The scholar of nationalism and author of ‘Imagined Communities’ passed away in December 2015, at the age of 79.
Benedict Anderson has written on the state of Chinese Indonesians before and after the New Order era. He described that there was a split in the Chinese community between those who decided to become Indonesian citizens, those who decided to be Chinese and those who didn’t know what to do.
kotakhitamforum. (January 25, 2016). Remembering Ben Anderson. Retrieved February 16, 2019, from EngageMedia Web site: https://www.engagemedia.org/Members/kotakhitamforum/videos/remembering-ben-anderson.