This conference aims to bring together postgraduate students, from around Australia and overseas, who are researching topics relating to Islam.
The news item "Bashir's bizarre on-off release disrupts Jokowi’s campaign” was published on The Age on 23 January 2019.'Indonesia’s announcement that it would release 80-year-old Abu Bakar Bashir, the spiritual leader of terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah, after serving two-thirds of his 15-year sentence for supporting a terrorist training camp in Aceh, took many by surprise.'Read the article by Professor Tim Lindsey AO here:https://www.theage.com.au/world/asia/bashir-s-bizarre-on-off-release-disrupts-jokowi-s-campaign-20190123-p50t4l.htmlTim Lindsey is Malcolm Smith Professor of Asian Law, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School. Tim is a member of the Victorian Bar and was the long-serving Chair of the Australia Indonesia Institute until 2016. His publications include Indonesia: Law and Society; Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia (three volumes); The Indonesian Constitution; Drugs Law and Practice in Southeast Asia; and Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia. He is a founder and an executive editor of The Australian Journal of Asian Law.
In Conversation with Professor Tim Lindsey AO was posted by The Australia-Indonesia Centre on 2 August 2018.Professor Tim Lindsey AO discusses the current state of democracy in Indonesia, and how demographic shifts will affect the 2019 elections.Watch the interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY_anJhw8aw&feature=youtu.beTim Lindsey is Malcolm Smith Professor of Asian Law, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School. Tim is a member of the Victorian Bar and was the long-serving Chair of the Australia Indonesia Institute until 2016. His publications include Indonesia: Law and Society; Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia (three volumes); The Indonesian Constitution; Drugs Law and Practice in Southeast Asia; and Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia. He is a founder and an executive editor of The Australian Journal of Asian Law.
Death row Bali Nine members will file reapplication for consideration of their good behaviour as one of their last legal options, says Indonesian law expert Tim Lindsey.
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and his running mate, Djarot Saiful Hidayat, sparked controversy in the recent lead up to the election for Jakarta’s governor, following the release of a campaign video that, like Ahok himself, has been accused of being “anti-Islam".
Concerns regarding Australian military teaching materials and remarks uncovered late last year have placed strain on relations with Indonesia. The strange affair of our on-again-off-again defence cooperation arrangements with Indonesia continues to confuse most observers.
Visiting Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and CILIS Associate Director, Professor Denny Indrayana, discusses the legal framework of the case that has been brought against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok).
The article "Denny Indrayana: Presiden Butuh Dukungan Politik untuk Berantas Korupsi" was published by detikNews on 20 September 2016.
Drugs Law and Legal Practice in Southeast Asia co-authored by Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society Director, Professor Tim Lindsey and Asian Law Centre Director, Professor Pip Nicholson, investigates criminal law and practice relevant to drugs regulation in three Southeast Asian jurisdictions: Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam.
A minority Muslim group has been ordered to convert to Sunni Islam or be expelled from Bangka island, off the coast of Sumatra, in the latest religious crackdown in Indonesia, write Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies for the Sydney Morning Herald.
Professor Tim Lindsey, CILIS Director, reacts to the deadly gun-and-suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in central Jakarta. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on "Trending Business."
Indonesia could become a pioneer in the abolition of capital punishment and an example for other Muslim countries to follow, according to former Indonesian judge Professor Jimly Asshiddiqie.
The University of Melbourne has recently launched the Indonesia at Melbourne blog, a new platform for analysis, research and commentary on contemporary Indonesia by academics, experts and students affiliated with the university.
CILIS Associate Arjuna Dibley writes in the Guardian on why Geoffrey Robertson's call to withdraw Australian aid after the execution of Chan and Sukumaran is misguided.
Professor Tim Lindsey explains the key reasons why Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan should not have been executed.
Professor Tim Lindsey and Associate Professor Simon Butt observe waning support for President Widodo in the crippling face of KPK, Indonesia's anti-corruption agency.
Professor Tim Lindsey discusses the Australia-Indonesia relationship, and how a tougher response to an inexperienced Indonesian government would be the wrong move, particularly for the 'Bali Two'.
Is it really the case that Indonesia is determined to execute drug offenders - both foreign and local - if they are caught in Indonesia, but will spend money to help Indonesian drug offenders avoid execution provided they are caught overseas?
Professor Tim Lindsey and Associate Professor Simon Butt comment on the Bali Nine executions and the effect that politics is having on the appeals.
Past events hosted by the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society.
If you missed one of the thought-provoking speakers at Melbourne Law School, you may still catch their presentation online.