Entries by Elisabeth Kramer, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/lis/, Jemma Purdey, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/jemma/, Tito Ambyo, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/tito/, Jacqui Baker, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/jacqui/

Talking Indonesia: election special

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Prabowo has exceeded expectations to claim victory in 2024 Indonesian presidential election. What do our Talking Indonesia's co-hosts think about the result? In this episode of Talking Indonesia, the co-hosts Jemma Purdey, Lis Kramer, Jacqui Baker and Tito Ambyo get together to chat about the election result, their analysis plus their hopes and fears for the future of Indonesian democracy.

Talking Indonesia: Indonesian student armies

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In this episode of Talking Indonesia, Tito Ambyo chats with Jonathan Tehusijarana about the history of Tentara Pelajar – student militia units – that were active during the Indonesian War of Independence and how this history still colours the Indonesian understanding of the term pemuda, meaning youth.
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Talking Indonesia: YouTubers

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As of July 2023, Indonesia 139 million YouTube viewers making it one of the biggest YouTube audiences in the world. And yet, the world of YouTube in Indonesia still remains under-researched on the international stage. 
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Talking Indonesia: decoloniality and independence

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We see that 78 years after Soekarno proclaimed independence in 1945 – Indonesians are still asking the question “sudahkah kita merdeka?” – are we truly independent yet. In this week’s episode of Talking Indonesia, Tito Ambyo chats with Tamara Soukotta about her research into conflicts in Ambon how to celebrate Independence Day critically and decolonially.

Talking Indonesia: sand mining

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According to a report from the UN, sand is the second most exploited natural resource in the world after water. Done without care, sand mining can cause coastal areas or even whole islands to disappear. Some fishing communities in Indonesia are at risk of losing their livelihoods and cultures due to sand mining operations.

Talking Indonesia: Gen Z voters

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Generation Z will vote in their first general elections in 2024. How will they vote? Tito Ambyo sits down with Abigail Limuria and Dharmadji Suradika from Bijak Memilih, a website helping young people understand Indonesia's political landscape.

Talking Indonesia: Reformasi ongoing?

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How does one of the long-time observers of Indonesia view the quality of the country's democracy? Tito Ambyo chats to Kevin O'Rourke in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: cryptocurrency

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How is the booming cryptocurrency market regulated in Indonesia? What are the main concerns do users? Tito Ambyo chats to Rob Raffael Kardinal in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: communicating research

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How can Indonesian researchers better share their knowledge and expertise with the world? Tito Ambyo chats to Prodita Sabarini in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

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