Seminar on “Real and Rhetorical Polarisations in Indonesia: Towards the 2024 Elections”


In this hybrid seminar, Dr Max Lane shared his perspectives on polarisation within Indonesian politics and discussed its potential effects on the upcoming 2024 elections.



Seminar on “Business and Economic Priorities under Indonesia’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2023”


In this hybrid seminar, Mr Arsjad Rasjid discussed the business and economic priorities of ASEAN-BAC under Indonesia’s chairmanship. With the change in leadership this year, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) seeks to ASEAN’s centrality to world markets by initiating innovations that promote greater inclusivity within the region.



Webinar on “The Indonesia National Survey Project 2022: Engaging with Developments in the Political, Economic and Social Spheres”


In this webinar, Dr Burhanuddin Muhtadi, Dr Siwage Dharma Negara and Dr Hui Yew-Foong discussed the results of a nationwide survey conducted in Indonesia and extensively analysed Indonesians’ attitudes toward political, economic, and social-cultural issues.



Seminar on “Democracy Delayed? Interim Regional Leaders and Indonesia’s 2024 Elections”


In this seminar, Dr Ian Douglas Wilson discussed the current phenomenon of interim regional leaders in Indonesia, where simultaneous local elections will be held nationwide in November 2024, but many of the regional leaders will end their terms as early as mid-2022 and be replaced by interim appointees.



Conference on “THE ROAD TO NUSANTARA: Process, Challenges, and Opportunities”


Jointly organised by ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Indonesia, this 2-day conference explored the complex process of realising Indonesia’s ambitious New Capital project and discussed the challenges and opportunities faced by national and sub-national governments in balancing multiple objectives.



Conference on “Millennial Disruptions: Understanding the role of Indonesian Millennials in shaping a rapidly changing world”


This webinar conference serves as a platform for interactive and intellectually stimulating dialogue and debate on the multi-faceted challenges impacting the millennial generation, as well as their potential to powerfully influence the future trajectory of Indonesia’s overall social, cultural, economic, and political development.



Seminar On “What Can Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship Deliver on Global Food Security?”


In this hybrid seminar, regional and global experts discuss how Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship can deliver on global food security.

This hybrid seminar is the third in a series on regional and global economic issues organised by the Australian National University’s East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (EABER) and the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. The seminar is also supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore.



Webinar on “Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Indonesia: Association Between Vaccination and Voting Patterns in 2019 Presidential Election”


In this webinar, Mr Takayuki Higashikata shared his analysis of the correlation between voting behaviours and vaccine hesitancy in Indonesia. He found that the level of trust in government, in the form of votes for the incumbent President Joko Widodo in the 2019 presidential election, might influence the vaccine hesitancy in the country, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and 2022.



Webinar on “A Double Whammy: Structural Challenges and Scarring Effects of the Pandemic on Indonesia’s Labour Market”


In this webinar, Professor Devanto Shasta Pratomo, Mr Adhi Saputro and Dr Raden Muhamad Purnagunawan shared their observations on Indonesia’s labour market through the pandemic and how it had led to potential long-term scarring effects on both the demand and supply sides of the market.



Webinar on “Fintech Adoption in Indonesia: Patterns, Constraints and Enablers”


In this webinar, Dr Siwage Dharma Negara, Dr Astrid Meilasari-Sugiana and Mr Manggi Taruna Habir discussed the result findings of an online survey conducted in Indonesia on Fintech adoption during the pandemic.