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

New article on international studio courses in Journal of Planning Education and Research, by Sonia Roitman and Indonesian colleagues
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New article on international studio courses in Journal of Planning Education and Research, by Sonia Roitman and Indonesian colleagues

This article analyses a fieldtrip studio course in Indonesia, organised jointly by The University of Queensland (Australia), the University of Gadjah Mada (Indonesia), and other stakeholders including an Indonesian NGO called Arkom Indonesia and a community-based organisation called Kalijawi. The article examines how the course contributes to the development of the skills and knowledge required … Continue reading

Upcoming webinar on sustainable urbanization in Indonesia
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Upcoming webinar on sustainable urbanization in Indonesia

Next week, UQ and Universitas Indonesia (UI) will jointly host a new webinar as part of the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum. This webinar is entitled Sustainable Urbanisation and Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesian Cities. Our overall aim is to foster conversations between UQ and UI researchers working on sustainable cities in Indonesia.   The webinar will start with … Continue reading

Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC) – July 2021 @ UQ!
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Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC) – July 2021 @ UQ!

The University of Queensland is hosting this year’s Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC 2021) in July. This conference is organised biannually and this is the 11th edition. It is sponsored by the Indonesia Council, the Australian Government and the Australia Indonesia Institute. The conference will take place on 15-16 July 2021 at The University of … Continue reading

LIPI seminar on gated communities and inequality in Indonesia
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LIPI seminar on gated communities and inequality in Indonesia

LIPI (Indonesian Institute of Science) is the peak organisation for research policy in Indonesia. They have recently started a series of seminars to discuss how cities can be improved to benefit their residents. UQ|UP’s Sonia Roitman has been invited to share research findings on the role of gated communities in reproducing inequalities in Indonesian cities. … Continue reading

Congratulations, Dr Deti Kusmalawati
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Congratulations, Dr Deti Kusmalawati

The PhD degree from The University of Queensland has been confirmed to Deti Kusmalawati. Congratulations, Dr Kusmalawati! Deti’s thesis is on the governance process for the implementation of a land acquisition plan for infrastructure development in Indonesia. She examined the case of the new international airport in Yogyakarta Province. UQ|UP staff Sonia Roitman and Dorina … Continue reading