November 2019

05
Nov
2019

Constructing a Female Hero: Memory, Representation, and Cultural Politics in Indonesia

Myra Mentari Abubakar

How is a female hero constructed in Indonesia? This study traces the phenomenon of the national hero cults in Indonesia and looks at the process of how a historical figure transforms into a heroine with broader recognition at the national level.

Tjut Nja Dien (second left), Indonesian female hero, when captured by Dutch in 1905. Image source: KITLV, Leiden

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14
Nov
2019

Heritage of the Air Conference

Various

The Heritage of the Air conference registration has opened! We are excited to bring a wide range of speakers and events to you as part of the conference program. Please see the links below for more information.

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27
Nov
2019

Local Civil Society Organizations in Post-Autonomy Papua

Hipolitus Y.R Wangge

Since Papua, Indonesia’s easternmost area, was granted special autonomy in 2001, the role of civil society has become more salient.

Papuan political prisoners in East Kalimantan Photo credit: civil society coalition in Jayapura, October 2019

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29
Nov
2019

SYNAPSE The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar TRANS-DISCIPLINARY THINKING AND TEAMWORK

Richard ‘Bert’ Roberts

There is much current interest in the sciences and humanities in creating research and training programs that span conventional disciplinary boundaries to answer questions that require new insights of a holistic nature and especially to address ‘wicked’ problems that defy simple solutions.

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