Yale Indonesia Forum 2007-2008

Student Coordinators
Kevin Fogg ( History), Frank Dhont (History),
Affiliate Coordinator:
Takeshi Ito (Bard College, NY)
Indriyo Sukmono
(SEAS Fac)

October 24
"The Non Profit Sector vs the For-Profit Sector: Working Towards Economic and Social Change in Indonesia"
Jurist Tan and Phoebe Clarke, Yale College

Jurist Tan is a Yale College junior majoring in Ethics, Politics and Economics. During the Summer 2007, Jurist worked in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia as an intern for Save the Children's Child Protection sector. She helped document two post-tsunami projects: Family Tracing and Reunification (which reunified separated children with their families) and Safe Play Area (which built semi-permanent buildings for children in barracks to study and play in the absence of schools).
Phoebe Clarke is a Yale College junior majoring in Economics and International Studies. During the Summer 2007, Phoebe worked with USAID-sponsored SENADA (the Indonesia Competitiveness Program) in Surabaya, Semarang, Bandung and Jakarta to increase Java's competitiveness of SME (Usaha Kecil dan Menengah).

November 1
Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat, Indonesian Ambassador to the U.S.
special luncheon talk -(rsvp seating only)
"U.S.-Indonesia Relations in the Current Context of East and Southeast Asia"
Hosted by the Council on Southeast Asia Studies
-> click here for details and VIDEO LINK

March 5
"Decentralization in Indonesia: Papua's Experiment"
Oktovianus Mote. Papuan human rights activist, journalist and Visiting Fellow at Cornell and Yale Universities

April 12
"Narrative, Memory and History in Indonesian Arts, Media and Culture"
Co-sponsored by:Yale Southeast Asia Studies and the Department of History
->click here for details

July 18-19
Atma Jaya University, Yogyakarta,Indonesia
Co-sponsored by:
-Yale University
-Atma Jaya University
"Towards an Inclusive Democratic Indonesian Society: Bridging the Gap Between State Uniformity and Multicultural Identity Patterns."
>click here for details