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INTERVIEW: Why there are grounds for optimism in Indonesia, even in an age of global democratic regression
What’s the state of Indonesian democracy after two years of COVID-19? Will the pandemic’s pressures result in a resurgence of Islamist groups?
Jakarta seems to be playing a long game: keeping the great powers from outright conflict while reaping as many benefits as possible.
Economic and cultural biases tend to lead to Australian governments and elite institutions (including universities) looking past Asia in favour of Europe and North America.
Time and again, Indonesians have been confronted by a conversation over the role of women defined and bound by cultural and traditional values.