Post Tagged with: "Indonesia"

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Populism and Religious Nationalism in France and Indonesia

Religion appears to re-emerge in both French and Indonesian elections as a source of national identity to exclude those who do not share the heritage of the majority.

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

China: New Steps Forward in Africa

By understanding China’s approach as pragmatic, not altruistic, those working with China can come out with economic gains.

The Connecting Issue of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants in Southeast Asia

The Connecting Issue of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants in Southeast Asia

Abandoned by neighbors, 30,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi asylum seekers were left stranded in the Andaman Sea and Malacca Strait in 2015: their protection is essential

Reworking Palm Oil Welfare from the Grassroots in Indonesia

Reworking Palm Oil Welfare from the Grassroots in Indonesia

Palm oil workers are presented the challenge of formulating a collective agenda and political strategies. They currently do not have the capacity to do so.

Against State Straightism: Five Principles for Including LGBT Indonesians

Against State Straightism: Five Principles for Including LGBT Indonesians

Indonesia’s diversity has always included LGBT persons. The question is can they live with freedom, which has been the cry of Indonesian nationalism from its beginnings.

Sexualities, LGBT Rights and The Ban of ‘Gay’ Emoticons in Indonesia

Sexualities, LGBT Rights and The Ban of ‘Gay’ Emoticons in Indonesia

While the emoticon debate itself seems rather trivial, the debates surrounding it are illustrative of the tensions between Islam and local practices.

Turnbull Meets Jokowi: A New Chapter in Australia-Indonesia Relations?

Turnbull Meets Jokowi: A New Chapter in Australia-Indonesia Relations?

Indonesia is keen to engage with Australia as part of a regional balance of power and it welcomes trade and investment opportunities. Yet difficulties remain between the neighbouring states.

Neo-Orientalism: Indonesia’s Colonialism and Papua

Neo-Orientalism: Indonesia’s Colonialism and Papua

Lessons learnt from Dutch colonialism have resulted in Indonesia’s mimicking and replicating its own code of imperialism, resulting in Papua’s accession into Indonesia.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

Review – The Incubus of Intervention

Review – The Incubus of Intervention

A remarkable account of differences between John F. Kennedy and Allan Dulles that significantly contributes to our understanding of US involvement in Indonesia.

Does Disaster Diplomacy Improve Inter-State Relations?

Does Disaster Diplomacy Improve Inter-State Relations?

Disaster diplomacy is best viewed as a long-running process with multiple parties interacting, rather than as a snapshot phenomenon which either works or does not work.

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