Issue 30
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The Indonesian Studies Newsletter
of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA)

Issue 30 September-December 2000

  • Monash Indonesian by Distance Education
  • WORKSHOP ON SOUTHEAST ASIAN WOMEN Mon 25 Sept 2000 9.00 am - 5.15 pm - download
  • National Library of Australia Indonesian Internet Sites homepage (
  • Report and photos by Peter Jacobson in Timor
  • Jana Wendt interviews Jose Ramos Horta
  • New ICG report is now available from their website <>
    Indonesia: keeping the military under control
  • Anthropology Symposium in North Sumatra
  • Newspaper article about Australian attitudes to Indonesia by Phillip Mahnken 9 September 2000
  • State Department Report on Religious Freedom in Indonesia - 5 Sept 2000 [by way of cari digest
  • Gympie Laga Humanitarian Aid
  • Militer harus rubah kebijakan
  • Memoire of the Indies-Frank Coenders
  • Krakatau Jazz fusion band at Noosa 11 October 2000
  • Old Selves / New Selves: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Indonesia
  • FaktaHAM weekly human rights brief by the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights
  • Teach Australian Studies in Sabah
  • East Timor Perspective by Peter Hosking, Jesuit Refugee Service
  • Sunshine Coast horticulturalist in East Timor
  • The Women and Children Study and Development Institute of Yogyakarta
  • INDONESIANISTS 2001 Conference
  • Wahid's New-Look Indonesia Is Frankly a Mess By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
  • The University of Tasmania's Teach in Indonesia program
  • Molestation of street kids in Semarang - report and appeal (download) and letter to Semarang police (download)
  • Lontar calling all translators via Inspirasi Magazine
  • Wiranto's debut album
  • Australia Indonesia Merdeka Fellowship prestigious, mid-career awards
  • Have a look at the Sunshine Coast-Solo twinned websites project feedback most welcome.
  • Anti Australian Feeling
  • Monash Annual Indonesia Lecture Series: The Presidency of Abdurrahman Wahid: An Evaluation.
  • Indonesian Education Budget Worst in World
  • Indonesia Group Discussionin Brisbane
  • Report by W. Timor NGOs presented to UN Delegation
  • Secret bid to thwart Irian Jaya split

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  • Older issues of the Newsletter can be downloaded from ANU Sept 96   April 1997  Nov 1997
    Issue 26 on web: July-Sept 1999 Issue 27 Oct-Dec 1999Issue 28 Jan-April 2000, Issue 29 May-August 2000

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