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Dec 23, 2020

Sports Events, Nation Building and City Politics in Indonesia with Friederike Trotier

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Friederike Trotier talks to Petra Desatova about her recent book titled Nation, City, Arena: Sports Events, Nation-Building and City Politics in Indonesia, published by NIAS Press. Friederike shares her insights into why sports events matter, how she researched them in Indonesia and how they helped to transform the previously grim image of South Sumatra’s capital city, Palembang.

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