Main Program | Alternative History of Indonesia


 
 
28 Oct 2022 11:30 - 12:30
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Indus Restaurant. Festival Hub @ Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
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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 Order 1965-1998, has been neglected and how literature and books played a major role in the New Order’s overthrow, in particular reserach about Diponegoro, the poetry of W.S. Rendra and Wiji Thukul, and the books of Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Dapatkah penceritaan ulang narasi historis mengubah pemahaman kita tentang sejarah kontemporer Indonesia? Peter Carey, Eko Darmoko, dan Max Lane akan mendiskusikan bagaimana periode Orde Baru telah mengabaikan catatan-catatan sejarah dan buku penting dalam perjalanan historis, termasuk risalah tentang Diponegoro, puisi W.S. Rendra dan Wiji Thukul, serta karya-karya Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Featuring

Peter B. Carey

Peter Carey was born in Rangoon, Myanmar. He is an Emeritus Fellow at Trinity College, Oxford, and a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia. His main …


Eko Darmoko

Eko Darmoko is a prolific writer born in Surabaya. His short stories have been published in Kompas Daily, Koran Tempo, Jawa Pos, Radar Surabaya, Radar Malang, Surabaya Post, Basabasi.co, and …


Max Lane

Max Lane is the author of Indonesia Out Exile: How Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet Killed a Dictatorship (Penguin Books, 2022) and Saudara Berdiri di Pihak Yang Mana: Seni Politik Subversif Rendra …


Saras Dewi

Saras Dewi Putri is a Balinese poet, activist, and academic. She is a lecturer at the University of Indonesia in the fields of Ecofeminism, Ecological Philosophy, Eastern Philosophy, Literary Philosophy, …



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