Nineteenth-century Imperialism and Exploration. A group in which to explore, among other things, transnational influence and exchange in disparate cultures, narratives of exploration and the socio-cultural site of colonial interaction.
Frans Prasetyo deposited The struggle for land rights: Indonesian (urban) Agrarian Reform and (against) the Global Land Forum in Bandung in the group Imperialism & Exploration on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
INDONESIA PROMISED AN AMBITIOUS PROGRAM of agrarian reform. Based on that ambition, Jokowi’s government released a presidential regulation on agrarian reform. This was done, together with the 2018 Global Land Forum meeting, in Bandung, several months before the presidential election. This month, the Indonesian presidential election has been a c…[Read more]
This week the Indonesian presidential election has been a contest between the incumbent Jokowi, who has promised an ambitious programme of agrarian reform, and the descendent of the military dictator Suharto. In this article, Frans Ari Prasetyo exposes the contradictions of the Jokowi government’s dependence on the World Bank and local c…[Read more]