Exhibition & Conference ‘Fifty years on: Reflections on the anniversary and recent efforts to address the 1965 violence in Indonesia’

The Herb Feith Foundation and the Asian History Hub in SHAPS at Melbourne University announce an exhibition launch and a one-day conference featuring the Herb Feith Memorial Lecture 2016.

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The exhibition The Act of Living: A Photo Exhibition of Women Survivors of Indonesia’s Violence in 1965 is an AJAR (Asia Justice and Rights) was planned as part of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival last year. Sadly all our events were cancelled due to police pressure.

We are delighted to now present 16 photographs from this exhibition here in Melbourne.

Exhibition 

‘The Act of Living: A Photo Exhibition of Women Survivors of Indonesia’s Violence in 1965’

When: Thursday 6 October,  – 28 October 2016
Where: Dax Gallery, Dax Building, Royal Parade, Melbourne University

One-day Conference and Herb Feith Memorial Lecture 2016

‘Fifty years on: Reflections on the anniversary and recent efforts to address the 1965 violence in Indonesia’

When: Friday October 7, 9am-5pm
Where: Discursive Theatre, Level 5, Arts West, Melbourne University

The 2016 Herb Feith Memorial Lecture  will be presented by Pak Dodi Yuniar (Program Manager, Indonesia, Asia Justice and Rights)

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Other panelists include:

Ibu Kadmiyati, survivor and participant in the AJAR project
Djin Siauw, Herb Feith Foundation
Roro Sawita, Taman 65 (Bali)
Pipit Ambarmirah, KIPPER Yogyakarta
Vannessa Hearman, Charles Darwin University
Leila S. Chudori, Author and Journalist
Hellena Yoranita Souisa, PhD candidate University of Melbourne and Watch Doc
Kate McGregor, University of Melbourne
Ken Setiawan, University of Melbourne
Ariel Heryanto, incoming Herb Feith Professor, Monash University
Putu Oka Sukanta, survivor, writer, Lembaga Kreatifitas Kemanusiaan (LKK)
Ayu Wahyuninngroem, PhD candidate, Lembaga Kreatifitas Kemanusiaan (LKK)

Co-convenors
Kate McGregor, Jemma Purdey and Hellena Souisa

View images from the conference‘Fifty years on: Reflections on the anniversary and recent efforts to address the 1965 violence in Indonesia’, 7 October 2016

Supported by the Herb Feith Foundation; Asian Justice and Rights (AJAR); and the Asian History Hub, Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne

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