Researchers – Hanafi

Hanafi, Dr. Taufiq

Taufiq Hanafi is a guest researcher at KITLV. His research interest is in cultural politics, especially in regards to the production, regulation, supervision and distribution of (literary) texts. He has recently completed his PhD thesis that looks into knowledge production in Indonesia under the New Order authoritarian regime and the state censorship that surrounds it.

At KITLV, he is also involved within the decolonization research (ODGOI) project led by KITLV, NIOD, and NIMH. From 2021 to 2022, he has translated blogs, articles, and books resulted from the project. In addition to being guest researcher at KITLV, he is a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC-funded project Textual Microcosm at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.

Selected Publications

Melewati Batas: Kekerasan Ekstrem Belanda selama Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia, 1945-1949. 2023.
Revolutionary Worlds: Local Perspectives and Dynamics during the Indonesian Independence War, 1945-1949. AUP, 2023.
Dunia Revolusi: Perspektif dan Dinamika Lokal Selama Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia, 1945-1949. 2023.
Sporen vol betekenis: ‘Getuigen &Tijdgenoten’ over the Indonesische Onafhankelijkheidsoorlog. AUP, 2022.
Meniti Arti: Bertukar Makna Bersama ‘Saksi dan Rekan Sezaman’ tentang Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia. Buku OBOR, 2022.
Beelden van de Indonesische onafhankelijkheidsoorlog, 1945-1949/Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia dalam Gambar. Leiden University Press, 2022.

Writing Novels under the New Order: State Censorship, Complicity, and Literary Production in Indonesia, 1977-1986. Leiden University, 2022. PhD thesis.

Wound around the Wound: Narrative, Trauma, and Indonesia 1965. The 3rd Literary Studies Conference: The 1965 Coup in Indonesia: Questions of Representation 50 years later, Yogyakarta, 21-22 October 2015.

A Nation in Process: Crossing Social and Political Boundaries in Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s Cerita dari Blora. Exploring the Literary World 3: Transgression and Translation in Literature, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-24 April 2015.

Engineered Narrative: Writing/Righting History in Sang Mokteng Bubat. The 2nd Literary Studies Conference di Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta, October 16-17, 2014.

(with Rasus Budhyono) When the Talking Turkeys Sing De Rong Song and Rant Dis Poetry to The British Neighbours: Traversal in Benjamin Zephaniah’s Poems. Crossing Conference: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons, The Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, 24-26 May 2012.

(with Erlina) Nil Equivalent dan Zero Equivalent pada Penerjemahan Foklor Sunda ke dalam Bahasa Inggris: Kajian Penerjemahan, Jatinangor: Proceeding Seminar Internasional Kebudayaan Sunda, Fakultas Sastra Universitas Padjadjaran, 2011.

The Most Popular Sundanese Folklore: Myth, Legend and Tales, Jatinangor: Sastra Unpad Press, 2010.

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