Monash Arts ethnomusicologist, Professor Margaret Kartomi, was flown to Jakarta last week to receive the ‘Piagam Penghargaan Kebudayaan’ (Certificate of Cultural Appreciation award) from the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy.
The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and its Music This book contains MAMU Director Margaret Kartomi’s third … Continue reading Article published in: The Fighting Art of Pencak Silat and its Music: From Southeast Asian village to global movement
Kartomi and Pahlawi have issued a Call for Papers to be presented at the Second … Continue reading Call for Papers: the Second International Conference and Cultural Event of Aceh
A review written by Margaret Kartomi, of Julia Byl’s recent book Antiphonal Histories: Resonant Pasts … Continue reading Review of Julia Byl’s “Antiphonal Histories” by Margaret Kartomi
Two articles have recently been published documenting the success of the Second International Symposium on … Continue reading Articles: Recognition for The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands (SIRI) 2015
Researching Indonesian music and theatre has become a family concern for three Monash researchers. Dr … Continue reading Indonesian performing arts attracts three generations of researchers
Professor Margaret Kartomi of the Faculty of Arts was recently in Sumatra to deliver keynote … Continue reading Whirlwind Sumatran tour for music academic
On 17 August 2012, Indonesian Independence Day, Professor Margaret Kartomi was awarded a Certificate of … Continue reading Professor Margaret Kartomi awarded Certificate of Honour for the promotion of Indonesian culture in Australia
Article featured in Monash Memo (6 June 2012): A Monash University staff member and alumna have just returned from their second field trip to Lampung Province, Sumatra, at the invitation of Way Kanan’s Regional Head Bupati Hi Bustami Zainudin S.Pd.
This unique book showcases the complex diversity of Indonesian music and includes field observations from six different provinces: Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, West Sumatra, South Sumatra and Bangka-Belitung.