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Warisan industri kolonial dan kenangan di baliknya

Sebuah kota pertambangan kolonial di Sumatra Barat yang masuk dalam daftar UNESCO menimbulkan sejumlah pertanyaan kompleks tentang cara Indonesia memandang warisan industri.

Bekerja dengan artefak kolonial di Rijksmuseum

Dengan menggunakan lensa kritis, seniman dapat melihat artefak kolonial dengan sudut pandang yang baru saat meneliti koleksi museum

1b: Ekologisme

Ideologi politik yang mendengarkan bumi bicara

1a: Eko-Marhaenisme

Tata kelola Bangsa-Manusia-Alam dalam sosio-ekologi Indonesia

Making music together

At Earhouse Songwriting Club music is not only about the performer or performance, but also about the audience and the act of listening

Bacaan Bumi: Pemikiran Ekologis

Sebuah suplemen Inside Indonesia

An EV-fix for mining

Nickel’s ‘green development’ boost to resource nationalism

Essay: Local tradition in a global religious community in modern day Java

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

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

Netflix’s series Gadis Kretek (Cigarette Girl) romanticises an industry that kills around 290,000 Indonesians each year

Essay: A movement to remember

This essay is the first in a new series featuring the writing of and edited by young people.

Mengikutsertakan kaum muda

Inside Indonesiamengeksplorasi budaya kaum muda 

Satirical and vivacious

Forty years of theatre coverage in Inside Indonesia

Captivating kaum muda

Inside Indonesia explores defiant youth culture

An Indian student in Indonesia

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

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