HENRI DAROS

Sketsa Riwayat Hidup
(A Biographical Sketch)
                
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                              HENRI DAROS
                                 A Biographical Sketch                    
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                              Name           :  Henri Daros
                              Given name   :  Endi
                              Birth date    :  October 05, 1948
                              Birthplace    :  Lempang Paji/Manggarai,
                                                     Flores, Indonesia
                              Parents        :  Father – Bernardus Ngalong
                                                                  (1913 – 1995)
                                                     Mother – Sophia Rombas
                                                                   (1922 – 1995)
                              Baptized      :  Lempang Paji/Manggarai,
                                                     Flores, Indonesia
                                                     November 18, 1948
                                                     by Fr. Gulielmus Janssen, SVD
                                                     (Dutch Missionary)
                                                     Baptismal name – Henricus Daros
                                                     Name’s Day – July 13th
 
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Henri Daros (Endi) as a first year student (1961) of Junior High School at SMP Seminari Pius XII, Kisol-Manggarai / Flores, Indonesia

 
Formal Education 
 
1. Elementary School
   – SR Ruteng I, Ruteng – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1956 – 1958
   – SRK Koit, Paroki Mukun – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1958 – 1961
2. Junior and Senior High School
   – SMP/SMA Seminari Pius XII, Kisol – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia,
      1961 – 1965
   – SMA Seminari St. Yohanes Berkhmans, Mataloko – Ngada/Flores,
      Indonesia, 1965 – 1968
3. University Education & Postgraduate Studies
   – STFTK, Sekolah Tinggi Filsafat & Teologi Katolik
      (School of Philosophy and Theology),
      Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1971 – 1973; 1975 – 1977
   – Gregorian University, “Facolta della Missiologia”
      (Faculty of Missiology), Rome, Italy, 1982 – 1984
   – Gregorian University, “Centro Interdisciplinare della Comunicazione
      Sociale” (Interdisciplinary Center on Social Communication),
      Rome, Italy, 1983 – 1985
 
 
Special Formation
(Integrated/Interrelated with Higher Formal Education)
 
1. Spiritual Formation Program, Novitiate of SVD (Societas Verbi
    Divini/Society of Divine Word), 
     Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1968.12 – 1970.12
2. First Vows, officially associated with SVD, an international religious
    society active in human development work/apostolate worldwide,
    Seminari Tinggi St. Paulus (St. Paul Major Seminary),
    Ledalero, Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, January 7, 1971
3. Religious Life Formation Program, Seminari Tinggi St. Paulus,
    Ledalero, Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1971 – 1973, 1975 – 1977
4. Field Orientation Program, Seminari Menengah Pius XII
    (Pius XII Minor Seminary), Kisol – Manggarai/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1973 – 1975
5. Pastoral Guidance Program, Seminari Tinggi St. Paulus,
    Ledalero, Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1977 – 1978
6. Final Vows, permanently associated with SVD,
    Seminari Tinggi St. Paulus, Ledalero, Maumere/Flores, Indonesia,
     January 8, 1978
7. Ordination to Priesthood, Mukun (Home Parish), Manggarai/Flores, 
    Indonesia, July 02, 1978

Henri Daros (forefront, 6th from left / 7th from right) with classmates of the first year (1961) of Junior High School at SMP Seminari Pius XII, Kisol-Manggarai / Flores, Indonesia

Professional Certification
 
1. PENDIDIKAN/LATIHAN KEPENDUDUKAN & KELUARGA
    BERENCANA bagi PLS Agama Se-Provinsi NTT (Education/Training
    Program on Population & Family Planning), Badan Koordinasi
    Keluarga Berencana (BKKBN), Kupang/Timor, Indonesia,
    January 11 – 17, 1982
2. INTERNATIONAL SUMMERCOURSE MEDIA 1984,
    Institut für Kommunikation und Medien der Hochschule
    für Philosophie München (IKM), München, Germany,
    August 5 – 26, 1984
3. MANAJEMEN PENERBITAN BUKU (Book Publishing Management),
    ‘Pusat Grafika Indonesia’, Jakarta, Indonesia,
    February 11 – March 22, 1986
 
