In the news
- As Jokowi calls for reform of international institutions at the Asia-Africa Conference, analysts wonder whether a shift in Indonesian foreign policy is underway.
- UQ’s Andrew Phillips on why the Bandung conference matters to Australia.
- Jakarta hosted the World Economic Forum on East Asia this week—check out videos of discussions here.
- Reports that preparations have begun for the execution of Australian convicts Myuran Sukamaran and Andrew Chan.
- Listen to Prof Tim Lindsey’s lecture on the legal and political issues around the death penalty.
- Fairfax’s @JewelTopsfield looks at Jakarta’s street busker community featured in the recent documentary Jalanan.
At the AIYA Blog
- AIYA’s look at Melbourne’s Indonesian Film Festival continues with reviews of @DanielZiv‘s Jalanan and the food-centred drama Tabula Rasa.
Events & opportunities
- Melbourne, 2 May: join in AIYA Victoria’s trivia night—16:00 at Attitude Studios.
- Sydney, 7 May: UNSW hosts a performance of Balinese gamelan at 19:30-21:00 at the Io Myers Studio—register here.
- AIYA Job Board: ACICIS is seeking applications for a full-time administrative position in its Secretariat in Perth.