Travel – Ashley Morrow

Untuk berjalan jalan sekitar Indonesia, harus naik pesawat karena Indonesia ada banyak pulau. Menurut Wikipedia, Indonesia punya 18.307 pulau. Banyak sekali. Selama liburan di ketiga minggu di Juni, saya dan teman-teman saya berlibur di Bali. Saya mau pergi ke Lombok tetapi saya tidak ingin pergi sendiri. Teman-teman saya mau pergi ke Bali. Mbak Michelle, Mbak … Continue reading Travel – Ashley Morrow

Daily Life in Indonesia – Michelle Chau

Selamat datang. Jogja, kota menarik.  Banyak belajar. Welcome. Jogja, an interesting city. A lot to learn. Waking up in the middle of the night, I glance up to see a dark figure on my dresser. Still half asleep, I am unable to react quickly when the unidentifiable figure leaps from its position. A small disgruntled … Continue reading Daily Life in Indonesia – Michelle Chau

Daily Life in Indonesia – Ashley Morrow

It has been two weeks, since I landed in Indonesia, filled with a storm of emotions: anxiousness, apprehension, excitement. Though, I had tried to develop as much of an understanding of Indonesian life and culture prior to my arrival (particularly Javanese culture), from my past experience living in Romania, Spain, and Costa Rica, I knew … Continue reading Daily Life in Indonesia – Ashley Morrow

Before and After USINDO Summer Studies 2019 – Bobby Trice

While I have been in Yogyakarta for the USINDO Summer Studies 2019, I have often reflected on the implications of my participation in this program. What does it mean for me to experience travel, study, and volunteer in Indonesia through USINDO’s mission? As foreign students that have become “fellows” with an organization that promotes diplomatic … Continue reading Before and After USINDO Summer Studies 2019 – Bobby Trice

Culture and Religion – Bobby Trice

Di Amerika, saya bekerja dengan organisasi advokasi politik berbasis agama, jadi saya sangat tertarik dengan bagaimana identitas, keyakinan, dan politik saling mempengaruhi dalam masyarakat Indonesia. Saat saya magang penelitian di PolGov, sebuah pusat penelitian yang bagian dari DPP FISIPOL UGM, saya mendapatkan kesempatan untuk memperdalam pengetahuan saya tentang isu ini melalui riset dengan komunitas LGBT … Continue reading Culture and Religion – Bobby Trice