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Dec 10, 2023

Celebrating 40 years

Rogues Gallery/ Tim Lindsey

By JEMMA PURDEY and GERRY VAN KLINKEN

Dec 07, 2023

Favourite Inside Indonesia covers

Veteran founder of the magazine leafs through past editions

By PAT WALSH

Dec 10, 2023

From the archives: An audacious project

On the magazine's 40th anniversary, we re-publish this piece by one of Inside Indonesia's co-founders on the occasion of our 25th anniversary

By PAT WALSH

Dec 10, 2023

Satirical and vivacious

Garin Nugroho's Setan Java was a feature at AsiaTopa 2019

Forty years of theatre coverage in Inside Indonesia

By BARBARA HATLEY

Dec 10, 2023

A part of history

This iIllustration by 'hans' appeared in edition 4 (March 1985)

Inside Indonesia and the People’s Culture

By KEITH FOULCHER

Dec 10, 2023

My Inside Indonesia

Young Australians encounters with Indonesians have long provided enduring people to people connections / ACICIS

Educating Aussies about our big northern neighbour

By PAM ALLEN

Dec 07, 2023

An Indian student in Indonesia

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and President Suharto, Jakarta / CC

Times change. Neighbours can now learn a lot from Indonesian democracy.

By KRISHNA SEN

Dec 10, 2023

Those were the days, my friend

Deryn Mansell and Bob Muntz at Napier Street for the mailout / Helen Pausacker

124 Napier Street

By HELEN PAUSACKER

Dec 10, 2023

Captivating kaum muda

Presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo greets students at Universitas Indonesia / Antara Foto

Inside Indonesia explores defiant youth culture

By ANNISA R. BETA

Dec 10, 2023

Mengikutsertakan kaum muda

Presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo greets students at Universitas Indonesia / Antara Foto

Inside Indonesia mengeksplorasi budaya kaum muda 

By ANNISA R. BETA

Dec 10, 2023

Inside outside Indonesia

Wheat on Australian banknote / Illustration by Andy Fuller

More local, more sustainable? Reimagining the magazine beyond the nation-state.

By ANDY FULLER

Dec 10, 2023

What now?

/csm2mk RTW @Flikr cc

Is there still a place for Inside Indonesia?

By LIS KRAMER

Feb 08, 2024

Review: Netflix’s ‘Cigarette Girl’ promotes Big Tobacco interests in Indonesia

The Netflix series has a star-studded cast and was adapted for the screen and directed by leading filmmakers Kamala Andini and Ifa Isfansyah

Netflix’s series Gadis Kretek (Cigarette Girl) romanticises an industry that kills around...

By MARINA WELKER

Feb 06, 2024

Book review: I am that unicorn

By HELEN PAUSACKER

Feb 01, 2024

Essay: A movement to remember

#BerkainBersama sees young people wearing the traditional prints in their own unique ways /Ghina Tsabitah

This essay is the first in a new series featuring the writing...

By GHINA TSABITAH

Jan 23, 2024

Obituary: Soni Farid Maulana (1962-2022)

Soni Farid Maulana (1962-2022) will be remembered as a literary figure from West Java, especially as a poet, who straddled the worlds of press journalism and of Indonesian letters / Ian Campbell

By IAN CAMPBELL

Dec 19, 2023

Book review: Systemic Silencing

Dewi Candraningrum in front of her painting featuring women survivors of enforced military prostitution in Indonesia during the Japanese Occupation

By JORIEN VAN BEUKERING

Dec 06, 2023

Apakah Prabowo “fit and proper”?

Prabowo Subianto /Antara Foto

Dari tiga pria yang mencoba menjadi presiden berikutnya Indonesia, satu orang menonjol...

By PAT WALSH

Dec 04, 2023

Is Prabowo fit and proper to be Indonesia’s next president?

Prabowo performs duties as Minister for Defence, Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base, Jakarta, Wednesday (8/3/2023). ANTARA/Gilang Galiartha

Of the three men who seek to be Indonesia’s next president one...

By PAT WALSH

Dec 01, 2023

Prabowo's record in need of review

Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo / Wahyu Putro A/Antara Foto

Letter to the Editor

By EDITOR

Nov 24, 2023

Feminists and LGBT

LGBT activists protest during Women's March, 2018, Jakarta / Bayu Fuller_Wikimedia_CC

Can they work together? Religious objections make it hard

By JULIA SURYAKUSUMA

Oct 27, 2023

Concerts for cash

Merchandise of all kinds was popular outside the Blackpink concert, Jakarta, 9 March 2023/ AntaraFoto

Indonesia has a plan to boost the economy through large-scale arts, cultural...

By MICHAEL H. B. RADITYA

Sep 13, 2023

Healing the nation? Part 2

An Indonesian delegation led by Minister Mahfud MD met with exiles in Amsterdam, August 2023/Saskia E Wieringa

Recent attempts to address the Indonesian genocide after 1 October 1966

By SASKIA E. WIERINGA

Sep 13, 2023

Healing the nation? Part 1

Joko Widodo and his delegation visits Rumoh Geudong, Pidie, Aceh, June 2023/https://www.kominfo.go.id/

Recent attempts to address the Indonesian genocide after 1 October 1966

By SASKIA E. WIERINGA

This Week

/Leo Barry

Essay: Local tradition in a global relig…

LEO BARRY

Ghosts and spirits often come up in conversation but attitudes are changing

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