Jemma Purdey co-hosts Talking Indonesia. She is an Indonesian studies scholar, with a particular interest in political biography and ethnic minorities. She is Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and the Australia Indonesia Centre at Monash University.
Dr Purdey has published on Indonesian politics and contemporary history, and about Australia’s relationship with Indonesia. She is sole editor of Knowing Indonesia: Intersections of Self, Discipline and Nation and co-editor of Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians.