Digital Peripheries features writings and musings about global digital cultures, particularly in Indonesian contexts by Iskandar “Izul” Zulkarnain.

Currently, I teach in the Visual Communication Design Program at President University.

My research deals with global digital media cultures, with particular interest in Indonesia. Currently I’m working on several projects such as Indonesian digital nationalism phenomenon and the early history of Indonesian video games culture.

From 2016-2021 I co-organized the Global Digital Humanities (DH) Working Group with funding from the Central New York Humanities Corridor/Mellon Foundation. The Global DH Working Group is created to explore issues and debates key to the development of a more critical, comprehensive, and global perspective of digital humanities practice.

Contact Info:

email: iskandar dot zulkarnain dot 78 at gmail dot com

twitter: at zhoel13

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/iskandar-zulkarnain/20/421/796

Academia: https://rochester.academia.edu/iskandarzulkarnain

Humanities Commons: https://hcommons.org/members/zhoel13/

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Iskandar_Zulkarnain23


  1. Hakim

    Halo Pak, I am Hakim from Indonesia. It is a fortune for me to reach your blog here. Presently I am working on my PhD thesis proposal about the psychological aspect of digital nationalism in Indonesia. Its just a beginning, so your articles help much! Hope we discuss more later by email. Thanks!

    • zhoel13

      Hi Hakim,
      Thanks for your kind words. It’s really great to see other Indonesians doing similar research on digital nationalism. Sure, you can email me anytime, I’m more than happy to discuss about Indonesian digital nationalism with you. Best of luck with your proposal!

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