Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Islam and Politics in Indonesia

Guest Speaker: Professor Salim Said
Professor of Political Science, Muhammadiyah University of Malang, Indonesia

Event Date: Monday 5th September 2005
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Russell McVeagh
Level 24, Mobil on the Park, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington, 6011.

Please note no building access after 6pm.

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Professor Salim Said is a respected political commentator and regarded as one of the most authoritative political analysts in Indonesia.

Throughout his career, Professor Said has held a variety of positions, including being a member of the Indonesia’s Upper House of Parliament; a foreign correspondent and film critic for TEMPO weekly news magazine; and lecturer at University of Indonesia, a visiting professor at the University of Malaya, Thammasat University and Ohio University, Athens

He holds a Doktorandus (equal to MA) in Sociology from University of Indonesia; an MA in International Affairs from Ohio University, Athens; and an MA and PhD in Political Science from Ohio State University, Columbus.

Prof. Said’s visit to New Zealand is co-sponsorized by the Indonesian Embassy and the Asian Studies Institute (VUW), with the support of Garuda Indonesia.

Russell McVeagh

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