                     
Educational Experience
 
1. Teaching, Indonesian Language & Literature, Latin (assistant),
    Civics, Ethnic/Folk Music/Music Appreciation,
    Seminari Menengah Pius XII, Kisol – Manggarai/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1973 – 1975
2. Teaching, Introduction to Arts, Religion & Ethics, SMA Katolik
    Syuradikara (Syuradikara Catholic Senior High School),
    Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1978 – 1979
3. Part-time Lecturer, Introduction to Social Psychology,
    APM St. Ursula – Akademi Pembangunan Masyarakat (Academy for
    Community Development), Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1981 – 1982
4. Visiting Lecturer, Social Communication, STF – Sekolah Tinggi
    Filsafat (School of Philosophy), Ledalero – Maumere/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1987 – 1990
5. Visiting Lecturer, Social Communication, STKIP – Sekolah Tinggi
    Keguruan & Ilmu Pendidikan (Education Institute),
    Ruteng – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1987 – 1991
6. Full-time Lecturer, Indonesian Studies, Department of Asian Studies,
    Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, 2000 – present

Henri Daros as a seminarian at Seminari Tinggi St. Paulus Ledalero and first year student (1971) of ‘School of Philosophy and Theology’ at STFTK Ledalero, Maumere / Flores, Indonesia

Community Service
 
1. Parish Ministry, ‘Bush Parish’ of Ratesuba, Archdiocese of
    Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1979 – 1980
2. Parish Ministry, Cathedral Parish of Ende, Archdiocese of
    Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1980 – 1982
3. Initiator/Founder, PUTRA-PUTRI ALTAR (Altar Boys and Girls),
    Cathedral Parish of Ende, Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1980 – 1982
4. Student Ministry, SMA Islam Muhammadiyah, SMA Islam Muthmainah
    and SMA Negeri Ende, Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1980 – 1982
5. Liturgical/Spiritual Ministry, Convent Communities, Ende/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1986 – 2000
6. Sociopastoral Ministry, Logos Center, Nagoya, Japan, 2000 – present
 
 
Socio-Organizational Experience
 
 1. Organizing and guiding students in extracurricular musical activities,
    both vocal and instrumental, Seminari Menengah Pius XII,
    Kisol – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1973 – 1975
 2. Initiating the publishing of TUNAS, a wall magazine for the purpose
    of students’ extracurricular writing practice, Seminari Menengah
    Pius XII, Kisol – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1974
 3. Executive Secretary, Dewan Mahasiswa (Student Council),
     STFTK Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1976 – 1977
 4. Initiating the Exchange & Collaboration Program between
     STFTK Student Council and PMKRI (Association of Catholic
     Students of the Republic of Indonesia), both with its Central
     Board in Jakarta and Regional Board in Kupang/Timor;
      Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1976
 5. General Chairman, Dewan Mahasiswa (Student Council),
     STFTK Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1977 – 1978
 6. As voluntary mentor assisting reform movements of local political
     parties and urging a critical social reflection among student
     organizations, especially during the last decade of the notorious  
     ‘rezim Orde Baru’ (New Order’s regime); Ende/Flores,
     Indonesia, 1986 – 1999
 7. Encouraging conscientization among young intellectuals against
     oppressive elements in Indonesian sociopolitical life and motivating
     genuine involvement of young activists for political reform and
     democratization; Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 1999
 8. Special/Expert Staff, Archdiocese Commission for Lay Apostolate,
     Ende Archdiocese, Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1994 – 1999
 9. First Indonesian among first teaching staff of the newly established
     Department of Asian Studies, Nanzan University, Nagoya,
     Japan, 2000
10. Independent Consultant, Publishing & Media, Indonesian Affairs, 
      since 2000
 
