Jun 17, 2019 Last Updated 1:23 AM, Jun 14, 2019

Society

Woman power

In Bali, a new all-female dance-drama troupe is flouting traditional gender roles

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More voices

Women and marginalised groups seize new opportunities in the arts

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Lecture me not

Helping to boost English teaching seemed a splendid idea, but then Indonesian realities intervened

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A shared vision

Portraits of Islamic women from different centuries and different organisations

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Forty years on

With Suharto gone, the anniversary of the 1965 coup attempt is more controversial than ever

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Kampung Kamal

Half a century after Herb Feith first lived in Kamal, Nikolas Feith Tan retraces his grandfather’s steps

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Living in peace

Living in peace

The village of Oelua proves that Indonesians can live with difference.

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Generation 98

Djenar Maesa Ayu – one of Indonesia’s exciting new female authors

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Latest Articles

The waste emergency

Jun 11, 2019 - ROLF HAJEK

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Government, producers and the public must all cooperate to tackle Indonesia’s waste problems

Bogus redemption

Jun 02, 2019 - MUHTAR HABIBI

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Mudik forms a bogus redemption for many precarious workers amid a lack of decent jobs in both rural and urban areas

Review: Bridges of Friendship

May 17, 2019 - ANITA DEWI

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

Aging remarkably

May 16, 2019 - DUNCAN GRAHAM

Tati (Tatik) Soepijarniwati, 86 years, seems too small, too slight and too old to agitate / Author

A lifelong activist and retired midwife is teaching her peers to stay engaged… and not burden their children

Review: Flowers from Universe

May 06, 2019 - LAURIE MARGOT ROSS

Consort seated at spinning wheel, c.1910.  Reproduced in CM Pleyte, De Inlandsche nijverheid in West-Java als social-ethnologisch verschijnsel. Vol. 2, 1911. Batavia: Javasche Boekhandel en Drukkerij.

Textiles from Java

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