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Indonesia

Addressing food security in Indonesia

Food estates are costly and fail to value the application of ecological principles, especially local agroecological practices rooted in local communities.

Webinar: Women’s rights & gender equality in Indonesia

Speakers will examine the extent to which Indonesian women have achieved equality in a broad array of political, economic and social fields

NBSEAS: In Search of New Social Democracy: Insights from the South—Implications for the North

In this episode of the Nordic Asia Podcast Kenneth Bo Nielsen is joined by Olle Törnquist to discuss the main results and arguments in what he calls his endbook.

Indonesia’s Jalan tengah in the new age of great power rivalries

Indonesia’s decision to gamble with a degree of its strategic autonomy should thus be regarded as the latest reinterpretation of jalan tengah.

Rethinking memories of Darul Islam

The anti-traditional rule of the Darul Islam movement had a tremendous impact on indigeneity and the way that it is constructed today among the Duri

Rising religious radicalism in Indonesia: roots and shoots

Research conducted in 50 schools revealed that schools have become the arena in which to disseminate radical ideology

Apa yang mendorong perubahan moral Indonesia?

Nilai-nilai demokrasi di Indonesia terkooptasi untuk membantu tujuan yang tidak liberal

The Costs of Repressing Islamists

The banning of FPI or any other “anti-Pancasila” group is not a shortcut to ending deep-seated discrimination against minorities.

A survivor-centred Sexual Violence Bill in Indonesia?

A survivor-centred perspective can transform the safety of women in society by pivoting on principles of justice and fairness.

Indigenous Papuan women and the struggle for land

Amid the chaotic contestation over natural resources in Papua, it is the indigenous women who are constantly pushed out of the arena.

Mental health in Indonesia: then, now and things to come

A webinar for World Mental Health Day will showcase small sample of extraordinary individuals sharing their experiences in mental health in Indonesia.

Herd immunity/herding constituents: parpol and COVID-19 vaccines in Indonesia #2

These events are heavily political in the distinctively clientelistic sense that dominates in Indonesia.

Herd immunity/herding constituents: parpol and COVID-19 vaccines in Indonesia #1

Online and social media shows that several political parties are actively involved in the vaccination program.

Invoking memories of Darul Islam

Reports from Afghanistan and contemporary memory activism teach us that memories of trauma run deep, as the author and others have found among the Sulawesi survivors of DI/TI.

Indonesia’s sugar scandals

The effects of decisions about sugar made during tumultuous periods in Indonesian history linger into the contemporary era.

Traumatic Pasts in Asia: The editors’ account

These case studies analyse both the psychological and communal effects of violence and natural disasters and how communities attempt to overcome their effects.

Taliban rule restored in Afghanistan: security implications for Indonesia

The loyalty of some Islamist groups to AQ, and by extension, the Taliban, is evident from the content posted on their respective affiliated websites and publications.

Extricating Indonesian children from ISIS influence abroad

Bringing them home is the only option that addresses both the humanitarian and security aim of weakening Indonesian links to terrorist networks abroad. 

‘The East’ in a transnational context: The Indonesian War of Independence in film

Ethical questions around Dutch soldiers’ actions on which the film reflects are less urgent in Indonesian films.

Surviving Four Disasters in Sumba

This is not a series of incidental disasters, but the result of structural problems related to capitalist expansion, climate change and recurring global epidemics

Indonesia’s open-door lockdown

Along with the ineffectual lockdown the widely reported graft has fomented outrage and eroded trust in the government’s ability to handle the pandemic and keep its people safe.

Kaum perempuan di garis depan: Peran kepemimpinan yang tak dihitung dalam penanganan COVID-19

Pengakuan pentingnya peran ini bisa memperkuatkan strategi baru.

Storytelling, subversion and satire in Tita Salina’s 1001st Island

A utopian vision with glimpses of a dystopian future.

Frontline women: unrecognised leadership in Indonesia’s COVID-19 response

Incorporating women's experiences and skills would improve pandemic responses.