1 hr 10 min

KEMBALI20 Podcast | Ben Bland: Man of Contradictions: Joko Widodo and the Struggle to Remake Indonesia UWRF21 Podcast

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Man of Contradictions, the first English-language biography of Jokowi, argues that the president embodies the fundamental contradictions of modern Indonesia. He is caught between democracy and authoritarianism, openness and protectionism, Islam and pluralism. Join Ben Bland to find out why he believes Jokowi’s incredible story shows what is possible in Indonesia – and shows the limits.

Featuring Ben Bland and Febriana Firdaus.

Man of Contradictions, the first English-language biography of Jokowi, argues that the president embodies the fundamental contradictions of modern Indonesia. He is caught between democracy and authoritarianism, openness and protectionism, Islam and pluralism. Join Ben Bland to find out why he believes Jokowi’s incredible story shows what is possible in Indonesia – and shows the limits.

Featuring Ben Bland and Febriana Firdaus.

1 hr 10 min