China-Indonesia Relations: Looking Back and Looking Forward

The Centre for Southeast Asia Research and the Centre for Chinese Research jointly present China-Indonesia Relations: Looking Back and Looking Forward
Speaker: Jona Widhagdo Putri, B.A, M.A.
Date: Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Room 351, C.K. Choi Building,1855 West Mall, Vancouver.
The talk will cover updates on Indonesian politics and Indonesia-China relations.
About the Speaker: 
Jona Widhagdo Putri is a Lecturer in International Relations at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia as well as a Chinese language Interpreter for the 6th and the 7th Indonesian President (2013-now). Her research focus is on International Political Economy and Diplomacy, with an empirical focus on China, Indonesia and South East Asia.

Jona received her Diploma in Economics from University of London in association with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, her B.A. and M.A. with distinction in all subjects from Beijing Language and Culture University, and she was the first Indonesian recommended as a Young Sinologist (advanced program) at Peking University. She was also involved as the Working Group for the Blue Report for the G20 Presidency 2016 (A Publication produced from The “Views from Vision 20: International Summit on Global Governance’s New Frontiers”).

Jona is also part of the Consulting Committee of Indonesia Chamber of Commerce in China (INACHAM), a Founding member of Association of Chinese Alumni in Indonesia (PERHATI), part of the Advisory Team (China Region) for the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia, Special Advisor for the National Committee for Economic and Industry of the Republic of Indonesia, Founder and Chair of PutraPutri Community Organization.