Jul 02, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

Ethnicity

Chinese, Muslim and proud of it

The Chinese Muslim community in Surabaya even has its own mosque

The politics of Imlek

In contemporary Indonesia, Imlek is much more than a cultural celebration

The tragedy of May 1998

Glodok: A photo essay

Against the grain

Two Chinese-Indonesian women are role models for the younger generation

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

Through a building darkly

The story of the Teochiu Huikuan building in Medan provides insights into Chinese Indonesians’ history of dispossession

Game of chance

Chinese Indonesians play asylum roulette in the United States

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

Rulers in their own country?

Special autonomy and Papuan aspirations have been thwarted by Jakarta and hampered by the administrative fragmentation sponsored by local politicians

Faith, flags and festivities

Images of highlanders at home and abroad

Indonesia'€™s Q!Film Festival

Young Indonesians are using an alternative film festival to promote awareness of sexual diversity

The name game

Or, the years of living with no one to blame

Where are you (not) from?

Sundanese have a habit of putting each other in their places

Shifting faultlines

In the aftermath of religious conflict, ethnic difference is becoming more prominent in Ambon

Ethnic stereotyping by politicians

Ethnic stereotyping by local politicians in Lombok fails to please all

Reviving Malayness

Searching for a new dominant ethnic identity

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