Main Program | The Price of Democracy



 
24 Oct 2019 10:15 - 11:30
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Jakarta’s deadly riots following the formal results issued after Indonesia’s 17 April elections overshadowed what had been a peaceful process. Jokowi’s victory was a sigh of relief for the nation’s moderate voters (and global markets), but the riots left the burning question of how 68 million voters’ disappointment will play out over the next five years. Our panel investigates the price of democracy.

Kerusuhan maut di Jakarta usai pengumuman hasil resmi Pemilu 17 April di Indonesia telah menciderai kedamaian pesta demokrasi tersebut. Kemenangan Jokowi memberi kelegaan pada para pemilih moderat Indonesia (serta dunia global), tetapi kerusuhan itu meninggalkan pertanyaan penting tentang bagaimana mengakomodasi aspirasi 68 juta pemilih yan kecewa. Panel ini akan menelisik harga yang harus dibayar demi demokrasi. 

Featuring

Stanley Widianto

Stanley Widianto is an Indonesian writer and journalist whose work concentrates on politics, culture, and how they sometimes intersect. His work has been published in The New York Times, The …


Debra Yatim

Debra Yatim is an activist, journalist, columnist and documentary filmmaker and Founder of three NGOs in Indonesia. She has published five poetry collections, and written a cycle of one-woman plays …


Maria Hartiningsih

Maria Hartiningsih was a Kompas journalist from 1984–2015. She was the first journalist to accept the Yap Thiam Hien Award for Human Rights in the Human Rights Educator category (2003). …


Frank Palmos

Frank Palmos opened Indonesia’s first foreign newspaper bureau in 1964 and co-founded Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club in 1965. He was honorary translator to President Sukarno and political leaders from 1965–1970. Frank’s bestselling works include Ridding …


Garin Nugroho

Beginning his career as a film critic, Garin Nugroho was a pioneer of the new generation of Indonesian filmmakers post-1990. His internationally award-winning films have screened in various cities from …


Nirwan Dewanto

Nirwan Dewanto is a poet, essayist, editor and curator renowned in Indonesia’s literary circles for his critical stance toward nationalist-populist sentiment in literary works. He is a two-time winner of …



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