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.  


Webinar on “Shaping more resilient Indonesia-Singapore relations amidst global uncertainties”


In this webinar, Ambassador H.E. Mr Suryo Pratomo shared his perspectives on Indonesia-Singapore relations and elaborated on the future plans that were set in place between the two countries during the Leaders’ Retreat held in Bintan on 25 January 2022.  


Webinar on “Governance Challenges and Opportunities for Indonesia’s New Capital Nusantara”


In this webinar, Dr Diani Sadiawati and Mr Yance Arizona shared their opinions on the various governmental and regulatory challenges in implementing Indonesia’s New Capital Nusantara.


Webinar on “Muktamar NU 2021: Nahdlatul Ulama towards Self-Reliance and World Peace”


In this webinar, Mr Yahya Cholil Staquf shared his plans for Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) while our two discussants, Dr Azhar Ibrahim and Dr Philips Vermonte, shared their opinions on the potential challenges as well as future considerations for NU under its new leadership.


Webinar on “Has Indonesia Resumed Leadership Role in Southeast Asia under Jokowi?”


In this webinar, Dr Leo Suryadinata discussed Indonesia’s foreign policy trajectories and leadership, particularly under President Joko Widodo’s administration.