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MISS 7: Samuel Jacob and the question of war heroes

In an engaging seminar presentation, Dr Paul Thomas shared his biographical study of Samuel Jacob.

25 September, 2019

Herb Feith Dialogue - Faith and Politics in Indonesia

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.

27 August, 2019

MISS 6: Indonesia's Polling Industry after the 2019 Election

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

14 August, 2019
Herb Feith Dialogue Launched

Herb Feith Dialogue Launched

The Centre proudly launched a new initiative the Herb Feith Dialogue series, featuring award winning author-singer-songwriter Dewi (Dee) Lestari in the evening of 13 June 2019.

5 August, 2019

MISS 4: Media, Environment and Stories about Everyday Life

“Narrative is such a vital part of the process by which humans make sense of crises in public life, or feel inspired to work towards solutions. So, we need inspiring and inclusive narratives, and also to be more critical of narratives that

1 July, 2019

MISS 5: Australia-Indonesia sharing stories on film

For the first time Dr. Jemma Purdey, the founding Director of ReelOzInd!, presented a public reflection on this innovative project which aims “building familiarity and mutual understanding between Australia and Indonesia”.

1 July, 2019

Indonesian Art and Activism

One of Indonesia’s most prolific poster artists, Alit Ambara was a Visiting Fellow of the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre. In collaboration with the Sir Louis Matheson Library, the Centre co-hosted a series of events featuring him

13 May, 2019
The Memetics of Cerita Silat

MISS 3: "The Memetics of Cerita Silat"

“The Memetics of Cerita Silat” by  Professor Edward Buckingham

15 April, 2019
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MISS 2: Professor Janet Steele on Journalisms of Islam

Speaking to an audience that fully-packed the venue of our Monash Indonesian Seminar Series on March 14, 2019, Janet Steele addressed the question of what Islamic journalism might mean in Indonesia and Malaysia in the past 20 years.

15 April, 2019