Michael O. Garvey | June 16, 2015
H. E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former president of the Republic of Indonesia, spoke at the University of Notre Dame’s inaugural Asia Leadership Forum last week at the invitation of Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
The forum featured a panel discussion titled “Indonesian Islam: A Force for Democracy and Peace” and was sponsored by Notre Dame’s Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. The panelists included former U.S. ambassador to Indonesia Cameron R. Hume; Timothy J. Roemer, former Indiana U.S. congressman and former U.S. ambassador to India; as well as retired Indonesian Lt. Gen. Agus Widjojo and former Indonesian Minister of Trade Muhammad Lutfi. Michael C. Desch, professor and chair of Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science served as panel moderator.
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