Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre

Launch of the Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre

Monash University’s Faculty of Arts is launching the Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre at Clayton campus next month. Dean of Arts Professor Sharon Pickering said the new centre recognised the “amazing legacy of the Herb Feith Foundation and the Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, and continues the university’s and the faculty’s commitment to engaging…

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Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre established

The Monash Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre will be a dynamic and contemporary platform for Monash researchers engaging with Indonesia. It will deliver a vibrant schools outreach program, will support the learning of Bahasa Indonesia, will foster university partnerships and will engage with our growing cohort of Indonesia alumni.

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Herb Feith Memorial Lecture 2018, ‘Protecting Indonesia’s migrant workers’

The 2018 Herb Feith Memorial Lecture is presented in collaboration with Indonesia Council’s Keynote Lecture Biennial ASAA conference, University of Sydney 3 July 2018 Anis Hidayah ‘Protecting Indonesia’s Migrant Workers’ Abstract In mid-March 2018, another Indonesian migrant worker, Zaini Misrin, was executed in Saudi Arabia. Zaini’s case exposes the reality that Indonesians working abroad remain…

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Margaret Kartomi wins Australia Indonesia Research award

Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Professor Margaret Kartomi has won the prestigious research award by the Australia Indonesia Association (AIA), recognising Professor Kartomi’s almost 50 years of outstanding service to Australian Indonesian relations. The research award recognises outstanding achievements and contributions that foster an understanding and friendship between Australians and…

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Muhammadiyah and Progressive Islam in Indonesia

On Friday 16 February, Monash Asia Institute (MAI) in collaboration with Monash University’s Office of Global Engagement hosted a public lecture entitled “Islam with progress: lessons learnt from Muhammadiyah“. Professor Ariel Heryanto, Deputy Director of MAI & Chair of Herb Feith introduced and welcomed keynote speaker Dr Haedar Nashir, Chairman of Muhammadiyah.  Dr. Haedar Nashir…

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Celebrating Everyday Life in Australia-Indonesia Neighbourhood

How can we improve relations between Australia and Indonesia? Researchers on the “Celebrating Everyday Lives in Indonesia-Australia Neighbourhood” project seem to think the answer might lie in a cup of coffee.  In late 2017 a team of researchers from Monash University, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada and Queensland University of Technology jointly set out to…

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