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INMS3609: Indonesia's Slow Road to Democracy

This unit is designed for native speakers, near native speakers and advanced learners of Indonesian. It is one of six advanced units offered on a rotating basis which can be taken in any order. Drawing on English and Indonesian language academic publications and other Indonesian language resources, students will engage in research writing and scholarly discussion in Indonesian on Indonesia's political history and democratic transition, beginning with the tragic events of 1965.

Code INMS3609
Academic unit Indonesian Studies
Credit points 6
INMS3602 or INMS3102
INMS3301 or INMS3302

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate a high standard of competence in Indonesian language and the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in a range of registers.
  • LO2. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Indonesian society and the ability to discuss issues pertaining to history, politics, socio-economics and development articulately and persuasively.
  • LO3. Demonstrate intercultural competence and the ability to work effectively and confidently across diverse groups and linguistic environments.
  • LO4. Demonstrate critical thinking, information and digital literacy, and the ability to exercise ethical judgments.
  • LO5. Effectively apply theoretical insights and empirical knowledge from Indonesian Studies to issues encountered in an interdisciplinary context.
  • LO6. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Indonesia's modern political history, including social, cultural and institutional aspects, and frame this expertise within the broader field of Asian Studies.

Unit outlines

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