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

Sign up for Sonia Roitman’s forthcoming lecture on bottom-up gender planning at Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
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Sign up for Sonia Roitman’s forthcoming lecture on bottom-up gender planning at Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia

UQ|UP’s Sonia Roitman will be presenting at the International Public Lecture on Bottom-up gender planning, organised by the University of Diponegoro, in Semarang, Indonesia on 24 March 2022, 4pm Brisbane time (1pm, Semarang time). The lecture will be a conceptual and empirical discussion on the contribution of community-based female organisations to planning processes in Indonesia. … Continue reading

New article on public space in Indonesia in City, Culture and Society, by UQ|UP team
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New article on public space in Indonesia in City, Culture and Society, by UQ|UP team

This study examines how the Reformation has affected public space in Indonesian cities. The article draws on expert interviews and systematic field observations in Surabaya and Bandung, Indonesia’s most important cities after Jakarta. The findings reveal that, with democracy and decentralisation, the public sector is more keenly aware of the socio-political functions of public space, … Continue reading