Program Tags: Current Affairs & Journalism


Satellite Event | Writing Political History with Vincent Bevins

How do you rewrite a dark corner of history in a compelling, meaningful way? Vincent Bevins discusses literary journalism and how he created a gripping, powerful account, from world histories …

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Main Program | Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment

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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Workshop | Digital Spaces

In today’s digital ecosystem, anyone can share their opinions and news with the public, by using social media, blogs, and even with citizen journalism platforms. Unfortunately, these fast-paced demands do …

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Main Program | The Silent Singing from Toili

From Toili, an area in Banggai Regency, Central Sulawesi, Eva Bande echoed the call for environmental concern and welfare of farmers as they were increasingly being eroded by the exploitative …

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Book Launch | Puandemik: Kumpulan Puisi Perempuan di Masa Pandemik

Puandemik: Kumpulan Puisi Perempuan di Masa Pandemik promotes female poets from various regions of Indonesia. Written from 2020 – 2021, the poems convey the feelings, thoughts, hopes, and views of Indonesian …

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Main Program | Ethical Tourism Post Pandemic

As one of the most fearless defenders of Balinese culture and people, designer Niluh Djelantik is on a mission to build better tourism in the island post-pandemic. She has been …

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Main Program | Beyond the Barriers

In the midst of accelerating the flow of information, there are still barriers that hinder our understanding of humanity. In the patriarchal socio-cultural system, women are one of the groups …

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Main Program | A Picture is Worth A Thousand Perspectives

Since 2007, Mayank Austen Soofi has been documenting Delhi’s everyday life. During the city’s most desperate COVID-19 moments, he collected images and heartfelt stories of the people’s collective grief. Joshua …

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Main Program | Poetry and Politics

Poets Emily Sun and Felix K. Nesi are powerful emerging voices in the literary communities of Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Their poetries consider the personal and political impacts of imperialism, …

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Main Program | Project Multatuli: A Voice to the Voiceless

Multatuli’s book Max Havelaar is a powerful indictment of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies. Inspired by his fight for equality, Project Multatuli is a public journalism organization that expose …

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