 
Some Creative Works & Job-related/Avocational Activity

 1. As high school student initiating the publishing of DUTA BERITA
    (‘News Messenger’), a school bulletin of Seminari Menengah Pius XII,
    Kisol – Manggarai/Flores, Indonesia, 1964
 2. Editorial Staff, 1966 – 1967, and then Chief Editor, 1967 – 1968,
     FLORETE, a long-time magazine of Seminari Menengah St. Yohanes
     Berkhmans, Mataloko – Ngada/Flores, Indonesia
 3. Member and ‘solo singer’, ‘Paduan Suara Seminari’/’Koor
     Seminari’ (Seminary Choir)’, Kisol – Manggarai/Flores and
     Mataloko – Ngada/Flores, Indonesia, 1961 – 1968
 4. Conducting “Students’ Choir”, Seminari Menengah Mataloko, 
     Ngada/Flores, Indonesia, 1966 – 1968;
     Seminari Tinggi Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, Indonesia,
     1969 – 1973, 1975 – 1976;
     Seminari Menengah Pius XII, Kisol – Manggarai/Flores,
     Indonesia, 1973 – 1975
 5. Composing songs, hymns and musical arrangement for Church service,
     community gathering and special events, since 1970
 6. Leader, Schola Cantorum, a group of selected singers leading and
     accompanying the congregation during regular community liturgy,
     Seminari Tinggi Ledalero – Maumere/Flores, 1975 – 1976
 7. Contributor, VOX, Journal of Seminari Tinggi Ledalero –
     Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1971 – 1977
 8. Contributor and Editorial Staff, WISMA, by then a newly published
     Bulletin for Ledalero Alumni, Seminari Tinggi Ledalero –
     Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1972 – 1973
 9. Chief Editor, VOX, Journal of Seminari Tinggi Ledalero –
     Maumere/Flores, Indonesia, 1976 – 1977
10. Member, “Il Coro della Universita Per Stranieri”
     (The Choir of the Perugia University for Foreigners), Perugia,
     Italy, 1982
11. Member, Schola Cantorum, Collegio del Verbo Divino, Rome,
     Italy, 1982 – 1985
12. Participating in the 1st International Workshop on “FORMATION
     OF A SVD MISSIONARY AS A COMMUNICATOR”, Nemi,
     Italy, September 15 – 27, 1985
13. Doing ‘field observation’ about the art and management of Book
      Publishing at the FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL BOOK
      FAIR 1985, Frankfurt, Germany, October 1985
14. As new publishing executive by then, together with the staff and
     with the assistance of more successful publishers on national level,
     starting to update and design more comprehensive 
     ‘managerial guidelines’ for the remotely located yet nationally
     well-known ‘Nusa Indah’ publishing house and the holding company
     as a whole, as well as more specific ‘job description’ and ‘in-house 
     training materials’ for the employees; Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986
15. Presenting the Indonesian view in sharing ideas for the revitalization
     of the mission and spirit of SVD-owned publishing houses worldwide
     in the “First International Meeting and Workshop of SVD Publishers”
     in Sankt Augustin, Germany, September/October 1988
16. Taking part and opening the NUSA INDAH Book Stall at the
      FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR 1988 (nb. the only
      Indonesian publishing house participating at the time), for the
      purpose of direct negotiations with internationally well-known ‘good
      books’ publishing enterprises, in terms of translation right and
      copyright, and to arrange contracts for long-term cooperation;
      Frankfurt, Germany, October 1988
17. Giving lectures/talks for civil movement groups, student
     organizations, political institutions and government officials on
     various topics related to Social Communication (in general) and
     Organizational Communication (in particular), as well as actual
     topics related to social and political development in Indonesia;
     Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 1999
18. Giving talks for Church-related organizations on actual topics
     relevant to socioreligious life, commitment and responsibility of
     Christians both within the Church community and in the
     society; Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 1999
19. Participating in the 1st Asia-Pacific Zonal Workshop on
     “COMMUNICATION FOR SVD MISSIONS IN THE 1990’S:
     TRAINING AND COMMITMENT”, Tagaytay City, Philippines,
      October 8 – 14, 1989
20. Initiating and co-organizing necessary efforts to publish a local daily
      newspaper, while continuing to strengthen the role of the existing
      media, with the idea of empowering local people (‘the voice of 
     the voiceless’), paving the way for a down to earth process of
     democratization of communication that will further benefit the
     marginalized citizens of the remote parts of the country; 
     Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1992 – 1999
21. Giving name for the new local daily as well as the ‘motto’,
     i.e. FLORES POS, “Dari Nusa Bunga Untuk Nusantara” (from the
     Island of Flowers for the Archipelago), i.e. from the island of Flores
     for the whole country, Indonesia, and happy to finally witness the
     newspaper’s first launching (printed by Percetakan Arnoldus /
     Arnoldus Printing Press) in Ende, Flores/Indonesia, September 9, 1999
      (easily recalled as 9/9/99)
22. Writing and editing educational, teaching-learning and reference
      materials related to various aspects of Indonesian Studies for
      foreign learners & students abroad, Nagoya, Japan, since 2000
23. Attending/joining media events at international book fair abroad,
      especially at the yearly TOKYO INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR
      every July, to keep abreast with current development of media
      publishing; Tokyo, Japan, since 2001
24. Active as member of several online Civil Movement Groups,
      since 2002

