May 29, 2022 Last Updated 7:57 AM, May 27, 2022

Reviews

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

Review: Bridges of Friendship

An excellent reminder of the strength and importance of relationships between people of different cultures

Review: Landscape of the soul

An exhibition of wall-hangings and mixed-media depicts the experiences of European Dutch and Eurasian people in Indonesia during the Japanese Occupation, the Revolution and after

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For transnational families like those in Manggarai in East Nusa Tenggara, financial stability comes at great emotional cost

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

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Contesting the religious soundscape

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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!

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

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