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BUILDING SOVEREIGNTY, PREVENTING HEGEMONY

Mardi 3 février 2015, par DK // BANDUNG+60 CONFERENCE

BUILDING SOVEREIGNTY, PREVENTING HEGEMONY :
The Challenges for Emerging Forces in the Globalised World

International and Multidisciplinary Conference in the framework of a commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference
Yogyakarta, Bandung, Jakarta
October 26-31, 2015

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference gave birth to an idiom : ‘Bandung Spirit’, which can be summarised as a call 1) for a peaceful coexistence between nations, 2) for the liberation of the world from the hegemony of any superpower, from colonialism, from imperialism, from any kind of domination of one country by another, and 3) for building solidarity towards the poor, the colonised, the exploited, the weak and those being weakened by the world order of the day, and for their emancipation.

Now, almost 60 years after the Bandung Conference, colonisation has officially disappeared, the Cold War has ended, and the Non-Aligned Movement has almost lost its raison d’être. Yet, similar systems of domination by the powerful in the world order persist, wars continue to threaten humanity, mass hunger, diseases and poverty still characterise many parts of the world, and injustice has appeared in more sophisticated forms and larger dimensions. Is a better world still possible ? Is there any alternative to the present course of globalisation ?

Those are among the questions to be discussed in the commemorative conference of the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference that will take place in Indonesia on October 26-31, 2015, under the theme of BUILDING SOVEREIGNTY, PREVENTING HEGEMONY : The Challenges for Emerging Forces in the Globalised World. The concept, planning and programme of the conference are prepared by a SCIENTIFIC BOARD consisting of well-known academics from Africa, Asia, Europe and other parts of the world. The conference will be organised in plenary sessions and 5 seminars following the 5 pillars of sustainable development. The seminars and their coordinators are :
CULTURE : Mr. Adams Bodomo, Ghana/Austria (Prof. Dr., Linguistics/African Studies, University of Vienna).
ECOLOGY : Mr. Yukio Kamino, Japan (Dr., African Studies/Ecology, OISCA, Tokyo).
ECONOMY : Mr. Rimawan Pradiptyo, Indonesia (Dr., Economics, Gadjah Mada University).
POLITICS : Ms Lin Chun, China/UK (Dr., Political Sciences, London School of Economics).
RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY : Mr. Jean-Jacques Ngor Sène, Senegal/USA (Assoc. Professor. Dr., History, Chatham University).

In addition to the 5 working groups, a special working group will be dedicated to FINAL DECLARATION/CHARTER/MANIFESTO under the coordination of Mr. Lazare Ki-Zerbo, Burkina Faso/France (Dr., Philosophy, International Committee Joseph Ki-Zerbo for Africa and Diaspora).

All the 6 working groups are open to anyone willing to work together for the conference. If you wish to participate in a working group, please, send to SECRETARIAT your name, your academic fields if you have any, your academic titles if you have any, your institutional affiliations if you have any, your country of residence, your email address and your working group choice.

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BANDUNG 60 YEARS ON : WHAT ASSESSMENT ?

Jeudi 1er janvier 2015, par DK // BSCS 2014

BANDUNG 60 ANS APRES : QUEL BILAN ?
Journée d’études à l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne le 27 juin 2014.
Compte-rendu de la journée en français.

BANDUNG 60 YEARS ON : WHAT ASSESSMENT ?
One-day seminar in the University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on June 27, 2014.
The summary report of the seminar in English. Another report was published in IIAS Newsletter No. 69 Autumn 2014.

The 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference is a turning point of world history. It is for the first time in world history that representatives of the former colonised nations united their forces and proposed alternatives to the world order dominated by the superpowers. It is the birthday of the so-called Third World countries, term that indicates the willingness of those nations to take position outside the two blocks of superpowers. The conference has triggered solidarity movements among peoples, countries, states and nations of Africa and Asia. It has made possible the representation of African and Asian countries in the UN and the recognition of the voice of colonised peoples in the world order. It has accelerated the complete reconquest of independence of Africa and Asia. It has led to the Non-Aligned Movement between the two blocks of superpowers. It has allowed the newly independent countries to lead a development based on their national, popular and sovereign interests. It has contributed enormously to the prevention of the possible third World War and to the evolution of humanity towards a more just and peaceful world.

