UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum

Community Peacebuilding Discussions, Indonesia. Credit: UN Women/Ryan Brown on Flickr.
Community Peacebuilding Discussions, Indonesia. Credit: UN Women/Ryan Brown on Flickr.

Thursday, 1 October 2020

 1.00pm – 3.00pm AEST
/ 10.00am – 12.00pm WIB

Indonesia’s Shifting Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism Policy Landscape
and the Implications for Bilateral Security, Law and Justice Engagement

The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Indonesia (UI) are delighted to present the first in a regular series of webinars as part of the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum.

Focused on Indonesia’s shifting Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) policy landscape, this webinar will involve a panel of experts discussing how research is influencing policy formulation with respect to P/CVE in Indonesia.

The webinar will feature UQ School of Psychology researchers Professor Winnifred Louis and Susilo Wibisono, together with their UI Psychology colleague, Dr Mirra Noor Milla. They will also be joined by a representative from Indonesia’s Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Kemenkopolhukam), Dr Pribadi Sutiono, who is responsible for drafting Indonesia’s PVE National Action Plan as well as an expert on gender and PVE, Dwi Rubiyanti Kholifah, Indonesia Country Director of the Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN).

The webinar will feature formal opening remarks by the UI Rector, Vice-Rector III
(Research and Innovation) and UQ Vice-Chancellor and President.

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Focus areas


Understanding radicalisation and deradicalisation, and the implications of this research for practical application and policy-making.

Gender and peace

The influence of the UN Women, Peace and Security Agenda (WPS) on gender in Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism in the Indonesian context.

Policy formulation

How intellectual currents and research findings on radicalisation and gender have shaped the content and priorities of Indonesia’s draft National Plan of Action (NAP) on Countering Violent Extremism.


For more information about the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum, contact

Ms Rachael Kelly, Senior International Visits and Events Officer, Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship, UQ