Tag: Culture

Former PM Abbott concerned over decline of prayer, rise of acknowledgement of country

Ana Vujanic- November 27, 2018

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes Christian prayer should have as great a role in public ceremonies as “Acknowledgement of Country” protocols. Acknowledgement of Country ... Read More

Indonesia’s Child Care Spectrum

Holly Prassler- June 3, 2018

We take a look inside the life of orphanage children and get a glimpse behind the scenes of an alternative institution, and their approaches to ... Read More

Sunrise in Karet Bivak Cemetery

Holly Richardson- April 9, 2018

Sunrise in Karet Bivak Cemetery from Holly Richardson on Vimeo. https://youtu.be/w01R2nV_gaY Karet Bivak Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in central Jakarta. This place ... Read More

Deafening Silence

Maegan Gillespie- October 19, 2017

India's children are facing an epidemic of abuse, with 53% of Indian children having experienced sexual abuse. Yet the people are silent, government initiatives are ... Read More

Written in the Stars?

Maya Fellows- October 16, 2017

Astrology starts from the exact moment you are born and stays the same for your entire lifetime. It tells of the  (more…) Read More

The Youth Testament in India

Claire Norton- October 16, 2017

Religion is an ancient part of Indian culture. Join UQ in Jaipur reporter Claire Norton, as she investigates the young generation's involvement with religion in ... Read More

Perceptions of Modesty in a Changing Jaipur

Anastasia White- September 25, 2017

Jaipur is a city that exists on the precipice between old and new. Just one of the many ways this manifests is in the perceptions ... Read More

When tourists become the attraction

Kate Cullen- September 24, 2017

  Jaipur is home to many insta-worthy sights but Indian tourists are coming to the Pink City for more than pictures with the brilliant architecture, ... Read More

Ondel-ondel and a modern Jakarta

Elora Ghea- May 21, 2017

Indonesia has a diverse legacy of art and culture. One subset of this is Betawi culture from Jakarta. The Betawi traditional artform of Ondel-ondel has ... Read More

Colourful fresh produce highlights vibrant local culture

Justin Lillecrapp- April 17, 2017

The local markets in Depok are a maze of alleyways and muddied pathways. Rows of shack-like structures stand side by side each containing their own ... Read More

Unveiling the Burqa

Nazlee Salami- November 7, 2016

By Nazlee Salami I gazed down at the dark-green headscarf that lay gently in my hands. My eyes traced its ornate gold patterns. Parked just ... Read More