Webinar on “Indonesia’s Omnibus Law and Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF)”


In this webinar, Dr Reza Siregar, Dr Cyril Noerhadi and Mr Anton Gunawan discussed the background to the Indonesia Investment Authority’s establishment, its objectives, and role as well as how it is expected to work.



Webinar on “Constraints and Opportunities for Indonesia’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic”


In this webinar, Dr Astrid Meilasari-Sugiana, Dr Gunardi Endro and Dr Suwandi shared their observations on the constraints faced by Indonesia’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during the pandemic and elaborated on some policies that have been implemented to assist these companies. Drawing on both policies and economic ideology of the country, the speakers attempted to highlight solutions and discussed how it could aid in the recovery of the economy after the pandemic.



Webinar on “Indonesia’s Political Outlook 2021: Stability and Vaccination to Support Economic Recovery”


In this webinar, Dr Djayadi Hanan elaborated on the political and economic outlook of Indonesia for 2021. Using a series of data obtained from public opinion surveys conducted by several Indonesian research agencies, Dr Djayadi Hanan attempted to explain the trends observed and identified possible predictions of Indonesia’s key pressing economic issues as well as political layout for 2021.



Webinar on “2020 Pilkada: Regional Elections Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic”


In this webinar, Dr Deasy Simandjuntak, Dr Syafiq Hasyim and Mr Made Supriatma shared their observations of the recent local regional elections held in Indonesia, specifically focusing on three key cities, Medan, South Tangerang and Solo. Looking at the quick count results from these three areas, the speakers also discussed the outcomes of the elections and the effects of dynastic politics in influencing the voting patterns among voters in these areas.



Webinar on “Envisioning Indonesia’s New Capital Through Sustainable Design”


In this webinar, Mr Sibarani Sofian, master builder of the team behind the winning design proposal for Indonesia’s new capital, takes the audience through their plans for the highly anticipated urban development project. It is the second webinar in a two-part series on Indonesia’s new capital project.



Webinar on “State Capture and Judicial Corruption in Indonesia”


In this webinar, Dr A’an Suryana explained why state capture continues to remain rampant in Indonesia. Using three case studies as exemplars of state capture in Indonesia, he highlighted key factors that could have attributed to these practices and explained why judicial corruption remains an uphill task to eradicate in Indonesia.



Webinar on “Confronting Online Manipulation and Disinformation”


This webinar discussed the role of social media and actors involved in recent examples of online manipulation and disinformation, and examined the various civilian counter-efforts in Indonesia.



Webinar on “Contested Hegemonies and Changing Struggles in Cyberspace”


This webinar examined how state and civil society interactions in cyberspace affect ongoing democracy and anti-corruption struggles in Southeast Asia.



Webinar on “Indonesia’s New Capital: Towards a Climate-Resilient City”


In this webinar, Ms Tri Dewi Virgiyanti and Dr Hendricus Andy Simarmata shed light on the planning process of moving Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan Timur (East Kalimantan). They discussed how the Indonesian government envisioned making a sustainable and more adaptable new capital.



Webinar on “Cyber-controls and Censorship: The End of Democratic Space Online?”


This fourth session of the webinar series on Digital Technologies and Democracy in Southeast Asia discussed the various manifestations of cyber-controls and online censorship in Southeast Asia, and examined their effects on online political debates as well as the responses of netizens.