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We provide a platform for learning, discussion and debate open to all.

Our courses cover topics including philosophy, politics, economics, history, racism, nationalism, sustainability, war & peace, cinema and much more.

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What's Going On In Indonesia? Moral Panic-Nationalism and Conservatism Collide

In this session we will explore the multiple factors contributing to the moral panic and its consequences. Gavin argues that the primary reason political homophobia has become so potent in Indonesian discourse is that sexual gender minorities form a nexus point for two powerful narratives, anti-foreign nationalism and conservative Islam, which are challenging the fading narrative of democracy and civil rights, two decades after Indonesia’s transition to democracy.

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