Experts
Meet the experts

Elena Burgos Martinez
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Embodiment and place, Environment, Food cultures, Islam, Ocean and island theory, Solidarity, Waste relations, Water ontologies
Region
Southeast Asia
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David Henley
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Area Studies, Southeast Asia
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Indonesia
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Ethan Mark
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Colonialism, imperialism and heritage, History of Japan, History of modern Japan, Japanese studies, Migration
Region
Japan
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Florian Schneider
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Chinese economy, media and studies, Digital humanities, Political communication, Traditional Chinese political thought
Region
China
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Kiri Paramore
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East Asian history, Global history, Intellectual history, Sociology of knowledge, Sociology of religion
Region
Japan
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Koen de Ceuster
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Korean economy, history, language and politics
Region
Korea
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Hoko Horii
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Child Marriage, Human Rights Law, Indonesian Law and Society, Japanese Law and Society, Law, Governance and Development
Region
Japan, Indonesia
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Jingjing Li
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Chinese philosophy, East Asian Buddhist philosophy, feminist philosophy, Neo-confucianism
Region
East Asia
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Stephen Harris
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Indian philosphy, Buddhist philosophy, cross-cultural philosophy
Region
India, China, Greece
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Douglas Berger
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Cross-cultural philosophy, Chinese, Indian and German philosophy
Region
China, India
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Marike van Aerde
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Afro-Eurasian trade connectivity, silk roads, Mediterranean archaeology
Region
Central Asia, East Africa
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Koen de Ceuster
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History of modern Korea, socio-cultural history of colonial Korea, historiography and the politics of memory in contemporary Korea, Inter-Korean affairs and North Korean art theory & practice.
Region
Korea
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David Kloos
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History and Anthropology of Islam in Southeast Asia
Region
Southeast Asia
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Tom Hoogervorst
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Malay linguistics, Lexical borrowing, Maritime archaeology, Conceptual linguistics, Documentation of endangered languages
Region
Southeast Asia
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Jue Wang
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Chinese economy, Global governance, International political economy, International relations
Region
China
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Rint Sybesma
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Linguistics, Sinitic and non-Sinitic languages of China
Region
China
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Aone van Engelenhoven
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Southeast Asian linguistics, Austronesian, Historical linguistics, Oral traditions
Region
Indonesia , East Timor, Moluccas
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Kathryn Wellen
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Early modern Southeast Asian history, Wajorese diaspora, Bugis language, Soppéng dialect, links between statecraft and warfare
Region
Indonesia
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Fridus Steijlen
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Anthropology, Contemporary Indonesian history, oral history, ethnic minorities, Moluccans
Region
Indonesia
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Ward Berenschot
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Ethnic Violence, Political Clientelism and Citizenship, Access to Justice, Religion and Development
Region
India, Indonesia
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Jacqueline Vel
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Agrarian law, biofuel politics, socio-legal studies, rural development, agrarian change, local governance
Region
Indonesia, Sumba
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Adriaan Bedner
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Law, governance, development, courts and dispute resolution, Indonesian law, adat law, environmental law, constitutional law
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
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Mehdi Amineh
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Energy security
Region
Central Asia
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Pralay Kanungo
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Indian politics, Indian diaspora, ethnic and communal conflicts, indigenous communities, political anthropology
Region
India
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Philippe Peycam
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Heritage studies, history, colonialism
Region
Vietnam, Cambodia
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Wonu Veys
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Material culture, history and early contacthistory of Oceania, textiles and clothing, ceremonial objects made by women in West-Polynesia
Region
Oceania
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Carolien Stolte
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History of internationalism, independence movements and decolonization
Region
South Asia, India
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Hilde De Weerdt
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Chinese intellectual history, political culture, information networks, urban and environmental history
Region
China
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Francine Brinkgreve
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Art and material culture of Indonesia, especially Bali, shared collections with Museum Nasional in Jakarta
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Bali
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Marijke Klokke
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Art and material culture, Indonesian archaeology and history (5th BC to 15th AD), intercultural relationships between South and Southeast Asia
Region
South and Southeast Asia
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David Henley
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Contemporary Indonesia, nationalism and regionalism, environmental, demographic and agricultural history, colonial expansion, political institutions and ideology, economic development and finance
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
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Bart Barendregt
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Anthropology of information society, Islam, performing arts, new and mobile media and popular music.
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
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Gerard Persoon
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Environmental anthropology, nature conservation, human-environment interactions, natural resources management
Region
Southeast Asia
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Gerry van Klinken
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Democratisation, regime change, citizenship, Indonesian history
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
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Henk Schulte Nordholt
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Contemporary politics in Indonesia, Indonesian and Balinese history, political violence, the anthropology of colonialism
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
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Marieke Bloembergen
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(post-)colonial history, heritage, archeology, colonial policing, cultural knowledge production, Greater India
Region
South-East Asia, Indonesia
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Jos Gommans
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Colonial history, world history, Indian and Mughal history
Region
South Asia
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Alicia Schrikker
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Colonial history, VOC, Disasters, Global history
Region
Indonesia, Sri Lanka
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Marian Klamer
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Papuan/Austronesian/Malya languages, Language contact and change, Morpho-syntax and lexicon
Region
Southeast Asia, Indonesia, West New Guinea
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Ben Arps
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Language, Religion, Propaganda, Cultural policy, Anthropology.
Region
Indonesia, Java
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Nira Wickramasinghe
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State and society in modern South Asia, identity politics, everyday life under colonialism
Region
South Asia, Sri Lanka, India
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Jonathan Silk
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Buddhist studies, rise of Buddhism in Asia
Region
South Asia
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Peter Bisschop
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Sanskrit and ancient cultures, Sanskrit literature, classical Hinduism
Region
South Asia, India
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Remco Breuker
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History, cinema, colonial history, world history
Region
Korea
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Ivo Smits
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Arts and cultures, literature and film, bilingualism, Poet-patron networks
Region
Japan
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Katarzyna Cwiertka
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Material culture and consumption, history and anthropology of food, anthropology of colonialism and war, globalisation
Region
East Asia, Japan, Korea
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Frank Pieke
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Social anthropology, Communist Party, migration and overseas communities, immigration
Region
China
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Maghiel van Crevel
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Literature and culture, Chinese language, Poetry
Region
China
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