Issue 31
Welcome to the third year of this newsletter. We need your contributions: what your institution is doing, achievements, special offerings, problems being faced at present, interesting new approaches, reviews of publications, news of government initiatives (or those needed), even professional gossip (who is where now), conference calls, useful websites. All these things help us to keep in touch in between our biennial ASILE Conference. 
The proceedings of ASILE conferences and other articles will be posted on the WACANA e-journal at 
Harry Aveling, Latrobe U

Phillip Mahnken, Sunshine Coast

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

Issue 31 January - April 2001

  • Three Conferences on Indonesia/n Melbourne July 2001
  • Informed papers on the Timor health system at <> ,and go into Lao Hamutuk.
  • "History and Memory in Contemporary Indonesia" conference April 6-7, 2001, on the UCLA campus.
  • Peluncuran tujuh karya Pramoedya
  • Your news BY YOU 
  • Dagadu - fenomenon Djokja
  • Father Frank Brennan on East Timor 2001 with Terry Lane, transcript on Radio National
  • A power grab cloaked in moralism - hardhitting assessment of Indonesian politics - By John Roosa - Jakarta Post - February 10, 2001
  • New collection of traditional Timorese poetry published in Queensland.
  • New ICG report on the Indonesian Presidential Crisis B is now available from
  • Arief Budiman calls for political moratorium
  • New ambassador to Australia
  • Appeal for books for new University of Timor Lorosae
  • Jurnal Antropologi Indonesia
  • Latitudes Magazine - online - culture, art, social change, economy, traveling, health, food, womenıs issues, parenting and expatriate life. [...] opinions, attitudes and interpretations of life in Indonesia, both the traditional and the contemporary
  • AGENDA RAKYAT MENGATASI KRISIS EKONOMI Jaringan Kerja Budaya | Maret 2001
  • Military Professionalism
  • President Megawati or new election?
  • Lectureship, University of British Columbia, in Canada
  • Fifth International Conference on Language and Development, Phnom Penh, 5-7 September 2001, CALL FOR PAPERS
  • Reminder about ASAA Open Conference, Melbourne, July 2001
  • Your news, please.

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