Program Tags: Society, Culture and History


Main Program | Alternative History of Indonesia

Can re-telling narratives change our understanding of contemporary Indonesian history? Peter Carey, Eko Darmoko, and Max Lane discuss why the analysis of the longest period of Indonesian history, the New …

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Cultural Workshop | Batik Painting

Iconic for both its artistry and long history, Indonesia’s batik is designated by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Whether printing with a cap or …

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Main Program | In Conversation with Tash Aw and Preeta Samarasan

Tash Aw, author of Strangers on a Pier: Portrait of a Family, and Preeta Samarasan, author of Tale of the Dreamer’s Son, tell stories of family, race, religion, tradition versus modernity, all …

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Cultural Workshop | Bahasa Indonesia Breakfast

Kick-start your Festival day with traditional Balinese treats and coffee while learning the basics of Bahasa Indonesia with the bubbly team from Cinta Bahasa. Learn key greetings, the dos, and …

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Main Program | Intellectual Journeys with Brigid Delaney and Eric Weiner

Journalist and writer Brigid Delaney’s latest book, Reasons Not to Worry tells of the Stoic principles of virtue, moderation and self-discipline from the teachings of three ancient guides, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus. …

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Main Program | Parallel Lives: Living Between Cultures

How do we create belonging and space for ourselves to feel a sense of inclusion? Our speakers come together to discuss their experiences of living between cultures and the importance …

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Main Program | Rekindling Dormant Languages

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein. Language is imbued with cultural values, ways of thinking, and histories that must be preserved and …

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