The Centre will build on our strong engagement with Indonesia and the legacy of the Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, and continue our proud connection to Herb Feith, a Monash scholar and engaged activist.
In the latest of our seminar series (10/10/2019), we were so fortunate to present demographer Dr. Ariane Utomo to speak about a topic so central to the social and political life in many societies: marriage and family.
Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre was privileged to host the conference on ‘Chinese Indonesians: Identities and Histories’ (1-3 October 2019) on Clayton Campus, featuring some of the world’s leading scholars in the relevant fields.
In late August the Centre had the privilege of hosting Professor Arskal Salim (the Director of Higher Islamic Education in the Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs) as our Visiting Professorial Fellow.
In a most engaging and instructive presentation to the Monash Indonesian Seminar Series (MISS) 6, Thursday 8 August 2019, Dr Dirk Tomsa shared his research findings on the history, the success story, and challenges of the polling survey as a new big industry in Indonesia.