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

New article on public space in Urban Design and Planning, by UQ|UP team
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New article on public space in Urban Design and Planning, by UQ|UP team

This study centres on alternative public space in Indonesian cities in the post-Reformation era. Through in-depth interviews with experts and personal observations of a variety of public spaces in Bandung and Surabaya, the authors explore: (a) the concept of ‘alternative public space’ in the context of Indonesian cities, (b) the actors that have driven the … Continue reading

UQ|UP members receive UQ seed funding to study Nusantara’s social impact
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UQ|UP members receive UQ seed funding to study Nusantara’s social impact

Dr Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP), Dr Peter Walters (Social Science) and Fino Varisti (UQ|UP HDR student) will be working with Indonesian colleagues Dr Rusli Cahayadi (BRIN, Bada Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, and SEES graduate) and Dr Imam Ardhianto (Universitas Indonesia) on a project undertaking a social impact assessment of the relocation of Indonesia’s new capital city … Continue reading