Religious freedom, harmony or moderation? Government attempts to manage diversity

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The government has recently promoted the concept of 'religious moderation' in its attempts to manage religious diversity in Indonesia. But there are several problems with the approach.

Will Islamist sentiment smother Indonesia’s ‘me too’ movement in the education sector?

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Conservative Muslim groups have confusingly argued that a new regulation seeking to protect students from sexual abuse effectively promotes any sexual acts that involve consent.

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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.

Women have been hit harder by the pandemic. As Indonesia assumes leadership of the G20, it has a chance to do something about the problem.

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If Indonesia is going to lead global economic recovery from Covid-19, recovery plans must address gender inequality.  

Religious freedom, harmony or moderation? Government attempts to manage diversity

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The government has recently promoted the concept of 'religious moderation' in its attempts to manage religious diversity in Indonesia. But there are several problems with the approach.

Talking Indonesia: the road to 2024

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Who are some of the likely candidates to emerge in the next race for president in 2024? What issues are expected to dominate campaigning? Dr Jemma Purdey discusses these issues and more with Dr Phillips Vermonte in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Will Islamist sentiment smother Indonesia’s ‘me too’ movement in the education sector?

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Conservative Muslim groups have confusingly argued that a new regulation seeking to protect students from sexual abuse effectively promotes any sexual acts that involve consent.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19, economic recovery and the knowledge economy

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What will Indonesia's recovery from the economic impacts of Covid-19 look like? What are the prospects for a transition to a knowledge-based economy post-pandemic? Dr Dave McRae chats to Professor Arief Anshory Yusuf in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Terror arrests likely motivated by political, not security, considerations

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The backgrounds of the three men arrested over alleged terrorism offences on 17 November suggest their capture may be connected to government efforts to neutralise Islamist opposition ahead of the 2024 elections.

Talking Indonesia: images and politics

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What role do images play in political life in Indonesia? How do the public consume political imagery? Dr Annisa Beta chats to Professor Karen Strassler in the latest episode of 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.

Women have been hit harder by the pandemic. As Indonesia assumes leadership of the G20, it has a chance to do something about the problem.

, ,
If Indonesia is going to lead global economic recovery from Covid-19, recovery plans must address gender inequality.  

Religious freedom, harmony or moderation? Government attempts to manage diversity

, , ,
The government has recently promoted the concept of 'religious moderation' in its attempts to manage religious diversity in Indonesia. But there are several problems with the approach.

Talking Indonesia: the road to 2024

, ,
Who are some of the likely candidates to emerge in the next race for president in 2024? What issues are expected to dominate campaigning? Dr Jemma Purdey discusses these issues and more with Dr Phillips Vermonte in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Will Islamist sentiment smother Indonesia’s ‘me too’ movement in the education sector?

, , ,
Conservative Muslim groups have confusingly argued that a new regulation seeking to protect students from sexual abuse effectively promotes any sexual acts that involve consent.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19, economic recovery and the knowledge economy

, ,
What will Indonesia's recovery from the economic impacts of Covid-19 look like? What are the prospects for a transition to a knowledge-based economy post-pandemic? Dr Dave McRae chats to Professor Arief Anshory Yusuf in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Terror arrests likely motivated by political, not security, considerations

, ,
The backgrounds of the three men arrested over alleged terrorism offences on 17 November suggest their capture may be connected to government efforts to neutralise Islamist opposition ahead of the 2024 elections.

Talking Indonesia: images and politics

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What role do images play in political life in Indonesia? How do the public consume political imagery? Dr Annisa Beta chats to Professor Karen Strassler in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


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