ISN Issue 73
Welcome to Issue 73 - first issue for 2015.

Editor: Phillip Mahnken,
Sunshine Coast

 

"Diplomatic spats over execution of Bali 9 duo Australian PM Plays Down Bullying Allegations in Spat With Indonesia Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott attempted on Thursday to play down allegations of bullying Indonesia as a diplomatic rift deepens between the uneasy neighbors over Jakarta's planned executions of two Australian drug smugglers.

How quickly we go from

"fundamental importance of Indonesia to Australia and the world" in a Message From Prime Minister Abbott on President Joko Widodo Inauguration 19 October 2014

to "uneasy neighbours":

Australian PM Plays Down Bullying Allegations in Spat With Indonesia as a diplomatic rift deepens between the uneasy neighbors over Jakarta's planned executions of two Australian drug smugglers [Jakarta Globe, 19 Feb 2015].

to "a wealthy country with far less leverage than it thinks trying to lord it over a developing one ... our relationship with Indonesia is in a state of disrepair." (Waleed Aly, 20 Feb)

There will always be periodic high drama in a close and intense relationship. There is no drama in Australia's relationship with Tajikistan, Cameroon or Uruguay. Is there?


Dr Phillip Mahnken, Editor

State and Territory Associations of Teachers of Indonesian

VILTA Victoria

INTAN South Australia

QILTN Queensland

WILTA Western Australia

Balai Bahasa Perth

ITA NSW NSW

Balai Bahasa ACT

"Now rapidly modernising, Indonesia is, like China before it, becoming a major player on the global stage. It is a force in the world - but for what? How much do we really know about its history, its politics, its cultures and its peoples? Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century is an accessible and authoritative introduction to this fascinating young nation." Demokrasi - Indonesia in the 21st Century by HAMISH MCDONALD

 

CIA Director Allen Dulles'
Cold War strategy
was focused on
the removal of Sukarno
of Indonesia.
JFK was in the way.

The Incubus of Intervention


 

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

    Issue 73 January - April 2015

Relevant reading in past issues for students, teachers, scholars, lobbyists, citizens.

Issue 72 Issue 71 Issue 70 Issue 69 Issue 68, 67, 66, 65,64, 63, 62, 61, 60, 59, 58, 57, 56, 55, 54, 53, 52, 51 50 49 48 47 46 45 44,43,42, 41, 40,39, 38, 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26

CONFERENCES

5th International Conference
on Indonesian Studies (ICIS)
of Universitas Indonesia
held in Yogyakarta 13-15 June 2013


ASILE LOGO ASILE website

ASILE 2014 in Bali

Theme: Kobarkan Semangatmu: Working Together to Overcome Challenges

See over 20 papers posted
from our colleagues.


See ASILE at Balai Bahasa ACT

Permanent ASILE website at wikispaces under revision

ASILE 2012 and KIPBIPA VIII at UKSW in Salatiga ASILE: 1-4 October 2012
Website : http://ltc.uksw.edu/kipbipa-asile/


Era Baru, Semangat Baru: Peningkatan intensitas kerja sama program BIPA di Dalam dan Luar Negeri

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/kipbipa.asile
or follow us on twitter: @kipbipaasile2012

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ASILE 2010: June 2010 flyer
Maju Bersama - Lanjutkan!
Collaboration and Other Learning Initiatives
Venue: UNSW@ADFA, Campbell, ACT
Dates: 29-30 September 2010 (followed by FREE Indonesia Update @ANU 1-2 October)
Registration: $225, early bird $200

ASILE home at wikispaces

ASILE 2009 Homepage at MLTA NSW

ASILE 2009 archive (slideshare) also D Reeve's on methodology

ASILE 2007 Conference Proceedings
from the Sunshine Coast

and selected archived presentations from previous ASILE conferences at WACANA

 

ASILE 2009 website