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Missing history? Jimly Asshiddiqie on the death penalty in Indonesia

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Former Constitutional Court Chief Justice Professor Jimly Asshiddiqie has been a longstanding advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Indonesia at Melbourne spoke to Jimly about the future of the death penalty ahead of his lecture at Melbourne Law School.

Kuda Lumping: trance, tradition and technology

Kuda Lumping is a Javanese trance dance that will be performed for the first time in Australia on 7 August. Indonesian producer Kristie Monfries explains the tradition and reflects on some of the challenges of bringing the ritual to a western performance space.

Talking Indonesia: is Indonesia an unusual Muslim country?

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How do Indonesian Muslims' beliefs about Islam affect their political and economic behaviour? Dr Dave McRae explores this issue with Associate Professor Tom Pepinsky in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia. Photo by Dave McRae.

Ahok: loved and hated governor of Jakarta

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, or Ahok, has made plenty of enemies during his time in politics. Helen Pausacker profiles the feisty Jakarta governor as his supporters launch a campaign to allow him to run as an independent for a second term.

'The Look of Silence' comes to Melbourne

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Joshua Oppenheimer’s breathtaking 2012 documentary, The Act of Killing, focused the world’s attention on the 1965 Indonesian genocide. As Dr Jess Melvin writes, his equally stunning 2014 companion piece, The Look of Silence, demands we do not look away.

Asylum seekers in Aceh: maternal health matters

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Pregnancy and childbirth are the number one cause of death and illness for women during humanitarian crises. Kate Walton explains what needs to be done to improve healthcare for asylum seekers in Aceh.

People with disability: locked out of learning?

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Discrimination, poor infrastructure and a lack of educational assistance services limit the participation of Indonesians with disability in higher education. But as Dr Dina Afrianty writes, some institutions are leading the way in promoting more inclusive approaches. Photo by Tommy Kristiawan Permadi.

Where's Prabowo?

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More than a year has now passed since Prabowo Subianto lost the 2014 Presidential Election to Joko Widodo. Dr Jemma Purdey looks at what the leader of Gerindra and his Red and White Coalition have been up to since.

Talking Indonesia: addressing the legacy of 1965

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In this week's Talking Indonesia podcast, Dr Dave McRae speaks to the University of Melbourne's Dr Ken Setiawan about her recent trip to Buru Island, where her father was held as a political prisoner from 1971 to 1978.

Missing history? Jimly Asshiddiqie on the death penalty in Indonesia

, ,
Former Constitutional Court Chief Justice Professor Jimly Asshiddiqie has been a longstanding advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Indonesia at Melbourne spoke to Jimly about the future of the death penalty ahead of his lecture at Melbourne Law School.

Kuda Lumping: trance, tradition and technology

Kuda Lumping is a Javanese trance dance that will be performed for the first time in Australia on 7 August. Indonesian producer Kristie Monfries explains the tradition and reflects on some of the challenges of bringing the ritual to a western performance space.

Talking Indonesia: is Indonesia an unusual Muslim country?

,
How do Indonesian Muslims' beliefs about Islam affect their political and economic behaviour? Dr Dave McRae explores this issue with Associate Professor Tom Pepinsky in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia. Photo by Dave McRae.

Ahok: loved and hated governor of Jakarta

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, or Ahok, has made plenty of enemies during his time in politics. Helen Pausacker profiles the feisty Jakarta governor as his supporters launch a campaign to allow him to run as an independent for a second term.

'The Look of Silence' comes to Melbourne

,
Joshua Oppenheimer’s breathtaking 2012 documentary, The Act of Killing, focused the world’s attention on the 1965 Indonesian genocide. As Dr Jess Melvin writes, his equally stunning 2014 companion piece, The Look of Silence, demands we do not look away.

Asylum seekers in Aceh: maternal health matters

,
Pregnancy and childbirth are the number one cause of death and illness for women during humanitarian crises. Kate Walton explains what needs to be done to improve healthcare for asylum seekers in Aceh.

People with disability: locked out of learning?

,
Discrimination, poor infrastructure and a lack of educational assistance services limit the participation of Indonesians with disability in higher education. But as Dr Dina Afrianty writes, some institutions are leading the way in promoting more inclusive approaches. Photo by Tommy Kristiawan Permadi.

Where's Prabowo?

,
More than a year has now passed since Prabowo Subianto lost the 2014 Presidential Election to Joko Widodo. Dr Jemma Purdey looks at what the leader of Gerindra and his Red and White Coalition have been up to since.

Talking Indonesia: addressing the legacy of 1965

,
In this week's Talking Indonesia podcast, Dr Dave McRae speaks to the University of Melbourne's Dr Ken Setiawan about her recent trip to Buru Island, where her father was held as a political prisoner from 1971 to 1978.

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