Professional/Occupational Experience

 
1. Director, Penerbit NUSA INDAH (Nusa Indah Book Publishing),
    Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 2002
    (Transitional term/non-active, 2001 – 2002)
2. Chairman, YAYASAN DIAN (Dian Foundation), the publisher of
    weekly newspaper DIAN (‘Candle’) and monthly magazine for children,
    KUNANG-KUNANG (‘Fireflies’), Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 2002
     (Transitional term/non-active, 2001 – 2002)
3. Founder & Publisher, RUMAH KITA (‘Our Home’), a monthly tabloid
    for Christian Families, Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1986 – 2002
    (Transitional term/non-active, 2001 – 2002)
4. Communications Coordinator, SVD Ende Province, Ende/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1987 – 2000
5. Interprovince Communications Coordinator, Indonesian SVD Provinces,
    1995 – 2000
6. Co-Founder, FLORES POS Daily Newspaper, Ende/Flores,
     Indonesia, 1999
7. Chairman, Yayasan FLORES MEDIA (Flores Media Foundation),
    the publisher of FLORES POS, Ende/Flores, Indonesia, 1999 – 2002
    (Transitional term/non-active, 2001 – 2002)
8. Chief Director (1st), FLORES POS Daily Newspaper, Ende/Flores,
    Indonesia, 1999 – 2002
    (Transitional term/non-active, 2001 – 2002)
9. Lecturer, Nanzan University, Department of Asian Studies,
    Indonesian Studies Program, Nagoya, Japan, 2000 – present
 
 
Professional Membership
 
1. Ikatan Penerbit Indonesia (IKAPI),
   Indonesian Book Publishers’ Association, 1986 – 2000
2. Serikat Penerbit Surat Kabar (SPS),
    Indonesian Newspaper Publishers’ Association, 1986 – 2000
3. Koordinasi Komunikasi Kristen Indonesia (KOKOSIA),
    Indonesian Christian Communication Coordination, 1986 – 1995
4. Sekretariat Bersama Penerbit Katolik Indonesia (SEKSAMA),
    Indonesian Catholic Publishers’ Association, 1988 – 2000
5. Persekutuan Literatur Kristen Indonesia (PLKI),
    Indonesian Christian Publishers’ Association, 1986 – 2000
6. International Association of SVD Publishers, since 1986
7. Perhimpunan Pengkaji Indonesia Seluruh Jepang
    (NIHON-INDONESIA-GAKKAI),
    The Japan Association for Indonesian Studies, 2007 – present
8. Nominating Team (Nominator), The Fukuoka Prize / Award,
    Japan, 2008 – present.
 
 
Reference/Acknowledgement
 
1. Who’s Who of the Asian Pacific Rim, BARONS WHO’S WHO,
   California, USA, 1992, 1999, 2000
2. Asia/Pacific Who’s Who, RIFACIMENTO INTERNATIONAL,
    New Delhi, India, Vol. VI/2006 – Vol. IX/2009
3. Asian Admirable Achievers, RIFACIMENTO INTERNATIONAL,
    New Delhi, India, Vol. I/2006, Vol. IV/2009
4. Asian/American Who’s Who, RIFACIMENTO
    INTERNATIONAL, New Delhi, India, Vol. V/2008
5. Marquis Who’s Who Biography
[bios.marquiswhoswho.com/henri_daros/publisher/]
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