Yogyakarta, 2 October 2018 – Narasi TV, as a newcomer in the world of digital journalism, is increasingly being visited and talked about by netizens. However, what differentiates channels such as Narasi TV with other digital information sites or conventional TV channels all along? This particular question was discussed in ‘Sharing Session & Campus Hiring Narasi TV’ on the 2nd of October 2018, which was held under a cooperation between Fisipol UGM and Narasi TV. The event, which took place in the Eastern Seminar Room of Fisipol UGM, was started with a presentation of the materials by the four speakers, which were Dahlia Citra Buana as the Chief Creative Officer of Narasi TV, Pandu Dirgantara as the Head of Production Services Narasi TV, Zidny Kadir as the Head of Research & Development Narasi TV and Lisa Lindawati S.IP., M.A. as Lecturer at the Department of Communications Fisipol UGM.
Yogyakarta, 2 October 2018- The Auditorium on the 4th floor of the BB Building was already filled with participants since 1 p.m.. Participants, which hailed from various institutions or faculties, attended the Bekraf Pitching & Talkshow event. This event was held by the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) Indonesia that collaborated with Fisipol Creative Hub within the Bekraf Road Show Goes to Campus program. This roadshow was planned to be held in 7 big cities in Indonesia, including Yogyakarta. While waiting for the opening of the event, the committee showed videos showing winners of startup competitions from various countries.
Yogyakarta, 27 September 2018- Prof. Cornelis Lay, Lecturer at the Department of Politics and Government FISIPOL UGM stated that within 20 years after the reformation, a great reduction in terms of how we understand democracy occurred. Democracy in Indonesia is often understood to revolve only around ‘elections’. Therefore, this matter brings tremendous consequences, in which this topic was discussed in one of the sessions in the international workshop that was held by the Power, Conflict and Democracy (PCD) Journal, under the management of the Department of Politics and Government FISIPOL UGM. The international workshop, which was entitled “Reflection on 20 Years ‘Reformasi’ in Indonesia”, lasted for three days from the 26th to the 28th of September 2018 in Prime Plaza Hotel Yogyakarta. The agenda of the international workshop was held for two days, from the 26th to the 27th of September 2018, while the board meeting of the PCD Journal took place on the 28th of December 2018. An opening speech was brought by Dr. Erwan Agus Purwanto, M.Si as the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences UGM. In this opportunity, Dr. Erwan Agus Purwanto congratulated PCD (Power, Conflict, and Democracy) Journal for being the first international journal in FISIPOL.
Yogyakarta, 25 September 2018- “Nicolas Onuf is the founder of constructivism in International Relations. According to him, International Relations is a form of social constructivism in which there are dynamics in interactions between an individual and the society,” stated by Kevin to open the Suryakanta Reading Club discussion on Tuesday (25/9) in the IIS Discussion Room or the BA 503 room in Fisipol UGM. Suryakanta Reading Club is a routine monthly agenda of the Institute of International Studies (IIS) that has been conducted since last year. On this occasion, IIS opened the first discussion of the semester by discussing Nicholas Onuf’s “The World of Our Making” book and was moderated by Kevin Abimanyu Jatmiko, a fresh graduate from the Department of International Relations Fisipol UGM.
Yogyakarta, 19 September 2018- more than ten Reog dancers along with lecturers and Fisipol
employees marched from the San Siro Park to the West Hall of Fisipol UGM (19/9). This
procession was the beginning of an event to commemorate the 63 rd Dies Natalis of Fisipol.
This year’s event was themed ‘Strengthening Social Development to Achieve SDG’s’. After
the opening ceremony, the series of event to commemorate this year’s Dies Natalis will last
until October. Some of the events include; dies speech, national seminars, visits of POR Fisip
and will be closed by family gathering and alumni meeting.
Yogyakarta, 17 September 2018- The arrival of the Minister of Education and Culture Prof.
Muhadjir Effendy was a part of his visit as the Chairman of the Indonesian Society for the
Development of Social Sciences (HIPIIS) for the Yogyakarta branch of HIPIIS (HIPIIS
DIY). HIPIIS DIY, in which most of its members are the Deans of faculties in the sphere of
social sciences in UGM, along with other members that hailed from other universities such as
UIN Sunan Kalijaga and UNS, welcomed the arrival of the Minister of Education and Culture
in the Digilib Café inside the Fisipol UGM building. The agenda of this meeting was filled
with discussions between members of HIPIIS DIY and the Minister of Education and Culture
regarding the programs of HIPIIS DIY.
Yogyakarta, 13 September 2018 – Along with recent developments in issues surrounding the region that is increasingly complex and requires reciprocal relations between states to solve, the motivation to form regional cooperation or organizations is increasing. This phenomenon also occurs in states in the Asia-Pacific region, with various regional institutions or agreements initiated; and among them is the Indo-Pacific. The term ‘Indo-Pacific’, in which recently was predicted to replace the relevancy of the term ‘Asia-Pacific’, was the primary concern in ‘Panel Discussion: The Strategic Role of ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific’ on Thursday.
Global Engagement Office (GEO) FISIPOL UGM in cooperation with the Perth USAsia Centre of the University of Western Australia held a seminar and discussion session along with the launching of ‘Expanding Horizons: Indonesia’s Regional Engagement in The Indo-Pacific Era’ book, which was written by Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, Dr. M. Faris Al-Fadhat, Lecturer at the Department of International Relations Universitas Muhamadiyah Yogyakarta and Dr. Poppy Sulistyaning Winanti, Lecturer at the Department of International Relations Universitas Gadjah Mada and Mr. Kyle Springer, Researcher at the Perth USAsia Centre. This seminar and discussion were guided by Dian Fatmawati, Lecturer at the Department of Social Development and Welfare and was held in the Eastern Seminar Room of FISIPOL UGM. This discussion was also attended by the Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono and the Dean of FISIPOL UGM, Dr. Erwan Agus Purwanto. Both presented their opening speeches during the event.
At this convention, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. A.M. Fachir attended as a keynote speaker. In his session, Vice FM A.M. Fachir explained several essential points of Bung Hatta’s speech. “First, should we choose between the two blocs? Second, as a nation, we should not be an object in the international battle. Last, we must be a subject that is rightful to determine our own positions and purposes,’ as stated by Vice FM A.M. Fachir. He also stated that Indonesia is consistent with the free and active politics policy and continues to contribute. Examples include the establishment of the Asia Africa Conference (KAA), one of the initiators of the Association of South East Asia Nations (ASEAN) and others.
Yogyakarta, 27th of August 2018-In recent years, social programs that are aimed to solve public issues are facing a significant change. Not only it is improving quantitatively, but also the actors that are participating in empowerment programs are also improving. Previously centred on charity, current social programs are shifting towards capacity building and empowerment. As a result, the self-sustainment and the sustainability of the programs can be felt by the society. This shift was discussed on the event ‘Discussion & Book Review: Rowing Towards Empowerment’, which was held by KAPSTRA FISIPOL UGM in cooperation with the Department of Social Development and Welfare (PSdK) FISIPOL UGM and Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE ONWJ).