Nahdlatul Ulama’s new chair faces a difficult choice: political neutrality or patronage

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What will the election of Yahya Cholil Staquf as the new leader of Nahdlatul Ulama mean for Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, and politics more broadly?

Who will study Indonesia in the future?

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The number of Australian students studying Indonesian has fallen dramatically from its heyday in the 90s. But the growing strength of Indonesia’s universities could help establish a new way for the countries to work together.

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


Talking Indonesia: social science

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Do Indonesian social scientists enjoy the freedom to conduct research on any topic of their choosing? How is their research funded, and how does the government view their work? Dr Dave McRae chats to Dr Inaya Rakhmani in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: supernaturalism online

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What is it about the supernatural that so captivates Indonesians? Why has YouTube become such a fertile platform for this genre of entertainment? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to new Talking Indonesia host Tito Ambyo in the first episode of the podcast for 2022.

Nahdlatul Ulama’s new chair faces a difficult choice: political neutrality or patronage

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What will the election of Yahya Cholil Staquf as the new leader of Nahdlatul Ulama mean for Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, and politics more broadly?

Best of 2021

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Indonesia at Melbourne will be taking a short break over the New Year period. Here we present the articles and episodes that attracted your attention in 2021. We look forward to seeing you again in mid-January 2022!

Talking Indonesia: universities and international research collaboration

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How are Indonesian universities navigating the tension between calls for greater internationalisation and an obstructive legal and visa regime? Dr Dave McRae chats to Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Rector Professor Panut Mulyono in a special Policy in Focus episode.

Who will study Indonesia in the future?

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The number of Australian students studying Indonesian has fallen dramatically from its heyday in the 90s. But the growing strength of Indonesia’s universities could help establish a new way for the countries to work together.

Talking Indonesia: climate change

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Is the Indonesian government united in its response to climate change? Does Indonesia have the capacity to implement its climate change response framework? Dr Dave McRae discusses these issues and more with Dr Josi Khatarina in Talking Indonesia.

Building back better from Covid-19 for a greying society

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Recognising that Indonesia's population is getting older, the government recently launched a national ageing strategy. The challenge will now be making sure its plans are actually implemented.

Nahdlatul Ulama leadership race vulnerable to political intervention

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As the race for Nahdlatul Ulama's next leader heats up, there are already indications that competition between the two leading contenders is becoming increasingly politicised.

Talking Indonesia: social science

, ,
Do Indonesian social scientists enjoy the freedom to conduct research on any topic of their choosing? How is their research funded, and how does the government view their work? Dr Dave McRae chats to Dr Inaya Rakhmani in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: supernaturalism online

,
What is it about the supernatural that so captivates Indonesians? Why has YouTube become such a fertile platform for this genre of entertainment? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to new Talking Indonesia host Tito Ambyo in the first episode of the podcast for 2022.

Nahdlatul Ulama’s new chair faces a difficult choice: political neutrality or patronage

, ,
What will the election of Yahya Cholil Staquf as the new leader of Nahdlatul Ulama mean for Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, and politics more broadly?

Best of 2021

, , , , , , , , , , ,
Indonesia at Melbourne will be taking a short break over the New Year period. Here we present the articles and episodes that attracted your attention in 2021. We look forward to seeing you again in mid-January 2022!

Talking Indonesia: universities and international research collaboration

, ,
How are Indonesian universities navigating the tension between calls for greater internationalisation and an obstructive legal and visa regime? Dr Dave McRae chats to Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Rector Professor Panut Mulyono in a special Policy in Focus episode.

Who will study Indonesia in the future?

, , ,
The number of Australian students studying Indonesian has fallen dramatically from its heyday in the 90s. But the growing strength of Indonesia’s universities could help establish a new way for the countries to work together.

Talking Indonesia: climate change

,
Is the Indonesian government united in its response to climate change? Does Indonesia have the capacity to implement its climate change response framework? Dr Dave McRae discusses these issues and more with Dr Josi Khatarina in Talking Indonesia.

Building back better from Covid-19 for a greying society

, , ,
Recognising that Indonesia's population is getting older, the government recently launched a national ageing strategy. The challenge will now be making sure its plans are actually implemented.

Nahdlatul Ulama leadership race vulnerable to political intervention

,
As the race for Nahdlatul Ulama's next leader heats up, there are already indications that competition between the two leading contenders is becoming increasingly politicised.

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


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