Public lecture Dr Abdul Wahid (UGM) Thurs 11 Aug 6 pmAugust 2, 2016
Between Islamic Popular Culture and the Korean Wave – Thurs 28 July 2016 1 pmJuly 14, 2016
Reading Indonesian Cities panel discussion Tues 12 July 5.30 pmJune 23, 2016
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Welcome to the Indonesia Forum
The University of Melbourne pioneered Indonesian studies in the mid-1950s. Since the early 1990s, Indonesian studies has undergone an impressive growth in both student numbers and staffing and Indonesian studies are now available across a wide range of Departments, Faculties and Centres, including Architecture, Building and Planning, Commerce, Engineering, Law and Medicine, as well as more traditional locations such as Language, Anthropology, Politics and History.
Formed in 1991, the Indonesia Forum (IF), previously known as the Indonesia Interest Group, is an informal and open network of academics and administrative staff of the University who share a common interest and professional involvement in Indonesia. Members keep in touch by e-mail and hold meetings, seminars and discussions. For the past ten years the IF has hosted major functions which have brought together the wider Melbourne Indonesian and campus-based Indonesia-interested communities.
The Forum also plays a policy advisory role on Indonesia-related issues within the University and works closely with the Asia Institute and with Indonesian students and students studying in Indonesia-related areas. In 1999 the Forum arranged its first postgraduate roundtable for students studying in Indonesia-related fields.
In 2016 we celebrate our 25th anniversary!
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