Present as a speaker, the Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Islamic High School Dr Ilyas Indra Damarjati, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training from Universitas Terbuka Drs Udan Kusmawan MA PhD, and the Director of Politeknik Negeri Jakarta Abdillah SE Msi. Also present in the event the representative from the Nahdlatul Ulama University, Ir H Muntiyarso and Dr H Arif Dulmanan.
The head of IMAJINASI Sahrul Anam explained to UIN News Online that IMAJINASI UIN Jakarta is a group of Jinayah Siyasah study program students which are not only focused on the positive law but also on social issues.
“This is the first national seminar held by IMAJINASI, and I hope this seminar could give benefits for all of the participants,” said Sahrul.
According to him, Islamic boarding schools and its students have their own scientific study; among them are an independent character and high social responsibilities. Hence, the santris must be delivered to the higher level of education to improve their quality.
Based on UIN News Online Observation, apart from national seminar attended by the students, the launching of ASTINDO (Asosiasi Sekolah Tinggi Islam Indonesia) also been conducted. ASTINDO focus on advocacy for the policies of Universities and Colleges in Indonesia. (ika p/umar)