Dr. Jemma Purdey

Jemma Purdey is an Indonesianist with an interest in contemporary Indonesian history and politics, and Australia's engagement with Indonesia and the region. Her research interests include life writing, the study of violent conflict, human rights and reconciliation in Indonesia and minority studies. She is a Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University.


In this, the first of a series of papers from the Electionwatch/CILIS 2 July seminar, Jemma Purdey explores the carefully pitched strategy behind Prabowo and his Gerindra party.

Picture: Muhammad Nur Abdurrahman