'Covid-19: Assessing Indonesia's Response' Online Conference

6-7 October, 2020
Hosted by the Indonesia Democracy Hallmark Research Initiative (IDeHaRI) and the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, Melbourne Law School

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.

DAY 1: Politics and Rights

Marcus Mietzner - COVID-19 and Democratic Regression in Indonesia: Causes and Effects
Abdul Mughis Mudhoffir - Exploiting Covid-19 Crisis, Deepening Illiberalism in Indonesia
Bivitri Susanti - Declining Rights and the Rule of Law in the Pandemic in Indonesia
Inaya Rakhmani - Covid-19 and Academic Freedom: Containing Discourses with Digital Media
Wahyudi Djafar - Covid-19 and Population Surveillance in Indonesia
Nadirsyah Hosen - Islam and Civil Society during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Indonesia

DAY 2: Health and Society

Iwan Ariawan - COVID-19 in Indonesia: Looking at the Pandemic from a Biostatistician’s Point of View
Pandu Riono - Why We are Failing in our Response, Could Indonesia have Done Better?
Tri Maharani - Stigma and Survivor Covid-19
Ian Wilson - Indonesia’s Urban Poor at the Time of Pandemic
Cucu Saidah - Ensuring Disability Inclusion in Covid-19 Response and Early Recovery in Indonesia
Andi Yentriyani - Domestic Violence during COVID-19

Image: Yulius Satria Wijaya / Antara

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