Agenda of The Visit of the UGM IIS Research Team to the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste : Part Two
After previously interviewed local authorities regarding the territorial border dispute between Indonesia and Democratic Republic of Timor Leste, Institute of International Studies (IIS), Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada (IR-UGM) continued the research agenda focusing on qualitative data collection on the grassroots level.
Agenda of the Visit of the UGM IIS Research Team to the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste: Part One
The IIS UGM’s Faculty of Social Sciences Research Grant research team has conducted a visit to Dili, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, which took place from July 7-12 2019 as part of FISIPOL UGM’s Research and Community Service 2019 and East Nusa Tenggara entitled ‘Solving the Territorial Border Dispute between the Republic of Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Hau Meni- Ana and Manusasi, District of Kefamenanu, Regency of North Timor-Leste, Province of East Nusa Tenggara through Compliance to the Agreement and Prevention of Issue Internationalization”. The research team consisted of Dr. Siti Mutiah Setiawati, MA, Dra Ratnawati, SU, and Drs. Susi Daryanti, M.Sc and assisted by Muhammad Indrawan Jatmika, MA as research assistants, have the opportunity to conduct hearings and in-depth observations of policy makers, the public and other relevant parties related to the affairs of Indonesia's borders and Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
On Tuesday (26/6), the Institute of International Studies (IIS) conducted a limited sharing discussion session on "Research Management" in collaboration with the Research Center for Politics and Governance (PolGov) of the Department of Politics and Government of Universitas Gadjah Mada (DPP UGM). The activity was held in the IIS meeting room and was attended by IIS and PolGov staff. This discussion provided the opportunity for knowledge sharing between the two research institutions in regards to research process, starting from the planning stage to the management of research output.
Friday (24/5), Institute of International Studies held the second edition of CANGKIR TEH (Berbincang dan Berpikir tentang Hubungan Internasional). On this chance, the theme being discussed was “Conceptualization of Indo-Pacific: India’s Vision Beyond Geographical Limitation.” As for the speaker, CANGKIR TEH brought forward Habibah Hermanadi, S.I.P., Institute of International Studies researcher who is currently undergoing a Master study in University of Delhi, India. This discussion took place in Room BA-504 FISIPOL UGM and in essence discussed why India constructed a specific Indo-Pacific framework and how India utilizes said concept in the context of foreign policy.