Essays and Fiction is a new series of writing in Inside Indonesia that aims to give voice to more personal stories about Indonesia. We welcome submissions in the form of reflective pieces, fiction, artwork, or essays about travel and fieldwork experiences.
Returned migrant workers have much to offer, but have trouble achieving recognition for the skills they’ve developed abroad
Cosmopolitanism is a magnificent ideal for a world torn by divisions and it exists in Indonesia in some surprising places. But how deep does and can it go?
Gerry van Klinken
Abused maids are not the only Indonesians overseas as success stories from the Indonesia Diaspora Congress show
Transgender Indonesian migrants are looking for romance and security in Europe, but nothing is easy