Jun 04, 2023 Last Updated 2:32 AM, May 31, 2023

Reviews

Review: Kartini's letters in translation

Now published in both English and Indonesian translation, the annotated collection will provide a better understanding of this Indonesian heroine

Book review: 'Merdeka'

Henk Schulte Nordholt and Harry Poeze's new book turns attention to the battle for Indonesian independence and precarious rise of the Republic

Review essay: Constructing Indonesian girlhood on film

Two decades after the cultural shift opened up by Reformasi, hope looks very different in Indonesian cinema

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

Book review: Plantation life

Corporate occupation in Indonesia’s oil palm zone

Film review: Kinipan

How forest restoration and food estate policies affect local communities

Review: Separating fact from fiction in Conrad’s Eastern Voyages

Joseph Conrad is known as being the famous English author of books such as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness

Review: A narrative of denial

An indictment of Australian policy on East Timor during the Fraser years

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Review essay: In the shadow of the palms

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Photo essay: Minangkabau pig hunting

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Review: Kartini's letters in translation

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Now published in both English and Indonesian translation, the annotated collection will provide a better understanding of this Indonesian heroine

‘Tricked by a hoax’

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Truth and irrational violence in West Papua

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