Indonesian Football

Sepak Bola dalam Hibrida Komik

Komik sepak bola, apakah itu suatu genre? Dalam istilah ini terjanjikan kesamaan formulaik yang repetitif, tetapi sebagai konsep yang dihasilkan oleh pengamatan, dalam suatu genre ternyata berlangsung proses hibrida dengan berbagai elemen, sehingga pada prakteknya selalu bervariasi (Grant, 2007: 23). Maka berikut ini, meski ketiga komik mengandalkan sepak bola sebagai wacana dominan, faktor momen sosial…

Talking Indonesian Football

I spoke with Dr.Ken Setiawan, McKenzie Fellow at The University of Melbourne, regarding football in Indonesia for the podcast, Talking Indonesia. The interview can be found here Football and Fan Culture. Below is an excerpt from the conversation. What got you into studying football in Indonesia? From the time I started visiting Indonesia regularly in…

Bonek Against the President

Letter to President Jokowi from Bonek 1927 On the Eve of the 70th Anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence “We Demand a Mental Revolution for Clean Football” Presiden Jokowi, whom we venerate, We pray that you – Father President – are always given health so that you are able to carry out the obligations of the national…

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