Conferences in 2017

​ ACAH2017: Call For Papers The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017 Conference Theme: “History, Story, Narrative” Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2 2017 Abstract Submission Process In order to present at the conference, your abstract must first pass a double blind peer review. Upon payment of registration fees, your presentation will be…

Silat talkshow at Parung Indonesia

talkshow This morning I was browsing instagram  when I should be writing down my research, but then I found a talkshow on silat going to be held  near the area where I live:). There will … Source: Silat talkshow at Parung Indonesia

Turning Down the Heat in the Kitchen

Originally posted on Tales Told Out of School:
So I wrote this post a month or so ago, tried to find a venue for it, but nobody bit.  The issues it examines have continued to weigh on me, however, and I wanted to get it “out there.”  So I give it to you here instead.…

My reflections today

Well apparently being consistent  in writing for a blog is not an easy accomplishment. So hats off to all of you active bloggers out there. I came across some interesting things on the internet today. One was about digital learning and MOOC, massive open source learning. Hmmmm, are we Indonesians ready for that? Well maybe…

Brief History of Pencak Silat

Originally posted on THE MARTIALXCHANGE:
Raid star Iko Uwais Brief History of Pencak Silat What is the definition of Pencak Silat? The official name used to indicate more than 800 martial arts schools and styles spread across more than 13,000 islands in Indonesia is called “pencak silat”. However, this is actually a compound name consisting…

Bedog Art Festival 2014

Originally posted on Jember Traveler:
Bedog Art Festival. Kupacu kuda besi kesayangan menghempas angin setelah matahari menutup mata. Jalanan aspal hitam dan lampu lalu lintas menyapaku di tengah hingar bingar kendaraan. Kendaraan yang sudah lama berlabuh di lahan parkir, sang tuan yang sedang mencurahkan tenaga dan pikiran untuk mencari sekantung emas kini akan kembali pulang…

HARI TARI SEDUNIA (WORLD DANCE DAY) 29 APRIL

Originally posted on SPECTRA DANCE STUDIO:
Pastinya banyak yang masih tidak tahu bahwa ternyata ada sebuah peringatan tari sekelas dunia/international yang dirayakan setiap tahunnya, yaitu setiap tanggal 29 April. Menurut sejarahnya, Hari Tari Sedunia ini ditetapkan sebagai bentuk penghormatan kepada Jean Georges Noverre, seorang pencipta tari balet modern berkebangsaan Perancis. Jean Georges Noverre lahir pada…

About being a well-meaning, presumptuous neighbor

Originally posted on Metathesis:
She asked me, “Is it true? Do your people wear loin cloths on a daily basis? Also, what about snakes? Do they slither around everywhere, like on the streets and stuff?” Having heard that, you’d expect me to be apoplectic with rage and indignation. You’d expect me to rant about India…