Obituaries

Scholar played crucial role in emergence of South Asian studies in Australia and Singapore

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Obituary Peter Reeves (1935–2015) Another pioneer of South Asian Studies in Australia died recently. Peter Reeves, Emeritus Professor of South Asian History at Curtin University and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, passed away in Perth on 24 February 2015—12 days after the death of Professor Donald Anthony Low. Peter Reeves was educated at […]

Indonesia

The power of redemption

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After ignoring international outrage and desperate pleas over the executions of foreign drug smugglers, including two Australians, JAMES GIGGACHER asks if  Jokowi can ever win back a place in our hearts. As Andrew Chan, Myuran Sukumaran and six other men stared down their executioners on Indonesia’s prison island, Nusakambangan, in the early hours of Wednesday, […]