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The World Factbook: Background: :: The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; Japan occupied the islands from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence shortly before Japan's surrender, but it required four years of sometimes brutal fighting, intermittent negotiations, and UN mediation before the Netherlands agreed to transfer sovereignty in 1949. A period of sometimes unruly parliamentary democracy ended in 1957 when President SOEKARNO declared martial law and instituted ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Indonesia (i/ˌɪndəˈniːʒə/ IN-də-NEE-zhə or /ˌɪndoʊˈniːziə/ IN-doh-NEE-zee-ə), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia Indonesian pronunciation: [rɛpublik ɪndonesia]), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately 17,508 islands.[6] It encompasses 33 provinces and 1 Special Administrative Region (for being governed by a pre-colonial monarchy) with over 238 million people, making it the w...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Jean-Michel CHAZINE
Senior Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Rock Art, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Borneo

Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure

Thomas DICK
PhD Student, School of Arts and Social Science at Southern Cross University, Australia

Keywords: Water Music, Agency, Audiovisual and Media, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Production, Creativity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Development Media, Diasporas, Ethnographic Filmmaking

Stéphanie GENEIX-RABAULT
Independent researcher, Academie des Langues Kanak, CNEP-Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et LACITO-CNRS at Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Keywords: Music, Nursery Lore And Children's Folklore, Music and Languages, Dance, Song, Organology

Karin Louise HERMES
PhD Student, American Studies at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Keywords: Youth, Urban Identity, Social Movement, Social Change, Self-Determination, Nationalism, Migration, Interethnic Relations, Identity, Ethnicity

Anna-Karina HERMKENS
Postdoctoral Fellow, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Art, Mission History, Personhood, Religion, Violence, Gender, Gender Violence, Material Culture, Tapa

Stuart KIRSCH
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Michigan, United States

Keywords: Corporations, Engaged Anthropology, Indigenous Politics, Mining Capitalism, Political Ecology, Property, Reverse Anthropology

Carlos MONDRAGON
Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge

Hermann MUECKLER
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Vienna, Austria

Keywords: Historical Imagination, Mission History, Post-Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism

Simonne PAUWELS
Research Fellow, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Keywords: Climate Change, Environment, First Contacts, Fisheries, Gender, Governance, Kinship, Ritual, Social Organization, Social Change

Julia RATZMANN
Other staff, Pacific Information Desk at Centre for Mission, Partnership and Development, Germany

Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Christianisation, Conflict, French Overseas Territories, Land Dispute, Logging, Mining, Museums, Nuclear Issues, Tourism

Richard SCAGLION
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Pittsburgh, United States

Keywords: Conflict, Law and Culture, Ecology, Complexity

Rachel SHAH
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Durham University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Children, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Social Change, Sustainability

Jaap TIMMER
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology Department at Macquarie University, Australia

Keywords: Political Ecology, Religion

Juerg WASSMANN
Professor emeritus, Institute of Anthropology, at Heidelberg University, Germany

Keywords: Space, Time, Personhood, Cognitive Anthropology

Frank WEIGELT
Senior Lecturer, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Hamburg, Germany

Keywords: Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Cognitive Anthropology, Colonialism, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cultural Change, Cultural Heritage


Pictures


Pryor, Geoff, 1944- 1984 "Our main concern about Indonesia - is their total lack... [NLA]

Pryor, Geoff, 1944- 1978 "Indonesian hegemonic ambitions" [Suharto] [picture] / ... [NLA]

Not specified [Sellier, P] :Papou N[ou]velle Guinee. Papou Arfak [1894?] Hair... [NatLib NZ]


More Pictures...

Maps


Bandung, Indonesia : Geological Research and Development Centre, in cooperation... [NLA]

Australia. Army. Royal Australian Survey Corps [Jakarta] : Jawatan Topografi T.N... [NLA]

Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Geologi (Indonesia) [Jakarta] : Pusat Peneliti... [NLA]

United States. Army Map Service Washington, D.C. : The Service, 1959- New Guinea... [NLA]

Australia. Army. Royal Australian Survey Corps [Australia] : The Corps, [1943-19... [NLA]


More Maps...

Books

Tidemann, Sonia.Gosler, Andrew.. 2010. Ethno-ornithology : birds, indigenous peoples, culture and so... [NatLib NZ]
Sullivan, Laurence.. 2003. Challenges to special autonomy in the Province of Papua, Republic of Indo... [NatLib NZ]
Timmer, Jaap, 1964-. 2003. Narratives of government and church among the Imyan of Papua/Irian Jaya, ... [NatLib NZ]

Archives

Hawaiian Sumatra Plantations, Ltd.. nd. Minutes of the board of directors, 1916-1962.1 v. (293 p.); ... [Bishop]
Not specified. 2002. Editorial papers ... [NatLib NZ]
Not specified. 1993. Project reports and Master of Theology theses ... [NatLib NZ]

Video/Visual

nd. nd. Borobudur : Magelang, Indonesia ; Renderings.ca. 778-850.. ... [WorldCat]

Audio

There are Recordings at Paradisec

nd. nd. Music from Sunda, West Java[S.l.] : Philips 6586 031, [1976]. ... [WorldCat]

Official Websites

  • Republic of Indonesia...
  • UNESCO - Indonesia...
  • Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup Republik Indo...

    Museum Collections

  • Australian Museum...
  • Berndt Museum of Anthropology...
  • British Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue
  • Recordings at Paradisec

    Administrative Areas

    Aceh (Propinsi)
    Bali (Propinsi)
    Bangka-Belitung (Propinsi)
    Banten (Propinsi)
    Bengkulu (Propinsi)
    Gorontalo (Propinsi)
    Irian Jaya Barat (Propinsi)
    Jakarta Raya (Daerah Khusus Ibukota)
    Jambi (Propinsi)
    Jawa Barat (Propinsi)
    Jawa Tengah (City)
    Jawa Timur (Propinsi)
    Kalimantan Barat (Propinsi)
    Kalimantan Selatan (Propinsi)
    Kalimantan Tengah (Propinsi)
    Kalimantan Timur (Propinsi)
    Kepulauan Riau (Propinsi)
    Lampung (Propinsi)
    Maluku Utara (Propinsi)
    Maluku (Propinsi)
    Nusa Tenggara Barat (Propinsi)
    Nusa Tenggara Timur (Propinsi)
    Papua (Propinsi)
    Riau (Propinsi)
    Sulawesi Barat (Propinsi)
    Sulawesi Selatan (Propinsi)
    Sulawesi Tengah (Propinsi)
    Sulawesi Tenggara (Propinsi)
    Sulawesi Utara (Propinsi)
    Sumatera Barat (Propinsi)
    Sumatera Selatan (Propinsi)
    Sumatera Utara (Propinsi)
    Yogyakarta (Daerah Istimewa)

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