Current publications

Yanko, W 2022, Rap Sopan: Menilik Hip Hop Indonesia Pada Periode 1990–an, Penerbit Semut Api, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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Yanko, W 2021, ‘Politik kekirian: Ucok and Homicide’s brokerages of protests in Bandung, Indonesia’, Journal for Cultural Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 358–376.
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Yanko, W 2022 [forthcoming], ‘Tracing generational authenticities of Indonesian hip hop: from the 1980s to 2020’, Antropologi Indonesia.

Yanko, W 2022 [forthcoming], ‘Regional politics in Indonesian hip hop’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies.

Yanko, W 2016, 'Musik Brandal: Indonesian Hip-hop in the 1990s', Honours thesis, RMIT University, Melbourne.
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I was interviewed by the Jakarta Post regarding K-Pop globalisation, technology and fashion in Indonesia.

https://www.thejakartapost.com/culture/2022/03/22/k-pop-costumes-more-than-just-replicating-design.html

I joined Melbourne University's Talking Indonesia podcast hosted by Tito Ambyo to talk about my research on the politics of Indonesian hip hop. We talked about sexism, ethnicity, masculinity and various socio-political issues in Indonesia that we can learn by reading Indonesian hip hop more closely.

https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/talking-indonesia-hip-hop/

Keynote speaker at Punk Scholars Network - Indonesia 2021 Conference

Criticism of Indonesian government's academic research on the new capital city in Kalimantan:

https://kabar24.bisnis.com/read/20220121/15/1491700/naskah-akademik-uu-ikn-jadi-bulan-bulanan-warganet-parah

Moderator of a keynote speech at the Punk Scholars Network conference in 2020.


The presenter was Dr Iskandar Zulkarnain of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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Presentation at the Global South Popular Music Symposium 2020. Presenting an early draft that becomes one of my thesis chapters on Homicide, a rap collective from Bandung, Indonesia.

Presentation of my initial research plan at the Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC) at RMIT University in 2018. Since then my research has morphed significantly.