Adriana, Rebekha

Rebekha Adriana is a research intern working for the ‘Palm Oil Conflicts and Access to Justice in Indonesia’ project under the supervision of Ward Berenschot. She is assisting the project by analyzing newspaper articles and helping to write case reports and policy briefs. She obtained her master degree in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University. For her master thesis, she studied Indonesian diaspora in the Netherlands and their enthusiasm and participation in Indonesia’s 2019 Presidential Election.

Canetta, Giacomo

Giacomo is a research intern at KITLV. Currently he is helping Bart Luttikhuis with the research Violence strikes root: Why vigilantism became central to Indonesian politics 1943-1958” . For the project Giacomo is collecting data from Haluan, a daily based in Padang, searching for all signs of non-state violence. In his last semester of the BA South and Southeast Asian Studies at Leiden University, he is also writing his thesis, which focuses on the role of the Indonesian military in the ongoing West Papua conflict.


Nuranisa is an intern under dr. Esther Captain’s supervision, collecting articles related to the “Bersiap” period. Currently, she is doing a master’s in Colonial and Global History with the Maritime specialization at Leiden University. Nuranisa will spend most of the time of her internship at NIOD in Amsterdam.

Poetry, Erysa

Erysa Poetry is a research intern under Dr. Ward Berenschot’s supervision at KITLV. She is assisting in collecting, coding, and analysing data for the ‘Palm Oil Conflict and Access to Justice’ project. Erysa is in her last semester of the master program Crisis and Security Management at Leiden University, writing a thesis on Indonesian social movements. Previously completed her BSocSci in International Relations and Peace Studies.

Pranajaya, Daniel

Daniel Pranajaya is a research intern under the supervision of Dr. Ward Berenschot’s for the project ‘Palm Oil Conflict: Access to Justice in Indonesia’. He will be assisting Dr. Ward in newspaper analysis and structuring policy briefs related to the project. He is currently attending an Advanced MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy at Leiden University and previously completed a BA Combined Honours in History and International Relations at the University of Exeter in 2019.

Pranayadat, Hani

Hani Pranayadati is a research intern under the supervision of Dr. David Kloos for the project ‘Climate change issues on Indonesian television and social media’. It is connected to a new project on the expertise of climate change. Hani is in her last semester of the master program ‘New Media and Digital Culture’ at Utrecht University. She has experience in working at two TV stations in Indonesia. Previously, she completed a bachelor degree in International Relations at the Gadjah Mada University.

Pratama, Ghivo

Ghivo Pratama is an international development professional. He obtained his master degree at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam, majoring Social Policy for Development. Currently, he is assisting Ward Berenschot with the ‘Palm Oil Conflicts and Access to Justice’ project as a research intern. Ghivo has three years of experience working with the government, NGOs, and a think tank in Indonesia. His research and previous works were focused on violence against children in Indonesia.

Vermeer, Nicole

Nicole Vermeer is a research intern for the project ‘Traveling Caribbean Heritage’ under the supervision of Prof. dr. Gert Oostindie and Prof.dr. Alex van Stipriaan. She will assist in collecting, describing and organizing a large body of sources on Bonaire’s cultural heritage, with a personal interest in the effects of mass-tourism and globalization on the maintenance of this heritage. She is currently following the master program History of Politics & Society at Utrecht University. For her bachelor thesis, she focused on post-war East European Jewish migrants who left East Europe for the Netherlands.


This page lists, in alphabetical order, the interns currently working at the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies.

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