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INTRODUCTION: Transnationalism, diaspora and the migration-development nexus in Asia and Australia
The impacts of transnational linkages and diaspora are huge and include trade and investment, livelihoods for poor people, and migrant workers’ rights.
‘Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia’ by Subhan Zein
Few have investigated the underpinnings of Indonesia’s language policy as thoroughly as Zein.
A reflection on language and identity in Indonesia
A personal illustration of the interconnectedness between language and identity as dynamic entities.
Politicising the natural environment through Indonesian art
Many Indonesian artists discuss natural disasters not in isolation, but in relation to broader social, political and historical processes and injustices.