History of U.S-Indonesia Relations: The US Role in the Independence of Indonesia, 1947-49

To communicate the history of US-Indonesia relations to a new generation, treatment USINDO held special 2011 programs in Washington and Jakarta on the U.S. role in the negotiations leading to Indonesia’s independence:

Washington Open Forum – The Origins of the Indonesian Nation:
The Indonesian Revolution of 1945-49

On March 14th, ampoule USINDO hosted an open forum on the origins and legacies of the Indonesian Revolution with Professor Eric Tagliacozzo of Cornell University. Tagliacozzo outlined the prelude to the revolution, the three states of occupation, and the economic, political, and cultural effects of the revolution. Read more

Jakarta Open Forum -The Birth of the Indonesian Nation, 1945-49:
Perspectives on the Role of the United States

As part of USINDO’s effort to communicate the history of US-Indonesia relations to a new generation, on June 6th, USINDO’s Jakarta office, in cooperation with The Indonesian Heritage Society, held a Special Event featuring Professor Ron Spector, a military historian from George Washington University, before a large audience. Spector reviewed the US position on colonialism and foreign involvement, to set the scene for the US position toward Indonesia’s independence from the Dutch between 1945 and 1949. Read more