Indonesian Studies Online

There are a fantastic range of dynamic blogs that cover Indonesia, some well-established and others new on the scene. I’ve been asked by a few people lately about existing resources, so thought I would list them here:

Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) – Indonesia Council – Jackie Bakker puts together a great monthly email list of new publications and events:, or see

Inside Indonesia – a long-standing magazine on Indonesia now online 

Indonesia at Melbournea new blog by the University of Melbourne that features interviews, news and opinions related to recent research, 

Kyoto Review of Southeast Asiaa fantastic new blog that wins hands down for its efforts at communicating to a broad audience – it publishes articles in Hindi, Japanese, Indonesia and English! 

New Mandala, a high profile academic online blog on mainland Southeast Asia, but often includes comments on Indonesia, ANU 

And for Indonesian law specifically, check out the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society CILISthat has a key list of scholars who work on Indonesian law