• © Thierry Marbaix
  • © Zubaidah Djohar
  • ©Godi Suwarna

Ecology and Literature in Indonesia With Zubaidah Djohar, Godi Suwarna & Melani Budianta

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Brussels

26 10 '17 - 19:00

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Muntpunt
Munt 6
B-1000 Brussels

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Free

Organisation

EUROPALIA, Muntpunt, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia

Conference in English

During this lecture, find out more about the ecology of Indonesia through the country's literature.

Melani Budianta, professor of literature and cultural studies in Indonesia, will discuss the issue of biodiversity in her native country. She will converse with poets Zubaidah Djohar and Godi Suwarna about the tsunami in Aceh and about urban development.

We will close with a live performance by both poets. Zubaidah Djohar will recite her poem about the tsunami that devastated her region, and Godi Suwarna is a grand master in reciting poetry in Sundanese.