All posts tagged with: history

A New Al Qaeda

Posted June 19, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The Sunni-Shiite split happened c. 650 C.E. In the religion of Islam, it carries great political and theological weight. Historically, Islamic states (e.g. Arabia, Persia, Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, etc.) have always lent themselves to be theocratic. The first state leaders who emerged from the birth of Islam c. 600s CE were the Caliphs. Over the next one thousand years, the world would see various Sheikhs, Sultans and Khans all vie for power in the culturally flourishing part o...


Wonderful Torch War

Posted March 17, 2014 no picture Achmad

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As a young man who is passionate about history and culture, I try to explore all Indonesian cultures. Although Indonesia has diverse cultures, I don’t stop my to understanding the details of some of the wonderful cultures. My unforgettable experience on watching Perang Obor or the war of the torch, I was impressed by how dangerous this culture is still allowed to be conducted. This tradition is from the Jepara Municipality, Central Java. It was very harmful because the war used a torch to dry...


We are Youth, We are Strong!!

Posted October 30, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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On October 28th, Indonesian people and especially youth celebrated “Hari Sumpah Pemuda” or “The Youth Pledge Day” a day which is believed to be the day of youth rising in 1928. It was the promise that was written and declared by Indonesian Youth; from every race, every culture, every belief and religion, every background in Indonesia. The goal is to have an independent Indonesia with one motherland, one nation and one language. It started from the first Indonesian Youth...


You don't need to love museum, you just need to go there.

Posted September 7, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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I called this, a little research with a great conclusion; “You don’t need to love museums, you just need to go there” I’m living in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakarta) . The perfect delineation of big city with many people, rush and central of entertaiment. That’s why people prefer to spend their holiday or weekend in a big mall or other entertainment places. But actually, Jakarta also has so many incredible museums with the bea...