Archive for June, 2009

  • The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) aims to encourage research on the Indonesian economy and, in the longer term, to expand the number of young Australians with a close familiarity with Indonesia and its economy. To this end, it is offering funding to assist with the establishment of two […]

    Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Indonesian Economics

    The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) aims to encourage research on the Indonesian economy and, in the longer term, to expand the number of young Australians with a close familiarity with Indonesia and its economy. To this end, it is offering funding to assist with the establishment of two […]

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  • The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) aims to encourage research at PhD level on the Indonesian economy and, in the longer term, to expand the number of young Australians with a close familiarity with Indonesia and its economy. To this end, it is offering two three-year PhD scholarships to […]

    PhD Scholarships in Indonesian Economics

    The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) aims to encourage research at PhD level on the Indonesian economy and, in the longer term, to expand the number of young Australians with a close familiarity with Indonesia and its economy. To this end, it is offering two three-year PhD scholarships to […]

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  • The debate about “neoliberalism” in Indonesia is quite puzzling. It is hard to understand exactly what the protesters are demonstrating about. But thinking about it, there seem to be at least two main issues. These are (1) Does what the opponents of “neoliberalism” in Indonesia say make economic sense?, and […]

    Protests About Neoliberalism

    The debate about “neoliberalism” in Indonesia is quite puzzling. It is hard to understand exactly what the protesters are demonstrating about. But thinking about it, there seem to be at least two main issues. These are (1) Does what the opponents of “neoliberalism” in Indonesia say make economic sense?, and […]

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  • The Indonesia Project, Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies, cordially invites you to the launch of Working With Nature Against Poverty: Development, Resources and the Environment in Eastern Indonesia, edited by Budy P Resosudarmo and Frank Jotzo, published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Friday 19 June, 4.00pm, […]

    Book launch: Working With Nature Against Poverty: Development, Resources and the Environment in Eastern Indonesia

    The Indonesia Project, Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies, cordially invites you to the launch of Working With Nature Against Poverty: Development, Resources and the Environment in Eastern Indonesia, edited by Budy P Resosudarmo and Frank Jotzo, published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Friday 19 June, 4.00pm, […]

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  • Thee Kian Wie Recently, there has been a lot of debate about neoliberalism in the mass media, mostly with a negative connotation. In particular, Dr Boediono was immediately attacked as a neoliberal when selected as running mate of presidential candidate Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. He was even slandered as a ‘foreign […]

    Neoliberalism: what is it?

    Thee Kian Wie Recently, there has been a lot of debate about neoliberalism in the mass media, mostly with a negative connotation. In particular, Dr Boediono was immediately attacked as a neoliberal when selected as running mate of presidential candidate Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. He was even slandered as a ‘foreign […]

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  • News reporting tends to be dominated by soundbites, so few will get to hear or read all the details of President Obama’s press conference following his landmark speech in Cairo on 4 June. That’s a shame. I think the following passage is well worth reading… EXCERPT FROM ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW OF […]

    Obama on Religion and Democracy

    News reporting tends to be dominated by soundbites, so few will get to hear or read all the details of President Obama’s press conference following his landmark speech in Cairo on 4 June. That’s a shame. I think the following passage is well worth reading… EXCERPT FROM ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW OF […]

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  • Seminar announcement: Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute Tuesday 9 June, 3.30 – 5.00pm, Seminar room A, HC Coombs Building Professor Terence Hull John C. Caldwell Professor of Population, Health and Development ADSRI and National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Abstract Abortion presents a confused challenge to the public […]

    The Politics of Abortion in Indonesia

    Seminar announcement: Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute Tuesday 9 June, 3.30 – 5.00pm, Seminar room A, HC Coombs Building Professor Terence Hull John C. Caldwell Professor of Population, Health and Development ADSRI and National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Abstract Abortion presents a confused challenge to the public […]

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  • Not only in Indonesia is neoliberalism a hot topic. I just came across an interesting essay on the subject by Oliver Marc Hartwich. The following short passage pretty much sums up the use (or misuse) of the term in the context of the current presidential election in Indonesia: ‘If neoliberalism […]

    Neo-liberalism

    Not only in Indonesia is neoliberalism a hot topic. I just came across an interesting essay on the subject by Oliver Marc Hartwich. The following short passage pretty much sums up the use (or misuse) of the term in the context of the current presidential election in Indonesia: ‘If neoliberalism […]

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