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Islam, Identity and Populism in Indonesia

  • NYU Law School, Furman Hall (map)

Andreas Harsono, Researcher at Human Rights Watch, will discuss the role of Islam, identity, and populism in the 2019 presidential campaign season in Indonesia. This discussion will also preview his upcoming book, “Race, Islam, and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia.”

Andreas Harsono is a long-time Indonesian media freedom advocate, who helped establish the Alliance of Independent Journalists, the Institute for the Studies on Free Flow of Information, and the Pantau Foundation, as well as the South East Asia Press Alliance (Bangkok), and since 2008 has been a researcher for Human Rights Watch covering Indonesia.

Register here.

Hosted by Center for Global Affairs,Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, Masters program in International Relations, Wagner's Office of International Programs, NYSEAN, and Race to Istana.

Earlier Event: February 15
Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival