for Islamic Studies Annuqayah Guluk-Guluk Sumenep
    Abdurrahman Wahid’s Islamic Thought Concerning Moderate Vision of Islam
  8. Fatkhur Rohman Nur Awalin
    IAIN Tulungagung
    The relevance of Walisanga Islamization and the Nusantara Manifestation of Wasathiyah in Indonesia
  9. Ahmad Romzi and Dito Alif Pratama
    Ma'had Al Shighor, and Islamic University of Jakarta
    Risalah Jakarta: An Effort to Promote Religious Moderation and Peaceful Coexistence in Indonesia
  10. Umi Sumbulah
    Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University
    Family, Radicalism, and Suicide Bombing in Indonesia: Tracing the Roots of the Problem and Prevention
  11. Najatul Ubadati
    State University of Malang
    The Manifestation Of Islam Al Wasathiyyah In Preventing Radicalism : An Analysis To The Enforcement Of Sekolah Aswaja PMII Universitas Negeri Malang
  12. Muhammad Alfatih Suryadilaga
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    Moderate Islam in the Perspective of Hadith
  13. Evi Sutrisno
    CRCS, Gadjah Mada University
    Revitalizing Confucian Classrooms: Confucian Religious Curriculum and the Politics of Religious Education during the Post-Reformation Indonesia
  14. Endang Supriadi
    Walisongo State Islamic University
    Reconstruction Efforts of De-radicalization in Resisting Radicalism of Youth Muslims in Post-New Order Indonesia
  15. Dewi Candra Ningrum
    UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta
    Threatened Biodiversity and Empty Wombs: Climate Change and Women’s Plight in Central Java
  16. Muhammad Buana
    Gadjah Mada University
    Between CEDAW, National Law, Adatand Sharia: Finding the Middle Path to Accommodate Gender Issues in Indonesia
  17. Dian Nafi
    Fatayat NU Demak
    Poverty of Women, Polygamy and ISIS
  18. Muhammad Fayyaz Mumtaz
    (former) PCINU Lebanon
    The Role of Ulama in Gender Awareness: A Reflection from Pesantren
  19. Halya Millati
    Sunan Ampel State Islamic University
    Maqashidi Interpretation Paradigm of Ibnu 'Ashur on Gender Verses and Its Position in Equality Discourses
  20. Maimunah Mudjahid
    Syekh Nurjati State Islamic Institute
    Muslim Woman’s Identity in the Current Social Media in Indonesia; A Critical Discourse Analysis
  21. Mujahidin, Mursidin, and Suriadi

    Institut Agama Islam Sultan Muhammad Syafiuddin Sambas
    NU Sambas: Garda is Forward in Measuring Nationalism to Maintain the Nations's Character NU

  22. Ricky Maimon and Siti Maskurotul Ainia
    London School of Economic and University of Indonesia
    Islam Indonesia: A Cross-Intercultural Comparative Study of Islam in non-Arabs world
  23. Ibrahim Kurt
    Societies Need New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity
  24. Eko Cahyono
    Sajogyo Institute
    Affirming the Agenda for Social-Eco-Justice : Post Recognition of Adat Forests in Indonesia
  25. Muhammad Taufiq, Nur Faizah and Husnul Muasyaroh
    Madura State Islamic Institute
    Shaykhona Kholil Madura’s Nationalistic Tasawwuf: A Philosophy of Islamic Law Perspective
  26. Muhammad Yusuf
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    The Implementation of Wasatiyah Islamic Values in the Multicultural Society (A Case Study of Azimat and Ar Rahmah Muslim COmmunities in Pandeyan Umbulharjo
  27. Afifatul Munawiroh and Muhammad Khoirul Hadi Al Asy’ari
    State Islamic Institute of Jember
    The Relevance of Islam Nusantara in the Manifestation of Al-Wasatiyya : Study Wasatiyya, Darul Ulum and Word Civitalization
  28. Ahmad Baidowi
    Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
    The Principle of Non-Violence Dakwa in the Quran
  29. Abdurrahman Kasdi and Umma Farida
    Kudus State Islamic Institute
    Implementation of al-Wasatiyya in Countering Radicalism; Model of Articulation Moderate Islam in Indonesia
  30. Saifullan and Nur Prabowo
    Indonesian Institute of Science
    Ummah Wasathiyah as The Ideal Concept of Islamic Balanced Society in Response to the Environmental Crisis



Further information regarding this series of activities can be obtained from the conference’s website and the contact persons as follows:

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Important Dates

18 February 2019ext
Submission Deadline

1 March 2019
Notification of
abstract acceptance

29 April 2019
Confirmation for Presenter

1 May 2019
Full paper submission deadline

31 May 2019
Registration deadline
for Participants