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Review: A life beyond boundaries

Aug 20, 2016 - Anthony Taylor

Benedict Anderson’s memoir showcases a broad-minded approach to the world and Indonesia Source: Verso

Benedict Anderson’s memoir showcases a broad-minded approach to the world and Indonesia

Review: Stormy with a Chance of Fried Rice

Aug 09, 2016 - Emma Coupland

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Review: Stormy with a Chance of Fried Rice

The forgotten killings

Jul 31, 2016 - Rosalind Hewett

Monumen Bambu Runcing (Bamboo Spear Monument), Surabaya Credit: Lidya Mewengkang

The slaughter of Indonesians by young nationalists has been hidden by romantic narratives of the independence struggle

Islamic cyber-activism

Jul 25, 2016 - Chris Chaplin

The yufid.com search engine provides potential followers with a search filter limited to approved Salafi sources

Yogyakartan Salafi youth are turning to social media to promote their faith 

Book Review: Inventing Imam Samudra

Jul 24, 2016 - Quinton Temby

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Book Review: Imam Samudra’s Revenge, by Angus McIntyre

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    Refan Ezekiel - 11 Aug
    I (pretending ) not to know why, but it is typical for western academic and politician to cover just one side of the story. when I read the title of ...
     
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    Axel Heyst - 09 Aug
    The massacre at Gubeng train station was one of the most notorious incidents. Indeed Pramoedya Ananta Toer directed a film about the massacre in the ...
     
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    Tim Hannigan - 08 Aug
    This is a very interesting article, highlighting a murky aspect of a murky period, which could certainly use some more research (though Pemuda violence ...

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