Speeches, Articles & Papers

Prof. Azyumardi Azra

25 Jun 14 Azumardi Azra: Indonesia, Islam and Democracy: A Comparative Perspective with the Arab World

It has been argued that one of the most evident tendencies in the post-cold war period towards the new millennium is the rapid growth of democracies due among others to globalization. There is a strong tendency that increasing number nation states is becoming democratic. Indonesia,...

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Dr. Nikolaos van Dam

10 Dec 13 Speech Dr. Nikolaos van Dam on presenting the Linggadjati Award 2013 to Dr. Hassan Wirajuda and Dr. Bernard Bot

The 'Linggadjati Conference' between Indonesian and Dutch delegations (now more then 67 years ago, in November 1946) constitute an important moment in the bilateral history of the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. These negotiations were to regulate the independence of the...

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Laureate 2014: Dr. Hassan Wirajuda

10 Dec 13 Acceptance speech Linggadjati Award by HE Dr. N. Hassan Wirajuda, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republik Indonesia

Thank you all for being here today. At the outset, I wish to express my thanks and appreciation to the Indonesia-Nederland Society for considering me worthy of the Linggajati Award 2013. I am honoured to receive the award along with my good friend Dr. Bernard...

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Laureate 2013: Dr. Bernard Bot

10 Dec 13 Speech Mr. Witjaksono Adji, Charge d’Affaires a.i. Indonesian Embassy in the Hague

December 10, 2013 Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Ambassador Retno Marsudi conveys her felicitations to you for the successful undertaking of this seminar as well as her warm congratulations to the recipients of the Linggadjati Award 2013, Dr. Bot and Dr. Wirajuda. She expresses her deep regrets...

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