ISIS Books Published in 2007
PEACE IN THE PACIFIC: CONFRONTING THE ISSUES (20th APR)
602 pp (2007)
Edited by Stephen Leong
RM 89.00 ISBN – 978-967947-292-9
This volume encompasses selected papers from the 20th Asia Pacific Roundtable conference that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 29 to June 1, 2006. The Roundtable series had its first conference in 1987. This year 2006 saw the 20th anniversary of the conference.
JIHAD REVISITED? SHIFTING DYNAMICS OF RADICAL MOVEMENTS IN INDONESIA TODAY
56 pp (2007)
By Farish Ahmad-Noor
ISBN – 967-947-288-4
In this paper the author, who had spent close to two months in Indonesia, outlines his study on the translocal, transnational transfer of ideas, especially the development and reform of Islamic education at higher institutions of learning in Indonesia. He looked at the traditional sources of Islamic education i.e. the pesantrens and madrasahs. It was a journey to locate actors and agents who are part of the Islamic discursive process in Indonesia and to trace their origins.