In the news
- Security analyst Sidney Jones says while Indonesia has had broad anti-terror successes, battling ISIS demands new tactics.
- From #KamiTidakTakut to #PolisiGanteng: after messages of defiance, how one gallant cop became an internet sensation during last week’s terror attacks.
- Elizabeth Pisani highlights research showing extremist groups still represent a tiny minority of Indonesia’s Muslims.
- Magdalene chats to @JokoAnwar, a filmmaker at the forefront of the Indonesian cinema boom.
At the AIYA Blog
- Congratulations to CAUSINDY co-founder Bede More, who’s been name a finalist in the 2016 Australia Indonesia Awards.
- Clarissa Tanurahardja on why Indonesia shows how religious pluralism can succeed.
- Budding filmmakers should check out the 2016 Indonesian Film Festival’s Short Film Competition.
Events & opportunities
- Jakarta, 29-31 January: with the support of the Australian Embassy, join filmmakers and fans to enjoy the best of both countries’ contemporary cinema at Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia.
- At the AIYA Job Board: UNSW Business seeks a Jakarta-based Relationships Manager, AIYA Victoria seeks team members for a number of positions, and why not help AIYA National edit the AIYA Blog?
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