Indonesia

Sumatran children - Sumatra is an island in western Indonesia and part of the Sunda Islands.

Sumatran children - Sumatra is an island in western Indonesia and part of the Sunda Islands.

Islamic influenced construction, Kuala Lumpur. (c) Timothy Iles

Islamic influenced construction, Kuala Lumpur. (c) Timothy Iles

Madeline H. celebrating the end of Ramadan during the Idul Fitri festivities

Madeline H. celebrating the end of Ramadan during the Idul Fitri festivities in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia. August 2013.

Madeline H. wearing traditional Javanese clothing at a wedding in Surakarta

Madeline H. wearing traditional Javanese clothing at a wedding in Surakarta, Indonesia. September 2013.

Wall detail from a Chinese temple, Kuala Lumpur. (c) Timothy Iles

Wall detail from a Chinese temple, Kuala Lumpur. (c) Timothy Iles

Legong dance

Balinese women performing the Legong, which is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions. Bali, Indonesia.

In conjunction with the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS - pronounced Ah-chee-chis, as an Indonesian would say it), students in the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies have an opportunity to study Indonesian language and culture in Yogyakarta, Indonesia’s capital of arts, culture, and history. We strongly recommend students to receive Letters of Permission through Advising before embarking on this program.

If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact Dr. Michael Bodden in the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies.

For more information on studying in Indonesia, please see the Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) Website.