Jul 18, 2018 Last Updated 6:30 AM, Jul 17, 2018

Reviews

Perempuan Papua

Perempuan Papua

Review: Petrus Tegeke presents a detailed account of the position of women in West Papua

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Women and work

Women and work

Review: Written in an accessible style and admirably free of jargon, Women and Work in Indonesia is a valuable resource for understanding how work shapes the identities and lived experiences of specific sets of women in Indonesia

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BitterSweet

BitterSweet

Review: Stuart Pearson’s new book offers a rare glimpse into the life of a Chinese Indonesian family

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Watching Balibo in Jakarta

Watching Balibo in Jakarta

Packed screenings of the controversial film about the deaths of five Australian journalists in East Timor continue, despite an official ban

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Review: Islam and nation

Review: Islam and nation

Review: Edward Aspinall’s ambitious study of the Acehnese rebellion provides valuable insights into this complex conflict

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A shadow falls

A shadow falls

Review: Andrew Beatty’s new book tells the story of his experiences in a Banyuwangi village

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An unsolved puzzle

An unsolved puzzle

Review: A new book on Christianity in Indonesia fails to throw light on the startling prominence of women in the church in Minahasa

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Latest Articles

Review: A historical novel?

Jul 17, 2018 - GIORA ELIRAZ

Islam’s limited presence in Kurniawan’s novel Beauty is a Wound seems surprising given his cultural roots

Middle-path Islam

Jun 29, 2018 - MARK WOODWARD

An As’adiyah pesantren alumni group from Makassar, South Sulawesi: Mark Woodward

The vibrant force of As’adiyah is countering Islamic extremism and safeguarding ethnic and cultural identity

Review: Bicultural leader Siauw Giok Tjhan

Jun 18, 2018 - SASKIA E WIERINGA

Remembering the gang rapes of May 1998

Jun 07, 2018 - ANDY FULLER

The stories of Seno Gumira Ajidarma have helped to counter the denial of a national trauma

Photo essay: Alive, but not living

May 30, 2018 - Ali Froghi

Living in limbo   Credit: Ali Froghi

Refugees in Makassar protest the sudden increase in heavy policing by immigration authorities

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