The President’s Political Communication Strategy Becomes the Topic of DPP Fisipol UGM Lecture

Yogyakarta, 24 March 2023─Department of Politics and Government (DPP) UGM held a lecture on Alumni and Practitioners on Friday (24/3) at Big Data Laboratory Room (BA 401), Fisipol UGM. This lecture is a combination of the DPP undergraduate courses, Political Communication Strategy and Elections.

This lecture invited one of the DPP lecturers, AAGN Ari Dwipayana, who is currently a Special Staff Coordinator for the President of the Republic of Indonesia.

Taking the topic “Leaked Info Ring 1: President Jokowi’s Political Communication Strategy”, Ari conveyed the political communication strategy implemented by the president. According to him, before determining a communication strategy, the most important thing is to understand the communication objectives to be achieved. read more

CfDS and Perludem Discussed about the Role of Digital Technology in the 2024 Election

Yogyakarta, March 17th 2023─Responding to issues that arise ahead of the 2024 Election, the Center for Digital Society (CfDS) of FISIPOL UGM collaborated with Perludem to socialize understanding of the 2024 Election and its rumors, on the first episode of Desus series on Friday (17/3). The event, which was held online, presented Khoirunnisa Nur Agustyati (Executive Director of Perludem) as a speaker, guided by Heroik M. Pratama (Researcher of Perludem) and Iradat Wirid (Researcher of CfDS) as host. read more

Alumni and Practitioners Lecture of DPP FISIPOL UGM Discussed Network Building Strategies Through Effective Communication Techniques

Yogyakarta, March 17th 2023─The Department of Politics and Government (DPP) of UGM held an Alumni and Practitioners Lecture on Friday (17/3) at the East Seminar Building of Fisipol UGM. This lecture was carried out by combining two courses of the undergraduate program of DPP, namely Political Communication Strategy and Network Management.

On this occasion, DPP Fisipol UGM presented one of the DPP alumni, Diah Ayu Permatasari, former Executive Vice President (EVP) for Communication and CSR at PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara or PLN (Persero). read more

IIS UGM and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Held a Forum to Discuss Health Diplomacy

Yogyakarta, March 16th 2023─Institute of International Studies (IIS) of the Department of International Relations of UGM together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemlu RI) held an Independent Policy Review Socialization entitled “Indonesian Health Diplomacy in America and Europe: United States, Netherlands, Germany, and Switzerland”. The event was held offline on Thursday (16/3) at the Auditorium Mandiri of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of UGM. This event presented Spica Tutuhatunewa, Head of the Center for SKK America and Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia to present the results of the policy review; Lukman-nul Hakim, Director of IIS UGM; Muhadi Sugiono, Lecturer and Senior Researcher at HI UGM; Yodi Mahendradhata, Dean of FKKMK; and Rahman Roestan, Director of Operations of Bio Farma; and moderated by Zakaria Al Anshori, Associate Diplomat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. read more

Ajisaka 2023 Festival: Women Sexuality Objectification in the Media Still Often Happens

Yogyakarta, March 11th 2023─The yearly competition, Ajisaka Festival, is held again by Fisipol UGM’s Department of Communication Studies on 10th-11th March 2023. This year, the Ajisaka Festival raised the theme of online gender-based violence (OGBV) under the title “Agnia Abhipraya” which means the light of hope. The events included in the festival are competitions, roadshows, and talk shows which have been held since 2022. 

 OGBV as the central theme was not a random choice. It should be noted that the ever-changing dynamic of the digital society has created a new disruption. The definition of violence and sexual assault before the digital era refers to a real action. However, now the form of violence has changed. Through the Ajisaka Festival talk show titled “Women’s Objectification in Media Framing: Does Online Safe Places for Women Still Exist?”, the topic of media-based sexual assault was discussed, specifically, those that happen to women.  read more

The Deans of Social Sciences throughout Indonesia Discuss the National Agenda for the 2024 Election

Yogyakarta, March 10th 2023─The Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIPOL) UGM hosted the national meeting and working meeting of the Forum of Deans of Social Sciences of Indonesian State Universities (FORDEKIIS) which took place on 9-11 March 2023. This meeting was attended by 112 delegates from 51 faculties of social science in Indonesia. The issue of nationality is one of the important agenda items that is thoroughly discussed for the sake of substantive general elections in 2024. As a forum that brings together academics in the social sciences, FORDEKIIS wants to help ensure that the implementation of the 2024 elections will run with full integrity and focus on the programmatic side of the existing candidates. read more

The Deans of Social Sciences of Indonesian State University Forum (FORDEKIIS) Encourages Universities to Collaborate with the General Election Supervisory Agency

Yogyakarta, March 10th 2023─Entering the political year, educational institutions play a crucial role in the successful implementation and supervision of healthy and inclusive elections. This topic is one of the main topics on the agenda of the Deans of Social Sciences of Indonesian State University Forum (FORDEKIIS) on Friday (10/3) at the Auditorium of FISIPOL UGM. FORDEKIIS invited the Commissioner of the General Election Supervisory Agency (Badan Pengawas Pemilu/Bawaslu), Lolly Suhenty, to start a discussion entitled “Encouraging Programmatic & Integrity Elections”. read more

The Deans of Social Sciences of Indonesian State University Forum (FORDEKIIS) Discuss Strategic Agenda at FISIPOL UGM

Yogyakarta, March 10th 2023─Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (Fisipol) UGM hosted the “National Meeting of the Deans of Social Sciences of Indonesian State University Forum (FORDEKIIS)” which took place from 9-11 March 2023. The main event on the second day was The FORDEKIIS Strategic Agenda discussion on the topic of Independent Accreditation Institutions was held at the 4th Floor Auditorium of Fisipol UGM. The activity was led by three speakers, namely Dr. Khairul Muluk from the Faculty of Administrative Sciences of Universitas Brawijaya, Prof. Israwan from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Jenderal Soedirman University, and Prof. Agus Pramusinto as Chairman of the State Apparatus Commission. read more

Mahfud MD Visited UGM to Encourage Youths to Guard the 2024 Election

Yogyakarta, March 8th, 2023—As Indonesia gets nearer to the 2024 Presidential Election, the participation of youth is even more crucial in shaping the future of Indonesia’s democracy. This is the central theme discussed in the Town Hall Meeting at Grha Sabha Pramana UGM on Wednesday (8/3). In collaboration with the Department of Politics and Governance (DPP) UGM, the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Kemenko Polhukam) held a Town Hall Meeting titled “Tut Wuri Handayani: Encouraging and Finding the Exemplary Politics of Youth in Supporting the 2024 Presidential Election”. read more

United Nation Talk Show with FISIPOL UGM in Welcoming International Women’s Day 2023

Yogyakarta, March 7th 2023─Welcoming International Women’s Day 2023, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences UGM together with United Nation Indonesia held a talk show titled “International Women’s Day 2023 DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality” on Tuesday (7/3). Valerie Julliand as the UN Resident Coordinator in Indonesia was also present to provide views on the issue of gender equality in the digital era.

“We live in an all-digital era. There are various conveniences and speeds of information there. Without realizing it, digitalization itself creates non-inclusive conditions for several groups, one of which is internet accessibility between men and women in the world. In 2022, we find that only 32% of women have internet access, where 68% of men already have it,” said Valerie. She explained how the journey to building gender equality is still very long, even though this effort has been running for more than 300 years. read more