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Aurora Donzelli on her book, One or Two Words

| , March 28th, 2022

Interview by Nicco La Mattina https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/O/bo68162961.html Nicco La Mattina: A principle theme running throughout One or Two Words is th…

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Book Review: Genre Publics: Popular Music, Technologies, and Class in Indonesia by Emma Baulch

Rose Deller , March 17th, 2022

In Genre Publics: Popular Music, Technologies, and Class in Indonesia, Emma Baulch explores the interconnections between the Indonesian public sphere and popular music. This is a rich contribution to…

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Gotong Royong: a recent flood and strong leadership strengthen a system of solidarity in Lombok

standplaatswereld , February 16th, 2022

By Jop Koopman On the 6th of December 2021, a massive flood happened in the area of Gunungsari in West Lombok. Floods are not rare in the rainy…

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Aurora Donzelli on her book, Method of Desire

| , October 11th, 2021

interview by Setrag Manoukian https://uhpress.hawaii.edu/title/methods-of-desire-language-morality-and-affect-in-neoliberal-indonesia/ Setrag Manoukian: It is reductive to assign a narrow t…

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Jathilan Dance: Experiencing the Spirits

The Familiar Strange , August 15th, 2021

yelling, crawling and rolling. Later, they begin to show some animal-like behavior: hissing, roaring and moving on all fours. This is my fieldwork. The place is Java, the…

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Social Life of Chronic Living by Peter van Eeuwijk

Peter van Eeuwijk , July 12th, 2021

Chronicity, ageing, and social life Old-age related health conditions evolve into both a dynamic and an inert chronicity which, in the end, produces a particular quality of life…


Mobility and immobility during the pandemic: Experiences on a journey from Amsterdam to Semarang

standplaatswereld , March 12th, 2021

By Pamungkas (Yudha) Dewanto           As a response to the global corona crisis, authorities all over the world set strict health protocols for travelers. Focusing on the case of…

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Hallan en Indonesia la pintura figurativa más antigua del mundo: un jabalí de hace 45.000 años

anthropologies , March 4th, 2021

El hallazgo se ha producido en la cueva de Leang Tedongnge, en la isla indonesia de Célebes. Se trata de un jabalí verrugoso de 136 cm de largo…


Nicole Weydmann, Kristina Großmann, Maribeth Erb, Novia Tirta Rahayu Tijaja: Healing in context: Traditional medicine has an important role to play in Indonesia’s fight against the coronavirus

focaal_admin , September 8th, 2020

The first two cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia were announced on 2 March 2020, quite late compared to other countries. The first patient was a 31-year-old woman who…


The Making of a Paper Crisis: Coexisting with COVID-19 in Indonesia

Rebecca_Irons , July 6th, 2020

GEGER RIYANTO The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly far from over in Indonesia. In fact, as I write this piece (June 6th), the COVID-19 infections are constantly escalating. Each…

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Earth Displacements: Draining the Swamp in Southeast Sulawesi

colinhoag , June 16th, 2020

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2019 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline…


COVID-19 Secrecy in Indonesia: Between Economy and the Government’s Empty Pride (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , June 1st, 2020

Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Geger Riyanto   Angela Merkel’s remark on 11 March 2020 that up to 70 percent of Germany’s population could contract COVID-19 was…


Blocking the Pandemic: Regional Boundary Controls in Indonesia’s Far East (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 27th, 2020

Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Jacob Nerenberg   Indonesia, whose population of 267 million inhabits a vast archipelago, has not been spared the challenge of the SARS-CoV-2…


Sophia Hornbacher-Schönleber: “A Matter of Priority”: The Covid-19 Crisis in Indonesia

focaal_admin , May 11th, 2020

Sophia Hornbacher-Schönleber, University of Cambridge COVID-19 is wreaking havoc in Indonesia. The government ignored the crisis for too long, relying on a dubious religious discourse of divine pro…


Karen Strassler on her new book, Demanding Images

| , May 11th, 2020

https://www.dukeupress.edu/demanding-images Interview by Ilana Gershon Ilana Gershon: Your book is about the image-event, and I am wondering if you could explain what an image-event is, and how you…

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“We Cannot Afford to Take Any Risks”: Refugees in Indonesia under Self-Isolation amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 11th, 2020

Hide Press Release (3 Less Words) Mahardhika Sjamsoe’oed Sadjad   Image 1: Refugees in Medan making facemasks for an initiative led by a local non-profit organization that covers…


Hope in the Time of Corona: Indonesia

Rebecca_Irons , April 17th, 2020

GEGER RIYANTO We were supposed to have a family dinner. In three days, I will be departing back to Germany. I was coming home for a few weeks…

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Fieldwork and COVID-19: After a ‘Corona home run’ from Indonesia

standplaatswereld , April 8th, 2020

BY SHANNON VAN LEEUWEN, EVELIEN VAN OVERVELD & FRIDUS STEIJLEN March 16, early in the morning I received a Whatsapp message from my student Shannon: ‘We received a…

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Understanding Orangutan Conservation: An Interview With Cameron Goodhead

Alanis Christian , March 22nd, 2020

Cameron Goodhead is a researcher at the University of Exeter investigating the use of drones in orangutan conservation efforts in Borneo. I had the fantastic privilege of interviewing…

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Single Shot: Laying an Egg

Ian Pollock , October 16th, 2019

“She likes it in here,” he said. “Sometimes I have to catch the eggs so they don’t roll onto the floor.”

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Religious extremism: vulnerability and resistance among Indonesian migrant workers in Asia

standplaatswereld , July 5th, 2019

By Yudha Dewanto  After turning 16, never having stepped a foot outside of her province, Katri pushed herself to go to Malaysia. Seeking a solution to family problems,…

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Is Hunger Culture-Bound? by Sophie Chao

Sophie Chao , June 7th, 2019

Over the last decade, indigenous Marind communities in the rural district of Merauke, West Papua, have seen vast swaths of their forests and savannas razed to make way…


The Car Free Day in Surabaya: a pro-environment event?

standplaatswereld , May 2nd, 2019

By Freek Colombijn Every Sunday morning from 6 to 10 a.m. part of the main street of Surabaya is closed for all motorized traffic for an event that…

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Rhythms of Resistance on Timorese Saltscapes

colinhoag , February 14th, 2019

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2018 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to…