Problematika Sara dalam Pilkada di DKI Jakarta – Prof Mohammad Mahfud

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Date(s) - 20/10/2016
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Menzies Building 11 4th Floor, North Wing, Room N402


We are very fortunate to present a talk on a topic of current interest from a senior Indonesian judicial figure. Our own Dr. Nadirsyah Hosen will be discussant for this talk, which will be delivered in Indonesian.

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Problematika Sara dalam Pilkada di DKI Jakarta

Professor Mohammad Mahfud

Chief Justice of the Indonesian Constitutional Court (2008-2013)

Discussant: Dr Nadirsyah Hosen, Monash Law Faculty

When? October 20, 2016, 10.30 am – 12.00
Where? N402, 4th floor, Menzies Building, Monash Clayton Campus


The former chief justice of the Indonesian Constitutional Court will discuss the importance of religion and ethnicity to the forthcoming Jakarta mayoral elections.

Mohammad Mahfud MD (b. 1957 in Sampang, Madura, Indonesia) is a politician and lawyer. He was the second chief justice of the Indonesian Constitutional Court (2008-2013), member of the People’s Representative Council (DPR) of the National Awakening Party and also was the Minister of Defense and Minister of Justice and Human Rights under the Abdurrahman Wahid Presidency. Mahfud holds a master’s degree in political science and a doctorate in constitutional law (1993) from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. Since 1984 to the present time, he has also been a professor of constitutional law at the faculty of law at the Islamic University of Indonesia (UII) in Yogyakarta. Meanwhile, he has also taught in a number of other universities in Indonesia.