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BANDUNG+60

Samedi 27 décembre 2014, par DK // BANDUNG+60

BANDUNG+60 is a series of events (conferences, seminars, workshops, cultural festivals, gatherings) organised along 2014-2015 in divers places of the world in the framework of commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference. The events include :
- BANDUNG 60 ANS APRES : QUEL BILAN ? One-day seminar at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, June 27, 2014. The seminar report in French is available at Compte-rendu de la journée en français and in English at The summary report of the seminar in English. Another report was published in IIAS Newsletter No. 69 Autumn 2014.
- BANDUNG CONFERENCE IN NATIONAL HISTORY OF INDONESIA. National Archives of the Republic of Indonesia, October 27, 2014.
- L’ACCROISSEMENT DES ECHANGES AFRO-ASIATIQUES : MENACE OU OPPORTUNITE POUR L’EUROPE ? Journée d’études, Université du Havre, le jeudi 26 mars 2015.
- CULTURAL AND ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY. Davao, Mindanao, the Philippines, April/May/June 2015.
- ASIAN STUDIES IN AFRICA. Accra, Ghana, September 24-26, 2015. See Asian Studies in Africa and http://africas.asia/ There will be a roundtable on Asian Studies in Africa : An Imperative for a Sustainable World. If you wish to participate, please contact the convenor Darwis Khudori.
- BANDUNG AND EMERGING FORCES. Yogyakarta-Bandung-Jakarta, Indonesia, October 26-31, 2015. See the TOR in progress BUILDING SOVEREIGNTY, PREVENTING HEGEMONY : The Challenges for Emerging Forces in the Globalised World

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BANDUNG+60 SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Mercredi 24 décembre 2014, par DK // SCIENTIFIC BOARD

The conference of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference will deal with the question of "BUILDING SOVEREIGNTY, PREVENTING HEGEMONY : The Challenges for Emerging Forces in the Globalised World" and will take place succesively in Yogyakarta, Bandung and Jakarta, on October 26-31, 2015. The programme is prepared by a scientific board that consists of the following members.

  • COORDINATOR
  • Mr. Darwis Khudori, Indonesia/France (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Architecture/Urbanism/History, Asian/Arabic/Islamic Studies, University of Le Havre)
  • MEMBERS
  • Mr. Adams Bodomo, Ghana/Austria (Prof. Dr., Linguistics/African Studies, University of Vienna)
  • Mr. Bambang Purwanto, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., History, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Ms Bernadette Andreosso O’Callaghan, France/Ireland (Prof. Dr., Economics, University of Limerick)
  • Mr. Boutros Labaki, Lebanon (Emeritus Prof. Dr., Economics/History, Lebanese University)
  • Mr. Daya Thussu, India/UK (Prof. Dr., International Communication, University of Westminster)
  • Ms Eun-Sook Chabal, Korea/France (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Korean Studies, University of Le Havre)
  • Mr. Gourmo Lô, Mauritania/France (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Law, University of Le Havre)
  • Mr. Hartono, Indonesia (Prof. Dr. DEA, Geography, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Ms Hortense Flores, France (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Latino-american Studies, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne)
  • Ms Jayati Gosh, India (Prof. Dr., Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Ngor Sène, Senegal/USA (Assoc. Professor. Dr., History, Chatham University)
  • Mr. Kweku Ampiah, Ghana/UK (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Japanese Studies, University of Leeds)
  • Ms Lau Kin-Chi, China (Asssitant Professor. Dr., Cultural Studies, Lingnan University)
  • Mr. Lazare Ki-Zerbo, Burkina Faso/France (Dr., Philosophy, International Committee Joseph Ki-Zerbo for Africa and Diaspora)
  • Ms Lin Chun, China/UK (Dr., Political Sciences, London School of Economics)
  • Mr. Manoranjan Mohanty, India (Emeritus Prof. Dr., Political Sciences/Chinese Studies)
  • Mr. Maung Zarni, Burma/UK (Dr., Sociology, London School of Economics)
  • Ms Miriam Coronel Ferrer, Philippines (Prof., Political Sciences, University of Philippines)
  • Ms Musdah Mulia, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., Islamic Studies, Indonesian Institute of Scientific Research)
  • Ms Naoko Shimazu, Japan/UK (Prof. Dr., History/Classics/Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Ms Parichart Suwanbubbha, Thailand (Assoc. Prof. Dr., Religious Studies, Mahidol University)
  • Mr. Philippe Peycam, France/Netherlands (Prof. Dr., History, International Institute for Asian Studies, University of Leiden)
  • Ms Polina Nedialkova-Travert, Russia/France (Dr., Anthropology/Slavonic Studies, University of Le Havre)
  • Mr. Purwo Santoso, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., Political/Social Sciences, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Mr. P.M. Laksono, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., Anthropology, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Mr. Rémy Herrera, France (Prof. Dr., Economics, University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne)
  • Mr. Rimawan Pradiptyo, Indonesia (Dr., Economics, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Mr. Rohit Negi, India (Assistant Prof. Dr., Architecture/Planning/Geography/Human Ecology/African Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi)
  • Mr. Samir Amin, Egypt/France/Senegal (Emeritus Prof. Dr., Economics/Political Sciences/History)
  • Ms Sri Adiningsih, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., Economics, Gadjah Mada University)
  • Mr. Thomas Ndaluka, Tanzania (Dr., Sociology, University of Dar es Salaam/Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy)
  • Mr. Tulus Tambunan, Indonesia (Prof. Dr., Economics, Trisakti University)
  • Mr. Yang Baoyun, China (Prof. Dr., History/Political Sciences, Peking University)
  • Mr. Yash Tandon, India/Uganda (Emertitus Prof. Dr., International Relations/Political Economy)
  • Mr. Yukio Kamino, Japan (Dr., African Studies/Ecology, OISCA, Tokyo)
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ARTICLES

Saturday 6 December 2014, by DK // ARTICLES

This rubric presents articles considered relevant to the development of the Bandung Spirit-based movements.

