2015_11_08_ASIAN CURRENTS Ubud festival affair reflects New Order mindset-c
Vickers, Adrian and Heryanto, Ariel (2015) “Ubud festival affair reflects New Order mindset”, Asian Currents, sighted 8/11/2015, http://asaa.asn.au/ubud-festival-affair-reflects-new-order-mindset/
keywords: Asian Currents, bans, censorship, New Order, self-censorship, Ubud festival
2014_08_15_ASIAN CURRENTS Indonesia’s democratic moments-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2014) “Indonesia’s democratic moments”, Asian Currents, 15 August 2014.
keywords: Asian Currents, democracy, Indonesia, masses, middle classes, political parties, soft power, women
2014_07_23_THE CONVERSATION Indonesia’s democratic masses brought victory to Jokowi-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2014) “Indonesia’s democratic masses brought victory to Jokowi”, The Conversation, 23 July 2014.
keywords: Conversation, democracy, Indonesia, international commentators, Joko Widodo, masses
2012_IIAS_61 The 1965-1966 killings-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2012) “The 1965-6 killings: facts and fictions in dangerous liaisons”, IIAS Newsletter, 61 (Autumn): 16-17, http://www.iias.nl/the-newsletter/article/1965-1966-killings-facts-and-fictions-dangerous-liaisons
keywords: 1965 killings, documentary, ethics, film, history, IIAS Newsletter, review, The Act of Killing, truth
click 2012_05_22_THE INTERPRETER Know Indonesia, know thyself-c
“You cannot say you have mastered a new language if you have not discovered a brand new world, and your new self in it, through the experience of learning it.”
Heryanto, Ariel (2012) “Know Indonesia, know thyself”, The Interpreter (Lowy Institute), 22 May 2012, http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2012/05/22/Know-Indonesia-know-thyself.aspx
keywords: Australia, Indonesian studies, Interpreter, language, self-discovery, utilitarianism
2015_11_10_TJP A ban that never was-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2015) “A ban that never was: Beyond the headlines”, The Jakarta Post, 10/11/2015, page 6,
keywords: 1965 violence, Jakarta Post, New Order, propaganda, UWRF 2015
2010_AC_Pop Islam In Indonesia-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2010) “Pop Islam in Indonesia”, Asia Current, February 2010,
keywords: Asia Current, Ayat-ayat Cinta, hybrid, intra-Asia, Pop Islam
2008_06_07_TJP Islamist parties try to be less Islamist-c
“Cognizant of its credential deficit in both Islamic politics and democracy, successive governments have felt compelled to demonstrate sympathetic gesture to the Muslim communities, sometimes stronger than actually believed.
With abundant Islam credentials in hand, never at any time did Wahid need to prove that he was pro-Islam. So much so that he could afford to demonstrate the opposite. Instead of calling for jihad against the enemies of Islam, Wahid did almost the extreme opposite.”
Heryanto, Ariel (2008) “Islamist parties try to be less Islamist”, The Jakarta Post, 07/06/2008.
See also: “When governments try to look more Islamic”
keywords: Gus Dur, Islamization, Jakarta Post, PKS, political parties, UMNO
2008_06_06_TJP When governments try to look more Islamic-c
“The Indonesian Constitution stipulates freedom of expression, but to date such freedom can only take refuge on the Internet.
Today, the Internet is the only public space where hundreds of thousands of Indonesians can and have actually declared themselves to be religiously ‘liberal’, ‘atheist’ or ‘agnostic’ in their profiles on cyber social networking sites such as Facebook.”
Heryanto, Ariel (2008) “When governments try to look more Islamic”, The Jakarta Post, 06/06/2008.
See also “Islamist parties try to be less Islamist”
keywords: government, ICMI, Indonesia, Islam, Jakarta Post, Soeharto
2008_05_21_TJP Questioning the relevance of nat’l awakening today-c
Heryanto, Ariel (2008) “Questioning the relevance of nat’l awakening today“, The Jakarta Post, 21/05/2008.
keywords: Boedi Oetomo, Jakarta Post, nationalism, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Sarekat Dagang Islamiyah