Published: June 14, 2021

Betcha Nickel: Manifold Routes to the Metropolitan in Indonesia

A keynote address from AbdouMaliq Simone at the Third China Made Workshop, on May 19, 2021.  

AbdouMaliq Simone is Senior Professorial Fellow at the Urban Institute, University of Sheffield. He works on issues of spatial composition in extended urban regions, the production of everyday life for urban majorities in the Global South, infrastructural imaginaries, collective affect, global blackness, and histories of the present for Muslim working classes. He is the author of many books including recent titles such as Improvising Lives: Afterlives of an Urban South, and Jakarta: Drawing the City Near.  

The Third China Made Workshop was hosted by the University of Colorado, National University of Singapore, and the University of Toronto. For more information about China Made visit