Indonesia Corner is opened at the University of Vienna
Indonesian Ambassador to Austria, Slovenia and the United Nations, Dr. Darmansjah Djumala inaugurated the Indonesia Corner at the Library of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna last Tuesday virtually (6/10). This is the result of a collaboration between the Indonesian Embassy / Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia (PTRI) in Vienna and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vienna University. The Indonesian Embassy in Vienna stated the inauguration of the Indonesia Corner coincided with the opening and beginning of the Winter Semester 2020 of Indonesian Language Class. The Indonesia Corner will complement the collection of books about Indonesia at the library of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. The Indonesian Embassy in Vienna also contributed a number of Indonesian books from many fields such as political, social, economic, cultural spheres and general sciences about Indonesia as additional collections at the library.
After the virtual inauguration of the Indonesia Corner virtually, Ambassador Djumala is optimistic that the Indonesia Corner will inspire students to learn more details about Indonesia and strengthen cooperation and people-to-people contact between Indonesia and Austria in the future.
Indonesia's commitment to provide additional collection of books about Indonesia from various aspects of knowledge will encourage Austrian students to study and get to know Indonesia more, so that it can strengthen the relationship between the people of the two countries. The Library of the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of University of Vienna has a collection of books about Indonesia, both in English, German and ancient Javanese written in the 1800s until now.