Southeast Asia Lecture Series

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March 8, 10:00 a.m. EST
Some Methodological Notes on Writing about the Massacres of 1965-66 in Indonesia
John Roosa, University of British Columbia
Respondent: Elsa Clavé, University of Hamburg

April 5, 7:00 p.m. EST
Indonesian Cultural Memory, Media, and Visual Arts in the wake of 1965
Sites, Narratives, Coexistence: Remembering the Anti-communist Violence in Indonesia Today
Grace Leksana, Lecturer, Malang State University, Indonesia
After 1965: Historical Violence and Strategies of Representation in Indonesian Visual Arts
Wulan Dirgantoro, Lecturer in Art History and Curatorship, The University of Melbourne
Respondent: Annette Lienau, Harvard University

April 20, 7:00 p.m. EST
A New Direction of Feminism in Indonesia
Intan Paramaditha, Indonesian author and Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney
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The Southeast Asia Lecture Series is organized by Professor Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School; Professor Annette Lienau, Department of Comparative Literature, Professor Malavika Reddy, Department of Anthropology; Professor Teren Sevea, Harvard Divinity School; Jorge Espada, Harvard Asia Center; and Yang Qu, Department of South Asian Studies.


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