Welcome to Issue 46 - first issue for 2006.
"Meanwhile, Mr Howard has lavished praise on his Indonesian counterpart, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, calling him of one of the most capable Islamic leaders in the world.
Phillip Mahnken, Sunshine Coast
Aveling, Latrobe U
"[Indonesia is] led by one of the most capable, moderate Islamic leaders in the world, Bambang Yudhoyono is a symbol of moderate Islam, he is the face of the future as far as moderate Islamic governments are concerned and that is why it is very important that the democratic change in Indonesia be consolidated and take root," he said. We don't want you, PM tells Papuans
Thursday, April 6, 2006.
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The Indonesian Studies Newsletter
of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA)
Issue 46 January - April 2006
Meet the luwak - the coffee connoisseur
Dance Workshops in Sydney
Sekolah Global Jaya
Sydney Public forum 15 Feb. 7 pm. with Max Lane and Joe Collins
Australia: West Papua and Indonesia's bad neighbour, Australia.
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Let's try to get beyond caricatures
International Herald Tribune 10 Feb. 2006
Nyai Ontosoroh - a play, TIM, Dec 2006
Multicultural Lombok 2006
ANU's Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development
Sydney's SISC seminars
Kita Selesaikan Masalah Papua Secara Adil dan Bermartabat SBY's speech in Papua.
Also on SBY's site, audio streaming and podcasts for those who want practice listening to fluent native Indonesian language about relevant up-to-date topics
Iswanto and Lea Jellinek Saving Village Environments 4 presentations, Melbourne
TAMU Indonesian Social Studies Resource material
Vanstone: Yudhoyono "a good bloke ... doing a tremendous job" ABC-RN, AM
Tiger Conservation in Sumatra - Australia Zoo and Wildlife Warriors event 18 April 2006
Dr Jane Drakard Inscribing Sumatran space: local representations
Saharaja Fusion Band
Indonesian Language Teaching in Victorian Schools by Ben Johnson
Your views and news, please.
Please send any news of developments in Indonesian studies or a link to descriptions of your current or past research.
Speaking with Cloth: Cerita Dalam Kain Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)
stunning online exhibition to accompany the real thing.
Indonesian and Japanese Online Readers highly interactive and intercultural
Remembering vocabulary in your foreign language
Recent Asialink iLectures. (audio files). See also Recent Lecture, Seminar and Forum transcripts
Websites of ongoing value
Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
Return to the RAMBU WACANA - signpost to Indonesia-related links
16th Biennial Conference of Asian Studies Association of Australia at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia from 26 - 29 June 2006
"Asia Reconstructed: from critiques of development to postcolonial studies"
ASAA Conference Deadline for abstracts extended
to 1st March
National Online Seminars
for Indonesian Studies and Indonesian Language
Dates to be set for 2006
Berita Bahasa Indonesia
NSW Bulletin for Teachers of Indonesian
ASILE 2005 and ASILE 2007
proceedings of ASILE conferences and other articles are posted
on the WACANA e-journal when available.
Relevant reading for students and teachers alike in past issues.
Issue 44,43,42, 41, 40,39, 38, 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26