Program Tags: Current Affairs & Journalism


Satellite Program | Creative Writing with Nawaaz Ahmed

Nawaaz Ahmed was born in Tamil Nadu, India. Before turning to writing, he was a computer scientist researching search algorithms for Yahoo. His debut novel Radiant Fugitives (2021) was a …

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Satellite Program | Inclusivity Options Circumstance

Carla Power will explore more deeply her latest book Home, Land, and Security, from her journey to explore extremist movements in the Middle East, Egypt, and other regions. By interviewing …

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Satellite Program | A Discussion with Carla Power: Home, Land, Security

Carla Power, the author of two Pulitzer Prize finalists in General Nonfiction, discusses the emerging field of deradicalization in her latest book Home, Land, Security. By inquiring into the stories …

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Main Program | The War in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered major global repercussions, from surmounting refugee crises and unprecedented economic sanctions to a shakeup of world relationships that are leading to escalating tensions and …

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Main Program | Jokowi and the New Indonesia

In 2019, Joko Widodo – popularly known as Jokowi – was elected the seventh president of the Republic of Indonesia for a second five-year term. From modest beginnings in Central …

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Main Program | Investigative Journalism

Drew Ambrose and Andreas Harsono specialise in uncovering corruption, human rights, and environmental issues. Together they share their stories, as well as, the in-depth process required for this type of …

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Main Program | The Causes and Consequences of Disinformation and Misinformation

Sorting through the vast amount of information created and shared online is challenging, even for experts. Disinformation and Misinformation often influence how political, health, environmental, and religious issues are viewed …

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Festival Club | Mencintai Munir

Written amid many challenges, Love Munir records Suciwati’s life path as the wife of Munir Said Thalib, a courageous Indonesian activist who was killed for defending human rights and civil …

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Main Program | Human Rights Watch

Elaine Pearson, Asia Executive Director at Human Rights Watch, and Andreas Harsono, author of Race, Islam, and Power: Ethnic and Religious and the Indonesian researcher for Human Rights Watch, will …

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Main Program | The Media Landscape in SE Asia

Southeast Asia is a diverse and complex region, geographically, culturally, and politically, with challenging terrain for media outlets to capture all these factors. This panel discusses the issues that are …

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