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Main Program | Ahmad Fuadi: The Role of Islamic Boarding Schools in Indonesia’s Future

02 Nov 2020 14:00 - 15:00
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Ahmad Fuadi’s formative years at an Islamic boarding school inspired his award-winning novel, Negeri 5 Menara (The Land of Five Towers). Join him in conversation with one of Indonesia’s leading comedians, Sakdiyah Ma’ruf, to find out what life is really like at an Indonesian pesantren, how they’ve changed in recent times, and the role they might play in Indonesia’s future.

Tahun-tahun pembentukan Ahmad Fuadi di sebuah pesantren menginspirasi novelnya yang memenangkan penghargaan, Negeri 5 Menara. Bergabunglah dengannya dalam percakapan bersama salah satu komedian terkemuka Indonesia, Sakdiyah Ma’ruf, untuk mengetahui seperti apa kehidupan di pesantren Indonesia, bagaimana mereka berubah belakangan ini, dan peran yang mungkin mereka mainkan di masa depan Indonesia.

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Sakdiyah Ma’ruf

In addition to being celebrated as Indonesia’s first Muslim female stand-up comedian, Sakdiyah Ma’ruf is an activist and two-time TEDx speaker. She has received the Vaclav Havel International Prize for …


Ahmad Fuadi

Ahmad Fuadi’s formative years at an Islamic boarding school inspired his award-winning novel, Negeri 5 Menara (The Land of Five Towers). He has been a featured writer at multiple international …



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