Click 2020_07_04_K Solidarity_c
In the beginning, nations emerged in various parts of the world as a form of new solidarity based on equality that resolves, instead of negates, ethnic, racial or religious differences. However, in many parts of the world, the history of national awakening or independence is often inseparable from racial violence, including in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Indonesia.
Heryanto, Ariel (2020) “Solidarity”, Kompas, 4/07/2020.
This piece is Kompas translation of the original in Indonesian, click here.
keywords: Bersiap, Black Lives Matter, Papua, Racism, Chinese
Click 2019_09_05 Conversation Tensions in Papua and hyper-nationalism in Indonesia-c
The prevailing hyper-nationalism betrays the modern and cosmopolitan idea of nationhood, which inspired the Indonesian nationalist movement a century ago.
It was a nationalism that is inseparable from internationalism, and the idea of human equality and dignity, as already enshrined in the preamble of the Indonesian constitution.
Heryanto, Ariel (2002) “Tensions in Papua and hyper-nationalism in Indonesia”, The Conversation, 5/09/2019, <https://theconversation.com/tensions-in-papua-and-hyper-nationalism-in-indonesia-122767>.
keywords: anthem, colonial, fascism, native, New Order, NKRI,
2002_11_27 RN-ABC Indonesian Culture, the Police and the Bali Bombing Suspect-c
As French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu said, “cultures are those what goes without saying”. To ask why Amrozy and the police should smile is almost like asking why English speaking people always open an official letter with the greeting ‘Dear ….’, even if this is a letter of very serious complaint or protest.
Heryanto, Ariel (2002) “Indonesian Culture, the Police and the Bali Bombing Suspect”, Radio National ABC, 27//11/2002, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/archived/perspective/ariel-heryanto/3524010
keywords: Amrozy, Bali bombing, Pierre Bourdieu, smile
Click 2018_01_16_IaM_The biggest hoax of all-c
There are two common misconceptions about hoaxes. First, although the word “hoax” is a relatively new term in the Indonesian lexicon, it would be wrong to assume that hoaxes have only become a problem over the past few years, with the rise of social media. Second, hoax news cannot be resolved or debunked simply by providing accurate information as an alternative, especially when nothing is done about the primary hoax.
Heryanto, Ariel (2018) “The biggest hoax of all: the 30 September Movement”, Indonesia at Melbourne, 16/01/2018, http://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/the-biggest-hoax-of-all-the-30-september-movement/
keywords: Budi Pego, Communism, Gerwani, Jokowi, Marxism, PKI
Heryanto, Ariel (2016) “George Junus Aditjondro: an uncompromising activist”, Indonesia at Melbourne, 19/12/2016, http://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/george-junus-aditjondro-an-uncompromising-activist/
keywords: anti-corruption, obituary, Papua, public intellectual, Salatiga, Timor, UKSW
2016_05_02 NM Massacre, memory and the wounds of 1965-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2016) “Massacre, memory and the wounds of 1965”, New Mandala, 2/05/2016, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2016/05/02/massacre-memory-and-the-wounds-of-1965/
key words: activists, Agus Widjojo, human rights, Luhut Panjaitan, military
1997_2_SEASB_SEAS Amid Global Trends-c
Heryanto, Ariel (1997) “Southeast Asian Studies Amid Global Trends in the Region”, workshop report, SEAS Bulletin, 2: 4-7.
keywords: democracy, intelligentsia, middle class, NUS, research, Southeast Asian Studies, trends, violence
2016_64_01-Mar_Philippine Studies_Benedict Anderson_ A Great Inspiration-c
Heryanto (2016) “Benedict Anderson: A Great Inspiration”, Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints, 64 (1/Mar): 159-166.
keywords: Area Studies, Ben Anderson, disciplines, ethics, language, politics,
2016_02_02_II A post-colonial subversive-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2016) “A post-colonial subversive”, Inside Indonesia, 123 (Jan-Mar), http://www.insideindonesia.org/a-post-colonial-subversive
keywords: Dutch East Indies, Iksaka Banu, Inside Indonesia, post-colonial, Semua Untuk Hindia, short stories, subversive
2015_12_21_ASIAN CURRENTS Ben Anderson_ the one and only-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2015) “Ben Anderson: the one and only”, Asian Currents (ASAA, Australia), 21/12/2015, http://asaa.asn.au/ben-anderson-one/
keywords: Area Studies, Asian Currents, Ben Anderson, ethics, language, New Mandala, politics
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