Sonia Roitman on Inside Indonesia discussing the social impacts of Indonesia’s new capital development
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Sonia Roitman on Inside Indonesia discussing the social impacts of Indonesia’s new capital development

New article published in Inside Indonesia by UQ|UP Sonia Roitman, Peter Walters (UQ, Sociology), Imam Ardhianto (Anthropology, UI), Rusli Cahyadi (Anthropology, LIPI and UQ|UP Alumni) about the social impacts of the development of the new capital city (Nusantara, also known as IKN -Ibu Kota Nusantara) in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The development of the IKN is … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman publishes new Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia
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Sonia Roitman publishes new Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia

After more than two years in the making, Prof Deden Rukmana (Alabama University) and Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP) are thrilled to announce a new edited volume, “Routledge Handbook of Urban Indonesia”. The publication of this book is the celebration of a collective effort from 64 contributors, including established scholars such as Christopher Silver, Ashok Das, Nicholas … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia
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Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia

Join us for an online public lecture on Friday organised by¬†Rusli Cahyadi¬†from BRIN Indonesia (UQ Graduate). Three researchers will be presenting their work on informal settlements in Pontianak (Yustina Octifanny), Islamic values and urban planning in Banda Aceh (Sylvia Agustina), and the use of public space in kampung in Semarang (Wakhidah Kurniawati). The work is … Continue reading

UQ|UP researching Nusantara, the new capital of Indonesia
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UQ|UP researching Nusantara, the new capital of Indonesia

A team from UQ (Sonia Roitman from Planning and Peter Walters from Social Science) has started a research project in collaboration with BRIN (Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, National Research and Innovation Agency) and Universitas Indonesia on the social impacts of the development of Nusantara, the new capital city of Indonesia. Dr Rusli Cahyadi (UQ … Continue reading

Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters
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Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters

As part of our research collaboration between UQ, Universitas Indonesia (UI) and BRIN (Badan Riset dan Inovasi – National Research and Innovation Agency), we will be doing a public lecture at UI. The lecture is titled: ‘Contemporary urban inequalities in the Global South: Reflection on Social Justice, Housing and Planning’. It will be delivered by … Continue reading