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Hilmar Farid


Country: Indonesia

Born in Germany, Hilmar Farid is Indonesia’s Director General of Culture. A historian, activist, and teacher, Hilmar is also the author of numerous books, his latest being Rewriting the Nation: Pramoedya and the Politics of Decolonization.

Lahir di Jerman, Hilmar Farid adalah Direktur Jenderal Kebudayaan Indonesia. Sebagai sejarawan, pegiat, dan guru, Hilmar juga penulis banyak buku, yang terbaru adalah Rewriting the Nation: Pramoedya and the Politics of Decolonization.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Nutmeg’s Curse

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 …


Main Program | Tale of Banda: In Conversation with Hilmar Farid

Spice has a large influence on Indonesian history. Starting from the Banda and Maluku regions, trade routes in the past have crossed various regions and pushed transit cities into cultural …