Join prominent Indonesian and Australian scholars and activists as they present insights into how the Indonesian government has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic. Topics covered include politics, democratic regression, freedom of expression, health policy and testing, impact on women, people with disability and the urban poor, and Muslim attitudes.
Speakers will include:
DAY 1: Politics and Rights (6 October, 2 pm)
DAY 2: Health and Society (7 October, 2pm)
Image: Yulius Satria Wijaya / Antara
The conference will take place on:
Tuesday 6 October, 2020
Wednesday 7 October, 2020
Melbourne time - GMT+10: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Jakarta time - GMT+7: 10:00am-12:00pm
- Iwan Ariawan
University of IndonesiaCOVID-19 in Indonesia: Looking at the Pandemic from a Biostatistician's Point of View
- Wahyudi Djafar
Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM)Covid-19 and Population Surveillance in Indonesia
- Nadirsyah Hosen
Monash UniversityIslam and Civil Society during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia
- Tri Maharani
Daha Husada HospitalStigma and Survivor Covid-19
- Marcus Mietzner
Australian National UniversityCOVID-19 and Democratic Regression in Indonesia: Causes and Effects
- Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir
State University of JakartaExploiting Covid-19 Crisis, Deepening Illiberalism in Indonesia
- Inaya Rakhmani
University of IndonesiaCovid-19 and Academic Freedom: Containing Discourses with Digital Media
- Pandu Riono
University of IndonesiaWhy We are Failing in our Response, Could Indonesia have Done Better?
- Cucu Saidah
Jakarta Barrier Free TourismEnsuring Disability Inclusion in Covid-19 Response and Early Recovery in Indonesia
- Bivitri Susanti
JenteraDeclining Rights and the Rule of Law in the Pandemic in Indonesia
- Ian Wilson
Murdoch UniversityIndonesia's Urban Poor at the Time of Pandemic
- Andi Yentriyani
DAY 1: Politics and Rights
DAY 2: Health and Society
This is an online conference, and many of you will be attending from different time zones. We have therefore made some special arrangements to ensure you are able to participate fully in the conference discussions.
- The conference sessions will be ‘live’ and will take place via Zoom.
- The conference will be divided into 2 sessions per day.
- Each session will be 1 hour in duration.
- Speakers will present for 10 minutes each, talking about the main aspects, issues and arguments of their papers.
- The rest of the session will be devoted to discussion about all papers.
- Only the Speakers and Chairpersons will be visible on the screen.
- Attendees can type their questions in the 'Q&A' section of Zoom, and they will be answered live during the discussion.
- The language to be used in the conference is English.
- This conference is jointly hosted by:
- Indonesia Democracy Hallmark Research Initiative (IDeHaRI)
- Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society
- Please direct queries about the conference to: Debbie Yu
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