Main Program: Janet Steele: Mediating Islam

25 Oct 2018 11:45 - 12:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Janet Steele has been moving between the media landscapes of the west and Southeast Asia for decades. In a richly-layered survey of Indonesian and Malaysian media, she invites us to consider the intersection of faith and the fourth estate – an essential session for those seeking a deeper understanding of the cultures around us.

Janet Steele telah berkecimpung di antara dunia media di benua barat dan Asia Tenggara selama beberapa dekade. Dalam survei berlapis mengenai media Indonesia dan Malaysia, ia mengajak kita untuk mempertimbangkan kembali persimpangan antara keimanan dan warisan – sebuah sesi penting bagi Anda yang mencari pemahaman mendalam tentang budaya di sekitar Anda.


Michael Vatikiotis

Michael Vatikiotis is a Singapore-based writer and journalist. He is the Asia Regional Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Geneva-based private foundation that facilitates dialogue to resolve armed …

Janet Steele

Janet Steele is an Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, where she teaches narrative journalism. She believes that academic writing doesn’t have to be dull, …

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