Rebekha Adriana is a research intern working on ‘Seeing is believing: Female Islamic leadership and visual rhetoric in Southeast Asia’ research project under the supervision of Dr. David Kloos. She will assist the project by analyzing images of female islamic authority in Malaysian print media. She is currently completing a master degree in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University. For her master thesis, she focuses on Indonesian diaspora in the Netherlands and their enthusiasm and sense of participation in Indonesia’s 2019 election. Her research interests include digital anthropology, media, and gender.
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.
Desak Laksmi is a research intern for the project “Palm oil conflicts: Access to justice in Indonesia” under the supervision of Dr. Ward Berenschot. She is currently doing a master in International Relations and Diplomacy at Leiden University. Laksmi will assist the research by collecting and documenting conflicts related to the palm oil industry that happened in West Sumatra. Her interest in conflict management and international relations has led to her participation in this project.
Katja Golikova is a research intern who is working on the project ‘Islamic Youth Literature and Female Authorship in Malaysia’ under the supervision of Dr. David Kloos. She will contribute to the project by analysing the literary works of the Malaysian ustazah Fatimah Syarha and by evaluating the impact of it through the reception analysis. Katja will start pursuing a master’s degree in Asian studies, majoring in Politics, Society and Economy of Asia at Leiden University. Her research interests comprise the cultural heritage of Indonesian-Chinese, literature and historical memory.
Pricilia Putri Nirmalasari is a research intern for the project ‘Palm Oil Conflicts: Access to Justice in Indonesia’ under the supervision of Dr. Ward Berenschot. During this internship, she is going to assist in collecting and documenting palm oil related conflicts in Riau and West Kalimantan. Pricilia is currently a master’s student in Leiden University’s International Relations and Diplomacy programme.
Daya Sudrajat is a research intern for the project ‘Palm oil conflicts: Access to justice in Indonesia’ under the supervision of Dr. Ward Berenschot. She is a MA student Social Policy for Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), which is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Daya has a background as a policy researcher in Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently she is doing her thesis about community artists perspectives in North Lombok’s post-disaster situation.
Dominique Voskuyl is a research intern for the project “Palm oil conflicts: Access to justice in Indonesia” under the supervision of Dr. Ward Berenschot. She will assist in documenting palm oil related conflicts in West Kalimantan, with a personal interest in different discourses surrounding these conflicts. She is currently a master student at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of Development at Wageningen University. For her master thesis she will do research among single women in Indonesia, focusing on ideas and constructions of womanhood outside of marriage and motherhood.
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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