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Considering whether five years of Jokowi–Prabowo competition is dividing Indonesian society.
The eastern islands showcase how national-level polarisation filters through to the grassroots, but also how the realities of decentralised power interfere with national-level political designs.
Socially conservative female candidates are making their mark in the 2019 legislative elections.
Fears of intolerant Islamic movements have intensified identity politics in Christian communities in the east.
A look at the religious rhetoric contained in parliamentary candidates’ campaign platforms.
Reflections on socio-religious developments and the political role of Indonesia’s Islamic preachers appealing to the middle class.
Indonesia’s pro-democracy protests cut across deep political cleavages
about 2 weeks ago
Bipartisanship and problems of representation in Indonesian politics.
Mapping the 1965-66 killings in Java
about 2 weeks ago
Infographics reveal new details about the anti-communist violence.
Moving the capital: a future in Kalimantan?
about 4 weeks ago
The impact of relocating Indonesia’s capital on local and environmental politics.
Jokowi-Prabowo political reconciliation as Javanese strategy
about 1 month ago
The underpinning politics between Jokowi and Prabowo reveals a deeper complexity within the Indonesian election.
The poor know they’re poor: The roles of shame and stigma in the everyday lives of people in poverty
about 2 months ago
Poverty reduction efforts in Indonesia need to also tackle issues of shame and social exclusion.
If he’s serious about building Indonesia’s “human capital”, Jokowi should make mental health a policy priority.
Indonesia needs evidence-based policy, not policy-based evidence.
New survey data show how strongly partisanship effects Indonesians’ policy preferences.
Road building is good for the economy overall but does little to solve the congestion that plagues Indonesia’s major provinces.
Out in the east, there is a feeling that Sulawesi has received disproportionate attention from Jokowi.
Indonesia should not be lulled by Neo-JI’s seemingly peaceful development.
Clouds are gathering for the hard-line Islamic group.
DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSUREVIEW THE INDONESIA ARCHIVES
Progress for pro-women policy requires being honest about the social and political barriers activists face.
What happens when civil society, the media, and policymakers are based in different cities?
The 2019 ANU Indonesia Update conference takes stock of Indonesian democracy.
Jokowi owes his victory to NU support, and NU expects both material and ideological dividends.
Economic change is eroding the political power of traditional custodians of land in this part of Eastern Indonesia.
The reformist chairman of Indonesia's Investment Coordination Board (BKPM) spoke to ANU's Hall Hill for New Mandala.