• May 28, 2010 • Jakarta, Reporting Trips • Views: 928

    A Day in Jakarta

    represented by the contents of my backpack. by Christina...

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  • May 22, 2010 • Jakarta, Uncategorized • Views: 1893

    A Day in the Kampung

    by Raisa In Indonesian, kampung is translated literally as “community” or “village,” but considered in Jakarta to be a slum neighborhood. To walk into a kampung is to walk into an intensely private, interconnected, and intimate...

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  • May 18, 2010 • Jakarta • Views: 1680

    Lux et Veritas: Curricular Changes at an Islamic University

    by Ramon Nowhere perhaps is the question of religion’s role more fraught than in religious schools, which necessitate decisions, oftentimes fruitfully avoided in a pluralistic society, about the specific values and teachings that a...

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  • May 16, 2010 • Jakarta • Views: 1430

    A Different Side of the City

    by Uzra Slum tours are a strange concept to fully grasp–the term is somewhat of an oxymoron itself. On Saturday afternoon I “toured” the slums of east Jakarta with seven others from the group, as a few of us are writing...

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  • May 15, 2010 • Jakarta, Photos • Views: 2365

    Photo Update: May 15

    by Jeff...

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  • May 14, 2010 • Jakarta • Views: 1599

    A Jakarta Fairy Tale

    by Jessie I arrived at Dyah and Partners eager to meet with Andrew Sriro, an American lawyer, for my first in-person interview for a Globalist story. I began our interview by asking him about the topic of my article, a draft bill...

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  • May 14, 2010 • Jakarta • Views: 1335

    Introduction to the Megacity

    By Catherine and Raffi Jakarta is home to an estimated 13 million people. It was hard to imagine what this would be like until we drove through it from the airport last night. Below the highway, an ocean of red tile roofs and groups of...

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  • May 3, 2010 • Bali, Banda Aceh, Jakarta • Views: 2434

    The Globalist Takes On Indonesia!!

    Dear Reader, Welcome to our travel blog. From May 11th through May 25th, 22 members of the Globalist staff and Editorial Board will be traveling to the country of Indonesia in Southeast Asia (for more information about the Globalist...

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