Main Program | The Nutmeg’s Curse

09 Oct 2021 15:15 - 16:00
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant, Bali & The Rechabite Hall, Perth.

In The Nutmeg’s Curse, Amitav Ghosh shares how Western colonialism and exploitation in the Banda Islands, Maluku, is the origin of climate change’s current dynamics. Hilmar Farid, the Director-General of Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture, acknowledges the role that spices, like nutmeg, played in the country’s national development. Johannes Widodo will join them to discuss colonial history and spices. 

This session is presented in English

Dalam The Nutmeg’s Curse, Amitav Ghosh berbagi bagaimana kolonialisme dan eksploitasi Barat di Kepulauan Banda, Maluku, menjadi cikal bakal dinamika perubahan iklim saat ini. Hilmar Farid, Direktur Jenderal Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan RI, mengakui peran rempah-rempah, seperti pala, dalam pembangunan nasional. Johannes Widodo akan bergabung dengan mereka untuk membahas sejarah kolonial dan rempah-rempah.

Sesi in dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris


Johannes Widodo

Johannes Widodo is the Director of the Master of Arts in Architectural Conservation Program and Tun Tan Cheng Lock Centre for Asian Architectural and Urban Heritage at the National University …

Amitav Ghosh

Award-winning Amitav Ghosh became the first English-language writer to receive India’s highest literary honor, the Jnanpith Award, in 2018. Born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh, and Sri …

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