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ASM4230 - Culture and Conflict in Indonesia

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Brett Hough


Not offered in 2007


Processes of class formation and conflict in the context of the political economy of structural change in Indonesia. The cultural mediation of conflict, the cultural reproduction of group identity, and the dynamics of social movements engendered by modernisation - mass movements which draw on the symbols of Islam, ethnicity, nationalism, and various political ideologies.


Seminar participation: 10%
Essay (3000 words): 30%
Major project (6000 words): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour film screening and 2 x 1 hour seminars) per week