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Talking Indonesia: managing the Omicron wave

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As the Omicron wave peaks in Indonesia, Dr Jemma Purdey chats with Dr Dicky Budiman about how Indonesia's health systems are coping. What lessons were learned from the Delta wave in mid-2021? Are vaccinations doing what they should?

Dorce Gamalama: an accidental role model for gender and sexual minorities in Indonesia

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Dorce Gamalama might have never described herself an activist, but she still made a major contribution to public awareness of gender and sexuality issues in Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: private sector innovation

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What spurs private sector companies to innovate in ways that cater to lower-income customers? How have governments responded to such innovation? Dr Dave McRae chats with Professor Michiko Iizuka in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Penyalin Cahaya and the economy of feminist films

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The growing commodification of feminist issues in Indonesia means that while some films may advance feminist themes, this is no guarantee that the filmmakers involved genuinely support gender equality.

History repeats: Langkat case exposes the long history of slavery on plantations

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The alleged abuse of plantation workers by the Langkat district head shocked Indonesia. But the exploitation of plantation workers follows a pattern established as far back as the colonial era.

Talking Indonesia: hip-hop

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How do Indonesian hip-hop artists tackle social and political issues in their music? How do issues of ethnicity, sexism and masculinity influence hip-hop lyrics? Tito Ambyo chats to William Yanko in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: progressive politics

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What does it mean to be "progressive" in an Indonesian context? What does the experience of PSI in 2019 reveal about support for progressive politics in the country? Dr Dave McRae chats with Dr Amalinda Savirani in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

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.

Talking Indonesia: managing the Omicron wave

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As the Omicron wave peaks in Indonesia, Dr Jemma Purdey chats with Dr Dicky Budiman about how Indonesia's health systems are coping. What lessons were learned from the Delta wave in mid-2021? Are vaccinations doing what they should?

Dorce Gamalama: an accidental role model for gender and sexual minorities in Indonesia

, ,
Dorce Gamalama might have never described herself an activist, but she still made a major contribution to public awareness of gender and sexuality issues in Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: private sector innovation

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What spurs private sector companies to innovate in ways that cater to lower-income customers? How have governments responded to such innovation? Dr Dave McRae chats with Professor Michiko Iizuka in a special Policy in Focus episode of Talking Indonesia.

Penyalin Cahaya and the economy of feminist films

, ,
The growing commodification of feminist issues in Indonesia means that while some films may advance feminist themes, this is no guarantee that the filmmakers involved genuinely support gender equality.

History repeats: Langkat case exposes the long history of slavery on plantations

, , ,
The alleged abuse of plantation workers by the Langkat district head shocked Indonesia. But the exploitation of plantation workers follows a pattern established as far back as the colonial era.

Talking Indonesia: hip-hop

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How do Indonesian hip-hop artists tackle social and political issues in their music? How do issues of ethnicity, sexism and masculinity influence hip-hop lyrics? Tito Ambyo chats to William Yanko in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: progressive politics

,
What does it mean to be "progressive" in an Indonesian context? What does the experience of PSI in 2019 reveal about support for progressive politics in the country? Dr Dave McRae chats with Dr Amalinda Savirani in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

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.

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