Samir Amin, From Bandung (1955) to 2015 ; Old and new challenges for the States, the Nations and the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America

Samir Amin, PROGRAMME FOR WFA/TWF FOR 2014-2015

Samir Amin, LAYING NEW FOUNDATIONS FOR SOLIDARITY AMONG PEOPLES OF THE SOUTH

Samir Amin, THE REVIVAL OF THE MOVEMENT OF NON ALIGNED COUNTRIES

Samir Amin, The Countries of the South must take their own independent initiatives

Samir Amin, Deployment and erosion of the Bandung project

Darwis Khudori, Towards a Bandung spirit-based civil society movement: reflection from Yogyakarta commemoration of Bandung Asian-African Conference

Darwis Khudori, KONFERENSI ASIA-AFRIKA, GERAKAN NON BLOK DAN INGATAN KOLEKTIF BANGSA INDONESIA

Darwis Khudori, ESSOR ECONOMIQUE ASIATIQUE APRES L’ERE DE BANDUNG: Une menace ou une chance pour l’Afrique ?

Darwis Khudori, MAKEBA OBAMA AFRIQUE ASIE INDONESIE

Darwis Khudori, MAKEBA OBAMA ASIA AFRIKA INDONESIA

Darwis Khudori, 55 APRES BANDUNG : Miracle asiatique et déception africaine ?

Darwis Khudori, QUE PEUVENT FAIRE LES MOUVEMENTS (DE SOCIETE CIVILE) AFRO-ASIATIQUES A L’ERE DE MONDIALISATION ?

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RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN A GLOBALISED SOCIETY: Challenges and Responses in Africa and Asia

Sunday 21 July 2013, by DK // PUBLICATION

Following the 55 BANDUNG 55 SUMMIT held in Indonesia in 2010, a series of books is in the course of publication. They reflect the sub-themes of the conferences that are the 5 dimensions of Diversity: Culture, Ecology, Economy, Politics and Religion. The second of the series deals with religious issues and has been published on June 2013.

Book reference

Darwis Khudori (ed.), RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN A GLOBALISED SOCIETY:
Challenges and Responses in Africa and Asia - With a Comparative View from Europe - 55 Years after the Bandung Asian-African Conference 1955.
Publisher: CSSCS (Centre for South-South Cooperation Studies), Brawijaya University, Malang, East Java, Indonesia. Co-publishers: AL QALAM INSTITUTE, Ateneo de Davao University, Davao, Mindanao, the Philippines; GRIC (Group of Research on Identity and Culture), University of Le Havre, France; ILDES (Lebanese Institute for Economic and Social Development), Beirut, Lebanon; SWIR (Centre for World Christianity and Interreligious Studies), Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY: Discourses and Realities in Africa and Asia. With a Comparative View from Europe. 55 Years after the Bandung Asian-African Conference 1955

Sunday 7 July 2013, by DK // BSCS 2013

A Conference-Book launching,
AL QALAM INSTITUTE,
Ateneo de Davao University,
Davao City, Davao del Sur, Mindanao,
PHILIPPINES,
June 19-20, 2013

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TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE ECOLOGY: Global Challenges and Local Responses in Africa and Asia 55 Years after the Bandung Asian-African Conference 1955

Monday 9 July 2012, by DK // PUBLICATION

Following the 55 BANDUNG 55 SUMMIT held in Indonesia in 2010, a series of books is in the course of publication. They reflect the sub-themes of the conferences that are Culture, Ecology, Economy, Politics and Religion. The first of the series deals with ecological issues and has been published on May 2012.

Book reference

Darwis Khudori and Yukio Kamino (eds.), TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE ECOLOGY: Global Challenges and Local Responses in Africa and Asia, 55 Years after the Bandung Asian-African Conference 1955. Co-publication of UB PRESS (Universitas Brawijaya Press, Malang, East Java, Indonesia), AFRICA CHALLENGE (Casablanca, Morocco), ALLIANCE (of Oriental Cultural Heritage Sites Protection, Shanghai, China and Paris, France), GRIC (Group of Research on Identities and Cultures, University of Le Havre, France), OISCA International (Organisation for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement, Tokyo, Japan), 2012, 15 cm x 22 cm, 279 p. ISBN: 978-602-203-274-8

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