Indonesia Mini-Update 2018: Recent Political and Economic Developments
On 14 and 15 September of this year, the Australian National
University’s Indonesia Project held its annual Indonesia Update
conference in Canberra. Bringing together prominent Indonesia scholars
every year since 1983 to discuss recent political, economic and social
developments in Indonesia, the event is usually attended by around 400
people. Following the main event in Canberra, a smaller version of the
conference, or “Mini-Update”, is subsequently held in other cities.
Against this background, the Indonesia Project at the Australian
National University and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at
Kyoto University are pleased to organise the first Mini-Update to be
held in Kyoto, at which two of the Update conference papers will be
presented, with discussants from Kyoto University. The program will be
Date: 15 October 2018
Venue: the Middle-Room, Inamori Memorial Foundation Building, CSEAS
15.00 – 15.05: Short introductions by representatives from the ANU’s
Indonesia Project and Kyoto University’s CSEAS.
15.05 – 16.35 Political Update: The Mobilization of Intolerance and
its Trajectories: Indonesian Muslims’ Views of Religious Minorities
and Ethnic Chinese
Presenter: Marcus Mietzner (and Burhanuddin Muhtadi).
Discussant: Okamoto Masaaki
Moderator: Honna Jun (Ritsumeikan University)
16.35-16.45 Short Break
16.45-18.15 Economic Update: A Stocktake of some Recent Economic Policies
Presenter: Ross McLeod (and Sitta Rosdaniah)
Discussant: Mizuno Kosuke
Moderator: Mieno Fumiharu
(Note: names in brackets are co-authors of the papers but not present
at the event).