The destruction of centuries past should focus the region on preparing for Indonesia’s next mega-eruption.
Indonesia's parliament has approved Jokowi's decree on mass organisations. Here's why the law threatens the freedoms of all Indonesians.
Some reflections from an odd, and at turns crass, fast breaking event inside a Jakarta shopping mall.
Forget oligarchy. Ahok's governorship, like Jokowi's before him, has been a boon for state enterprise.
A report from the pathbreaking Indonesian Female Ulama Congress in Cirebon, West Java.
Ahok's support of an Islamic pilgrimage site amid Jakarta's container port illustrates the intricacies and paradoxes of Indonesia’s politics of religion.
The state of Papuan press freedom is dire, despite Jokowi promising openness. Indonesia's Press Council must speak.
Warning signs for Jokowi in the importance of voters who were happy with Ahok's performance but voted against him on religious grounds.
Exit polls from Jakarta election are a good starting point for thinking about the nexus between identity politics and inequality.
Ian Wilson and Marcus Mietzner interpret the Jakarta election in a public conversation hosted by Murdoch University's Asia Research Centre.
How the idea of 'taingyintha' is used to decide who does and does not belong in Myanmar's political community.
Hailed as a game changer in the 2012 Jakarta polls, volunteer and social media campaigns are playing an increasingly ambiguous role in Indonesian politics.