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Dwight King (left) and Dino Patti Djalal
The Capitol Room at the Holmes Student Center was nearly full late afternoon Monday, Oct. 18, as more than 150 students, faculty and others gathered to hear an address by Dino Patti Djalal, the newly appointed Indonesian ambassador to the United States. Djalal, who was in Chicago for a speech earlier in the day, came...
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Dino Patti Djalal, the newly appointed Indonesian ambassador to the United States, will deliver a public talk next week on the NIU campus. Djalal’s presentation, titled “Indonesia’s Democratic Development:  Lesson for Transforming Societies,” will focus on progress in building and strengthening democracy in Indonesia. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Capitol...
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Two prominent Indonesian leaders will present “Indonesian Update 2010: Political Islam and Regional Autonomy” at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. Professor Bahtiar Effendy, dean of the Social and Political Science Department at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta, will discuss Islam politics in his portion of...
NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is seeking host families in DeKalb County to extend hospitality to 28 high school-aged students and seven educators from Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Host families are needed to open their homes for 12 days, from Sunday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 11. The three-week training program (held...
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The U.S. Department of Education has awarded NIU’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) two four-year grants totaling $2.4 million, up 45 percent from $1.7 million the center received in 2006. The highly competitive grants were awarded under Title VI of the Higher Education Act, which gives funding to educational institutions every four years to...
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