In the news
- Australia-Indonesia Institute grants announced
- Jokowi Widodo has forgiven the Malaysian organisers of the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur for misprinting the Indonesian flag in the event’s opening ceremony guidebook
- As ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary of founding this month, we should recall its immense contribution to Asia’s rise and look to the future of both ASEAN’s and Australia’s place in the region.
- In this podcast, Dr Jemma Purdey explores the political and cultural implications of media and technology in Indonesia with Associate Professor Merlyna Lim from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
- Distinguishing piety and fundamentalism in Indonesian Muslims: survey data show no evidence of a link between piety and intolerance, let alone violence
On the blog
- AIYA member spotlight: Jane Ahlstrand spoke to AIYA about her prolific record of Indonesia engagement. From performing and teaching Balinese dance to appearing on Indonesian television, she has been an avid advocate of cultural engagement and shows no signs of stopping.
- Sydney, 27 August: An incredible opportunity to witness Indonesian percussionist Cepi Kusmiadi perform in Marrickville on the Kendang Sunda for the album launch of the Julian Banks Group ‘Agung’ album launch, supported by Shanti Fire, a local Indian /jazz/flamenco group.
- Melbourne, 29 August: AIYA VIC Basa-Basi Youth Panel on strengths, challenges and opportunities for young people in the Australia-Indonesia relationship. This event is FREE and is part one of a series of talks in collaboration with the Australia Indonesia Centre. Be there!
- Sydney, 1 September: Soundquriang 4 feat Project Pop and Nidji LIVE at the Enmore Theatre, as well as our friends at Suara Indonesia Dance Group.
- Melbourne, 1 September: Forum Masyarakat Indonesia di Australia invite you to attend a panel discussion on “Preventing Radicalisation and Islamophobia in Our Diverse Society”.
- Sydney, 8 September: Business networking event hosted by Indonesia Business Council, held at KJRI in Maroubra.
- Canberra, 15-16 September: ANU’s annual Indonesia Update at Combs Theatre, ANU.
- Calling Young Muslim Leaders for Australian Exchange Program
- Volunteer apps are now open for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017 (UWRF17).
- Applications close 1 September for ACICIS’ Indonesian Language Short Course 2017/2018 sessions. Details here.
One week left – apply for NAILA now
Apply today for NAILA 2017 – applications have been extended until 1 September for a wide range of categories, including the new categories of a Junior Executive Award, Senior Executive Award, and the Teacher’s Award.
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