International Symposium:The 2nd Meeting for the Joint Research Project Transformation of Religion as Reflected in Javanese Texts (2) “Rethinking the Process of Islamization”

Date / Time / Place

Date: Sat 30 Jun - Sun 1 Jul 2018
30 June 2018, Sat 13:00-16:50
1 July 2018, Sun 9:30-16:30
Place:Osaka University, Toyonaka campus,Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Meeting room (Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043)


June 30
13:00 - 13:15 Yumi SUGAKARA (Osaka University)
Session 1:
Chairperson: Willem van der Molen

13:15 - 14:05
Yumi SUGAHARA(Osaka University)
Sunan Bonan’s teaching: Theology and Sufism in the 16th century Java
Discussant: Yasushi TONAGA (Kyoto University)

14:05 - 14:55
Toru AOYAMA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
Imaginary of the seafaring ship in the process of Islamization in Java
Discussant: Michael FEENER (Oxford University)

15:10 - 16:00
Stuart ROBSON (Emeritus Prof. Monash University)
Serat Manik Maya: Javanese mythology
Discussant: Julian MILLIE (Monash University)

16:00 - 16:50
Sri Ratna SAKTIMULYA (Gadjah Mada University)
Following the footsteps of Sunan Kalijaga through the illuminations in the Pakualaman scriptorium
Discussant: Michael FEENER (Oxford University)

July 1
Session 2:
Chairperson: Toru AOYAMA

9:30 - 10:20
Willem van der MOLEN (KITLV)
Religious change in Java as reflected in the Suluk Panepen
Discussant: Mitsuo NAKAMURA (Emeritus Prof.Chiba University)

10:20 - 11:10 Edwin WIERINGA (University of Cologne)
"Not by the sword? Some notes on the contemporary sanitized myth of Java’s early Islamisation
Discussant: So YAMANE (Osaka University)

11:20 - 12:10
Ben ARPS (Leiden University)
“If you desire to live, follow my prophet,Ibrahim the friend of God” Conversion to Islam and the epic of Amir Hamza in Malay and Javanese literature
Discussant: Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)

Session 3:
Chairperson: Toru Aoyama

13:30 - 14:20
Aditia GUNAWAN (National Library of Indonesia)
The Islamization process in West Java: A review of 'Old Sundanese' Islamic manuscripts from Kabuyutan
Discussant: Julian MILLIE (Monash University)

14:20 - 15:10
Oman FATHURAHMAN (Syarif Hiadayatullah State Islamic University)
The Javanese-influenced Islamic manuscripts in the Malay speaking area of the Philippines:Southeast Asian Muslim mobility?
Discussant: Midori KAWASHIMA (Sophia University)

15:20 - 16:30
Discussion: plans for the future


Language: English
Admission: Free

Jointly sponsered by
Osaka School of International Public Policy,
The Research Group of Maritime Asian History,
Osaka University Forum for Area Studies(OUFAS)