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

Dorina Pojani on RGS’s podcast talking about new capitals
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Dorina Pojani on RGS’s podcast talking about new capitals

UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani is on Ask the Geographer, the podcast of UK’s Royal Geographical Society. She talks about the challenges faced by Nusantara, Indonesia’s new capital city. The episode is titled ‘How ‘not to build a capital’. More more information and to have a listen, check the links below. Webpage: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/how-not-to-build-a-capital-with-dr-pojani-nusantar/ Soundcloud URL: https://soundcloud.com/rgsibg/how-not-to-build-a-capital-with-dr-pojani-nusantara-indonesia Continue reading

Welcome Krismiyati!
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Welcome Krismiyati!

Meet our new PhD student in planning, Ms Kris Tasrin. She just joined UQ|UP from Indonesia and will embark upon a four-year research project about the new capitals of Egypt and Indonesia – under the supervision of Drs Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust. Kris will be in Chamberlain – come by to say hi! Continue reading

Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani
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Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani

Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals Abstract   This seminar will present Dr Pojani‚Äôs latest book Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals (Edward Elgar, 2021). Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyses the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dr Pojani evaluates the historical, … Continue reading