CALL FOR PAPERS SESSION
4TH INDONESIAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

“CONSTITUTIONAL COURT, RELIGION AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS PROTECTION”

Bandung, Indonesia, 15-16 September 2021

WEDNESDAY, 15 SEPTEMBER 2021
Indonesian Time (GMT+7) Agenda Duration
08.00-09.00 Opening Session

Welcoming Remarks by Hon’ble Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. Saldi Isra.

Keynote Speeches by Hon’ble Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. Enny Nurbaningsih.

09.00-10.30 Plenary Session
Moderator: Pan Mohamad Faiz, Ph.D.

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Prof. Nadirsyah Hosen
(Faculty of Law, Monash University, Australia)
“Reform of Islamic Law and the Indonesian Constitutional Court”
20 minutes
Prof. Farid Sufian Shuaib
(Faculty of Law, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia)
“The Malaysian Court as the Arbiter of Competing Narrative on the Essence of the Constitution: Watching the Pendulum Swings”
20 minutes
Dian A.H. Shah, Ph.D.
(Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
“Religion and Constitutional Practices in Asia: Dimensions and Dynamics”
20 minutes
Question and Answer 30 minutes
10.30 – 12.00 Panel Session 1
Moderator: Helmi Kasim

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Dr. I Dewa Gede Palguna
(Faculty of Law, Udayana University, Indonesia)
“Court, Religion and Constitutional Protection”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Prof. Tarun Arora
(Central University of Punjab, India)
“Constitutional Reflection’s on Judicial Approach towards Revisiting Freedom of Religion and Gender Equality in Indian Context”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Chung Thi Kim Nguyen, Ph.D.
(National Academy of Public Administration, Vietnam)
“Human Rights, Religion, and the Rule of Law in Vietnam”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
12.00 - 12.30 LUNCH BREAK
12.30 – 14.00 Panel Session 2
Moderator: Rima Yuwana Yustikaningrum

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Prof. Muhammad Ekramul Haque
(Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
“Secularism to State Religion: Constitutional Right to Freedom of Religion in Bangladesh”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Prof. Muhammad Siddiq Armia
(Faculty of Sharia and Law, UIN AR-Raniry Banda Aceh, Indonesia)
“Islamic Constitutionalism through Constitutional Court: Does It Make Sense?”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Neha Tripathi and Anubhav Kumar
(Maharashtra National Law University, India)
“Constitutional Tale of Religious Freedom: Comparative study in reference to India and Indonesia”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
14.00 – 15.30 Panel Session 3
Moderator: Luthfi Widagdo Eddyono

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Prof. Engin Yıldırım
(Turkish Constitutional Court, Turkey)
“Freedom of Religion, Secularism and the Turkish Constitutional Court”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Osyad Awawda, PhD.
(Hebron University, Palestine)
“Religious Minorities Rights’ in the Palestinian Basic Law: A Study of an Apostates’ Case before the Constitutional Court”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Dr. M. Ali Safa’at
(Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University, Indonesia)
“The Role of the ICC on Determining the Differentiation and Relationship Between State and Religion”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
15.30 – 17.00 Panel Session 4
Moderator: M. Lutfi Chakim

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic
(International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies, Austria)
“Indonesia – Pivot to Asia Three Fundamental Challenges for the RI in the Age of Techno Biological Disruptions”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Dr. Boldizsár Szentgáli-Tóth
(Centre for Social Sciences Institute for Legal Studies, Hungary)
“A Little-Researched Aspect of Religious Freedom: The Negative Aspect”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
Alfitri, Ph.D.
(Faculty of Sharia and Law, UIN Sultan Aji Muhammad Idris, Indonesia)
“Constituting Islamic Law through Judicial Reviews in the Indonesian Constitutional Court”
15 minutes
Respondents 5 minutes
Question and Answer 10 minutes
END OF DAY 1
THURSDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2021
Indonesian Time (GMT+7) Agenda Duration
08.00-09.30 Panel Session 5
Moderator: Ananthia Ayu Devitasari

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Kerstin Steiner, Ph.D.
(Law School, La Trobe University)
“Religion, Rights and Constitutions in Southeast Asia”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
Andy Omara, Ph.D.
(Universitas Gadjah Mada School of Law, Indonesia)
“Why Not an Islamic State? Constitutional Debate Concerning State-Religion Relation in a Muslim Majority Country”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
Dr. Ahmad Rofii
(IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon, Indonesia)
“Is the Indonesian Constitution Religious? The Religious Values Clause and Constitutional Interpretation”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
09.30-11.00 Panel Session 6
Moderator: M Mahrus Ali

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Dr. Khairil Azmin Mokhtar
(International Islamic University of Malaysia/Malaysia)
“Unmasking The Devil: The Role of The Court and Islamic Religious Authorities in the Battle against Religious Extremism and Terrorism in Malaysia”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
Cekli Setya Pratiwi
(The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand)
“Rethinking the Constitutionality of Flawed Indonesia's Anti-Blasphemy Law”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
Tri Sulistianing Astuti
(School of Government and Public Policy Indonesia, Indonesia)
“Satire Expression and Blasphemy: Finding Its Proportionality in Indonesian Religious Society”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
11.00-12.00 Panel Session 7
Moderator: Dr. Irfan Nur Rachman

(Constitutional Court of Indonesia)
Muzayyin Ahyar and Prof. Ni'matul Huda
(Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Aji Muhammad Idris; and Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia)
“Islamic Constitutionalism: Islamic Social Movement and The Framework of Indonesia Constitution”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
Zaenal Muttaqin, Ph.D.
UIN Raden Mas Said Surakarta/Indonesia
“The Impact of Indonesian Constitutional Court Verdict No. 97/PUU-XIV/2016 on the Civic Registration of the Followers of Indigenous Religions”
15 minutes
Respondents 10 minutes
Question and Answer 5 minutes
12.00-12.10 Closing Session:
Closing remarks by Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. M. Guntur Hamzah.
10 minutes
END OF SESSION