Feb 04, 2023 Last Updated 3:56 AM, Jan 31, 2023

Identity Politics

Aceh on a knife's edge

There are big dangers in declaring success too soon

In memory of martyrs

A Chinese community constructs and preserves the memory of their loved ones, the victims of racial and political violence in Banyuwangi

A new political animal?

Chinese Indonesians search for a political role in the new Indonesia

Learning from Malaysia's mistakes

Chinese Indonesians must re-enter politics in order to fully exercise their citizenship

Never Indonesian enough

State discrimination against the Chinese is a form of cultural violence

A common destiny

Challenges remain for Chinese Indonesians 10 years after reformasi

Chinese Indonesians ten years after reformasi

Chinese Indonesians reflect on their place in the new Indonesia

Defining waria

Indonesia’s transgendered community is raising its profile.

The ethnic factor

Christianity, curly hair, and human dignity

The bronze Asmat warrior

Contemporary art in Papua is about new and contested identities

Towards a New Papua

When they hear the sacred texts of the church, Papuans see a better future

Unity in diversity?

Ethnicity and the nation

Ethnic stereotyping by politicians

Ethnic stereotyping by local politicians in Lombok fails to please all

Reviving Malayness

Searching for a new dominant ethnic identity

How to be Chinese

Ethnic Chinese experience a ‘reawakening’ of their Chinese identity

Remembering today

Ien Ang returns to Indonesia and her Chinese roots

A history of diversity

Ethnic relations in West Kalimantan are marked with blood

Singing for life

Music is still a potent source of cultural resistance in West Papua

Divide and who rules?

Ethnic nationalism under siege in West Papua

Where it hurts in Papua

An Indonesian NGO finds injustices in unexpected places

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