Main Program | The Nutmeg’s Curse

09 Oct 2021 09:00 - 09:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via | 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, joins Amitav to discuss colonial history and spices, acknowledging the role that spices, like nutmeg, have played in the country’s national development.

(This session is presented in English)

Supported by WritingWA & Budaya Saya

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 Indonesia, bergabung dengan Amitav untuk membahas sejarah kolonial dan rempah-rempah, mengakui peran rempah-rempah, seperti pala, dalam pembangunan nasional.

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh WritingWA & Budaya Saya


More like this

Main Program | Islands of Abandonment

What happens to wildlife when humans have retreated to certain places because of conflict or disaster? Cal Flyn’s Islands on Abandonment brings together some of the most desolate ghost towns …

Festival Club | Puan Seni

Puan Seni has been a safe space for women artists since 2015. They have created various discussions, events, and activities, including the Women’s Artists Gathering, in Bali, Sumba, Flores, and …

Main Program | Media and Memoir

In Phosphorescence, Julia Baird immerses herself in nature to explore friendships, family, loss, and illness, to seek the inner light that brightens our lives in the darkest times. In The …