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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mutsumi Inuma; Togo Tsukahara In this paper, the authors analyze the formation of a network of Indonesian nuclear experts. Their investigation of Indonesia's major institutions of nuclear engineering—the National Nuclear Energy Agency (Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional, BATAN), the Nuclear Energy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Hans Pols During the nineteenth and the early twentieth century, European physicians and botanists working in the Dutch East Indies displayed an eager interest in Indonesian indigenous herbal medicine or jamu , the investigation of which required them to establish contacts with local informers and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rudolf Mrázek This is not a comparison between the colonial isolation camp for the Indonesian Communists and Nationalists at Boven Digoel, New Guinea, and the Nazi concentration camp for the European (including Dutch) Jews in Terezín, Bohemia. It is an effort to place both camps, as two working...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Sulfikar Amir In mid-2006, the Indonesian government announced a plan to build nuclear power plants geared towards meeting soaring demands for energy in the country. After prolonged procrastination, the government is determined that time is ripe for Indonesia to go nuclear. While discussions on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sulfikar Amir © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 In June 1997 the Indonesian rupiah plunged dramatically against the US dollar. This currency decline did not cause an immediate mass panic, as the central government in Jakarta assured the public that the country, with its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... industry in Sumbawa; and Budiastuti describes the deployment of a new DNA tracking system for Indonesian timber exports. Taken together, these case studies contribute to an emerging picture of sociotechnical change in Indonesia that draws sharp contrasts between how infrastructures were built and organized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... their own countries. Nuklir Jawa ( Nuclear Java ), which delves into the Indonesian context for adopting nuclear power, is an excellent foray into the different ways that a nation-state and its citizens conceptualize how nuclear power will shape society, both positively and negatively. The film...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... conversation with theories of the state that examine the autonomy of state institutions and their ability to shape a country's political economy. What is not clear, however, is whether the shielded Indonesian state institutions he discusses were also transformed by the resulting structure. To be sure, they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is constituted through the very process of moving a technology from one setting to another—in our case, from a Danish diabetes hospital to Indonesian general practice. This is important for three reasons. First, as the global dissemination of technologies for health is steeply rising, it is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
... were the last two villages to receive electricity, making Bali the first province in Indonesia to have all of its villages connected to the power grid. Ida Bagus Oka, the then governor of Bali, presided over the ceremony. He was accompanied by several officials from the Indonesian State Electricity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-island's prior subjection to Indonesian occupation, the violence and destruction that followed the majority vote for independence, and the mix of optimism and political instability that have emerged since. Reconstruction, security, state-building, and development came together in a way that recalls the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 2016 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Entanglement innovation Jatropha university In June 2006 the minister of research and technology Kusmayanto Kadiman met President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to report on the progress of Indonesian biofuel development. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... calculations and develops and deploys strategies to propose a certain “governing regime” to combat illegal logging in the timber industry while continually adjusting its policies to the Indonesian legal system and the global initiatives of good forest governance. Although at present the DNA technology has not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2016
... review editors have to deal with challenges and negotiation in a multilingual way. Think of all those books on North Korean scientists, Chinese medicine and healing, Japanese maps, the Indonesian antinuclear movement, childbirth in Asia—all of them written in various languages and reviewed here in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... food, one that symbolizes both an engagement with modernity and an elaboration of the traditional values of rice as a marker of status and social relations. In the contemporary postcolonial context of East Timor, still emerging from a long period of repressive Indonesian military occupation, rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Dutch East Indies: “As people handled, or were handled by, the new technologies, their time, space, culture, identity, and nation came to feel awry” (xvi). Through encounters with technologies like radios, telephones, trains, cars, and streetlights, natives became uneasy Indonesians. Figures such as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 547–549.
Published: 01 December 2009
... indigenous experts did not always end up playing their assigned role of mediating between the government and indigenous farmers but chose instead to move into the government bureaucracy or to go to work for larger plantations. She also points out that Indonesian nationalists writing in the 1930s did on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 March 2010
... one thinks of other train projects—Latour's intelligent transportation system involving new information technology; the Beijing-Tibet railway involving difficult engineering challenges of building on softening tundra and in high mountains; the Indonesian-built high-speed train from Jakarta to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... international and multidisciplinary, and which focused not just on science but also on anti-imperialist struggles), one Indonesian delegate sought to speak out against the development of nuclear weapons. This caused great consternation among the Chinese hosts (after all, China was far along in its own nuclear...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... provide a medium for the structures of feeling, ones that in many contemporary Indonesian artists’ works seem no longer constrained by nationalist identity politics or periodization of art styles. Postindependence, post-decolonialization, post-Reformasi, they are part of the breakout of Southeast Asian...