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Chasing a cure for beriberi

A long search for a cure for beriberi in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth century was led by trial and a lot of error

Review: 25 years of music activism

For two decades Bali-based rock band Navicula’s mission has been to tackle some of the country’s biggest social and environmental ills

Essay: Divine rejeki! What a wonderful windfall

How can you get rejeki? Like everything else about rejeki, the answer is something of a mystery.

Dorce Gamalama's burial and Indonesia's transgender traditions

In contrast to the national motto ‘Unity in Diversity’ and its history of tolerance, Indonesian sexual  minorities are not respected

Fiction: The Turning Wheel

Lontar Modern Indonesia Series

Fiction: Threads of Dignity

Lontar Modern Indonesia Series

Book review: A life told in three parts

Translations of Putu Oka Sukanta’s trilogy of novels, bring his stories of struggle, oppression and resilience spanning over sixty years of Indonesian history, to an English-speaking audience

Book review: Beyond the pale

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

Tuna trouble

Thinking about an intangible crisis in North Seram

To protect and conserve

A women-led ranger team in Aceh

Social ecological democracy

Because experience cannot be delegated

Utopians for parliament

An interview with leaders of the Indonesian Green Party

Essay: Eco-socialist visions, how Indonesia could inspire Australia

In 1945, Indonesians astonished the world with a Revolution for social justice. Can they do it again in the 2020s with climate justice?

Tubuh-tanah air

Haris Retno Susmiyati & Siti Maimunah mengeksplorasi hubungan antara gerakan perempuan, lingkungan, dan sejarah kapitalisme

Utopia beyond the abyss

Ecological civilisation in Indonesia

‘Trees pray for us’

Does religious environmentalism have a future in Indonesia?

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