Program Category: Main Program

With a fee of Rp 299.000, you can access all Main Programs. These can be accessed online via Townscript.com by purchasing tickets via the BUY Ticket button on the MAIN PROGRAM page. The link to access the Main Program will automatically be sent via email after purchasing a ticket.

The Main Program is also broadcast live at Indus Restaurant. Those who have purchased tickets via Townscript.com can use these tickets to watch at Indus Restaurant. The Main Program will be broadcast live with speakers who are present in person at Indus Restaurant or will present online (for speakers who are outside Bali). Indus capacity will be limited according to health protocols.

On 8-10 October the festival will also be broadcast live at The Rechabite Hall, Perth. Those who are in Perth and its surrounding areas will be able to watch the Main Program live from there.

Main Program | Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment

17 Oct 2021 09:00 /

In Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment, Ahmet T. Kuru argues that Muslims were philosophically and socioeconomically more developed than Western Europeans between the 9th to twelfth centuries. So, why do Muslim-majority countries …

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Main Program | What It Means to Be a Refugee

17 Oct 2021 10:00 /

The Committed is Viet Thanh Nguyen’s much-anticipated follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning, The Sympathizer. It shows the United States of America and France through the eyes of a Vietnamese refugee. He is …

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Main Program | Can the Komodo Dragon Survive?

17 Oct 2021 11:00 /

Indonesia’s Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, is facing extinction. Global warming, rising sea levels and human activity have shrunk their habitat on the island of Flores, making them genetically …

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Main Program | Sustainable Design

Popo Danes is a Balinese architect, who creates distinctive tropical resorts harmonious with nature and reflect Balinese aesthetics. Anneke van Waesberghe creates sustainable luxury tented villas that reflect her philosophy …

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Main Program | Indonesian Women Storytellers

17 Oct 2021 13:45 /

Muna Masyari, Ramayda Akmal, and Tias Yuliana present the dark reality of women in traditional customs and modern utopias. Their novels show the multiple layers of female characters as well …

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Main Program | The Mind of the Children

Cyntha Hariadi’s Kokokan Mencari Arumbawangi and Ziggy Zezsyazeoviennazabrizkie’s Di Tanah Lada both focus on the behaviour and thoughts of children. However, they actually touch on a wider issues, including the chaotic relationship between humans …

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Main Program | Cities for the People

Passionate about sustainable development, urban spaces and the well-being of his community, Ridwan Kamil is one of Indonesia’s most visionary Governors. With a background in architecture, he believes that cities …

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