Issue 44
Welcome to Issue 44 - second issue for 2005.

Editors:

Phillip Mahnken, Sunshine Coast


Harry Aveling, Latrobe U


Gadis Lombok, From Lex Barber

  • Indonesian language learners and native speakers discussion group (all polite topics allowed, except commercial spam), sign up at indonesian_learners
    If you are looking for a real beginners e-group, better to join: australiaindonesia

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

    Issue 44 May - August 2005

  • Indonesian Postgraduate Roundtable 28 May, Melbourne Uni
  • Speaking with Cloth: Cerita Dalam Kain Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) stunning online exhibition to accompany the real thing.
  • Some Lombok Images from Lex Barber and Bree Sonter and Leah Potts
  • New book on Chinese Indonesians
  • Remembering vocabulary in your foreign language
  • Schapelle Corby: You will know the answer when you understand the question by Rob Goodfellow
  • Behind the Corby frenzy By Dewi Anggraeni Australian correspondent Tempo News magazine Indonesia May 30, 2005
  • The Bali backlash by F Farouque in the Age 31-5-05 full Age coverage
  • Jaksa Agung Kecewa Bali Post
  • Kasus Corby Tak Ganggu Hubungan Canberra Jakarta KOMPAS
  • Bob Elson of UQ Engage not Rage 1 June 2005        [Local copy]
  • The Indonesian Presidency: From Personal toward Constitutional Rule new book by Angus McIntyre
  • Corby, the Tsunami and Depictions of Asia in Australia eminent speakers and forum in Melbourne iLecture online
  • Recent Asialink iLectures. (audio files) e.g. H.E. Dr Mari Pangestu, Indonesian Minister for Trade 21 March 2005. Also John Howard and Kevin Rudd on Australia's Engagement with Asia - A New Paradigm. See also Recent Lecture, Seminar and Forum transcripts
  • 3rd Herb Feith Lecture by Dr Joan Hardjono: 4-8- 2005 Can Indonesia hold? Unity and diversity revisited
  • Tasmania Workshop on Indonesia ARTS, CULTURE AND POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE SINCE SUHARTO
  • Gendering Governance and Security in Australia, Asia and the Pacific: Early Career Researchers Workshop
  • Swapping Lives... An exciting new cross media project for students: a documentary; website; and online forum that is both educational and interactive. 
  • ASILE site - record of 2005 Conference including photos and planning site for ASILE 2007 on the Sunshine Coast
  • Joan Hardjono talks on "The state of education in Indonesia"
  • Julia Suryakusuma book launch: Sex Power and Nation in Sydney 23 Aug.2005
  • Australia - Indonesian Institute School Exchange Small Grants
  • 'Between Worlds' - Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
  • Please send any news of developments in Indonesian studies or a link to descriptions of your current or past research.


    Recommended reading:

  • Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
     
  • Prof. Iain McCalman's
    "Making Culture Bloom" (PDF) [Also at Academy of Hum anities Must read.]

    Also still useful is the 2002 ADDRESS BY THE CHIEF OF ARMY LIEUTENANT GENERAL PETER J. COSGROVE AC, MC. TO THE AUSTRALIAN PRINCIPALS ASSOCIATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (APAPDC)- MELBOURNE 30 MAY 2002

  • Your views and news, please.


    Please scan past issues. There is relevant reading for students and teachers alike in many of these issues.
    Issue 43, 42, 41, 40,39, 38, 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26 [July-Sept 1999]
    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

  • CONFERENCES

    ASILE conference
    Jembatan: Crossing Bridges

    at Curtin University
    3-5 July 2005.
    Convenor: Ian Chalmers,
    Curtin Uni, WA.

    3rd International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
    Cambridge, UK, 2-5 Aug, 2005

    4th International Symposium of the Journal Antropologi Indonesia
    Indonesia in the Changing Global Context:
    Building Cooperation and Partnership?

    Close Neighbours - Strong Partners: Strengthening the relationship with Indonesia
    Indonesia Culture Week Conference
    14 -15 August 2005
    in Darwin, NT

    Indonesian Update ANU
    23-24 September 2005
    See 2004 site

    ICOC Indonesian Council Open Conference
    26-27 Sept. 2005
    (non-refereed to help postgrads and less experienced academics - 120 people in Canberra last time) including Inside Indonesia editing workshop

    NOUS-IS 2005
    National Online Seminar
    7 October 2005 (TBC)

    Berita Bahasa Indonesia
    NSW Bulletin for Teachers of Indonesian

    The proceedings of ASILE conferences and other articles are posted on the WACANA e-journal when available.