May 16, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Revolution

Women and the nation

Throughout its history, outsiders wanted the women's movement to be nationalist first of all. Now women are finding their own voice

Merdeka!

Prajurit jaga malam

For kicks

The history of football is a history of Indonesia itself

The first Asian boat people

Strange things began to happen when Indonesian refugees came to Australia during World War II

Not Fade Away

A General of the Sukarno years criticises today's military

The struggle over history

Pramoedya Ananta Toer questions the dominant understanding of Indonesia’s historical path

Surviving the kleptocrazies

Reflections from former Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Roeslan Abdulgani

Suharto (8 June 1921- 27 January 2008)

A career soldier who commanded a country.

Latest Articles

Book review: Beyond the pale

Apr 27, 2022 - JOOST COTE

A major research project on Dutch extreme violence in the Indonesian war of Independence, 1945–1949

Obit: Hugh O’Neill AO, 1933-2022

Apr 13, 2022 - TIM LINDSEY

Contesting the religious soundscape

Mar 23, 2022 - ANDY FULLER

A controversial regulation governing the call to prayer sparks a campaign aimed at taking down the Religious Affairs Minister

Essay: Hey Holland, you’re welcome!

Mar 15, 2022 - TITI KUSUMANDARI

Indonesia’s independence from the Dutch came at a price – Indonesians are still waiting for them to acknowledge it

Book review: Activists in transition

Feb 01, 2022 - JONATHAN PETER TEHUSIJARANA

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