Discussions on Islam and Freedom in Indonesia

In 2017 NFS funded Suara Kebebasan to translate Islamic Foundations of a Free Society (Originally published by the Institute of Economic Affairs) into Indonesian and publish it in hard copy. During 2018 here have been a number of events to explore and promote it including a launch on   March 15, 2018, with famous Muslim scholar […]

The Indonesia Institute

The Indonesia Institute translated  Islamic Foundations of a Free Society  published by the IEA and edited by Dr Nouh El Harmouzi and Linda Whetstone.  Hard copies are being referenced to reading clubs, discussion groups of students or like-minded organisations.  For instance Indonesian Institute “Afternoon Coffee for Freedom” sessions and MISES Boot Camp and the activities […]

The Centre for Indonesian Policy Studies

2017 is the first year we have funded projects in Indonesia but as it is the country with the largest Muslim population in the world we were keen to support the Centre for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) and the Indonesia Institute in their work to promote civil, political and economic freedom as the only conditions […]

Jakarta Freedom Library

The Freedom Library in Jakarta is run by the Freedom Institute for Democracy, Nationalim and Market Economy Studies. (www.freedom-institute.org).    It includes a wide range of books for students and the CD “Ideas for a Free Society” are always available for them to have their own copy.

Lido Lakes Hotel

Akademi Merdeka ran a workshop series in Indonesia at the Lido Lakes Hotel (Bogor) from February 26th to 29th, 2010.  The topic was “Introducing the Basics of Classical Liberalism (Series) and the texts on the CD provided the basis for the discussions.        


“The AkademiMerdeka.org team, in partnership with the Indonesian Freedom Institute (www.freedom-institute.org), organised an event to promote the Ideas for a Free Society CD on Tuesday 8 February 2011. The event was held in Sukabumi, which is about four hours drive from Jakarta, Indonesia. Thirty students participated and the team conducted a whole day discussion with […]

Wisma Proklamasi, Jakarta

On January 13th 2011 a seminar was held at Wisma Proklamasi, Jakarta.  The topic was Migrant Workers and the Wealth of Nations and the speakers were  Wahyu Susilo (Migrant rights activist, Care International)   Ari A. Perdana (Economist, Staff at Vice President’s Task Force for Poverty Reduction).  Nirwan A. Arsuka (Freedom Institute) Moderated.