Publications

Books:

Missbach, Antje: Troubled Transit: Asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia, ISEAS, Singapore, 2015.

Missbach, Antje and Jemma Purdey (eds.): Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2015.

Missbach, Antje: Politik jarak jauh diaspora Aceh: Suatu Gambaran tentang Konflik Separatis di Indonesia, [translation of Politics and Conflict in Indonesia],Ombak, Yogyakarta, 2012.

Missbach, Antje: Politics and Conflict in Indonesia: The Role of the Acehnese Diaspora, Routledge, New York, 2011.

Streifeneder, Eva and Antje Missbach (eds.): Indonesia – the presence of the past: A festschrift in honour of Ingrid Wessel, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2007

Missbach, Antje: Freiheitskämpfer oder Geschäftemacher? Der bewaffnete Kampf der Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM) unter Berücksichtigung klassischer und neuer Guerillatheorien,[Freedom fighters or businessmen? The armed struggle of GAM with special consideration to classical and contemporary guerrilla theories], Logos Verlag, Berlin, 2005.

Book chapters:

Missbach, Antje: “Big fears about small boats: How asylum seekers keep upsetting the Indonesia-Australia relationship”, in: Lindsey, Tim and Dave McRae (eds): Strangers Next Door? Australia and Indonesia in the Asian CenturyBloomsbury Publishing, Melbourne, 2018.

Stange, Gunnar and Antje Missbach: “The Aceh Peace process: the wheelings and dealings behind closed doors”, in Fionna, Ulla, Siwage Dharma Negara and Deasy Simandjuntak (eds):  Aspirations with Limitations: Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs under Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ISEAS, Singapore, 2018: 231-254.

Missbach, Antje and Danau Tanu: “Unaccompanied young asylum seekers stuck in transit in Indonesia: intimate relationships, exploitation and resilience”, in Ensor, Marisa and Elzbieta Gozdiak (eds): Children and forced migration: durable solutions during transient years, Palgrave McMillan, 2017: 303-324.

Missbach, Antje: “Detaining asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia”, in: Rich Furman, Alissa Ackerman and Douglas Epps (eds.): Detaining the Immigrant Other: Global and Transnational Issues, Oxford University Press, 2016: 91-104.

Missbach, Antje:”‘That is Jakarta’s project’: views from the Acehnese diaspora on Shari’a, self-determination and political conspiracy”, in: Feener, Michael, Kloos, David and Annemarie Samuels (eds.): Islam in contemporary Aceh: reconfigurations of ritual, doctrine, and community, Brill, 2016: 212-41.

Purdey, Jemma and Antje Missbach: “Indonesian-Australian relations: how to stop the roller coaster?”, in Missbach, Antje and Jemma Purdey (eds.): Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2015: 3-25.

Purdey, Jemma and Antje Missbach: “The fate of Australia’s Bali 9 duo”, in Missbach, Antje and Jemma Purdey (eds.): Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2015: 291-294.

Missbach, Antje: Australian extradition requests for people smugglers from Indonesia: few successes, many difficulties, in Missbach, Antje and Jemma Purdey (eds.): Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2015: 271-292.

Missbach, Antje: “Kein Fels in der Brandung: Indonesiens mangelnder Schutz für Flüchtlinge”, [Indonesia’s insufficient protection for refugees], in Stange, Gunnar; Kristina Großmann und Rolf Jordan (Hg.): Indonesien-Handbuch, Horlemann, Berlin,2015: 169-174.

Missbach, Antje:”Indonesia’s treatment of transit migrants: everyday life realities between human rights protection and criminalisation”, in: Pietsch, Juliet and Marshall Clark (eds.):Migration Flows and Regional Integration in Europe, Southeast Asia and Australia, Amsterdam University Press, 2015: 115-135.

Missbach, Antje and Frieda Sinanu: “People smuggling in Indonesia: dependency, exploitation and other vulnerabilities”, in: Sallie Yea and Pattana Kitiarsa (eds.): Human trafficking in Asia: forcing issues, Contemporary Asia Series, Routledge, New York, 2014: 164-182.

Missbach, Antje:”Stuck in limbo: transit migration in Indonesia”, in: Heise, Matthias, Kathrin Rucktäschel (eds.): Indonesia’s search for democracy: political, economic, and social developments, Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2013: 259-276.

Missbach, Antje: “The Aceh-War (1873-1913) and the role of C. Snouck Hurgronje”, in: Graf, Arndt; Susanne Schröter and Edwin Wieringa (eds.): Aceh: history, politics and culture, ISEAS, Singapore, 2010: 39-62.

Missbach, Antje: “Managing Heterogeneity within a ‘Transnational Community of Co-Responsibility’. Exploratory Snapshots of Acehnese Diasporic Life Experiences in Sydney”in: Streifeneder, Eva and Antje Missbach (eds.): Indonesia – the presence of the past: A festschrift in honour of Ingrid Wessel, Regiospectra, Berlin, 2007: 341-360.

Missbach, Antje: “Aceh’s guerrilla”, in: Wessel, Ingrid (ed.): Democratisation in Indonesia after the fall of Suharto, Logos-Verlag, Berlin, 2005: 159-184.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

Missbach, Antje: “Accommodating Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia: From Immigration Detention to Containment in ‘Alternatives to Detention’”, Refuge, 33, 2, 2017: 32-44.

Palmer, Wayne and Antje Missbach: “Trafficking within migrant smuggling operations: Are underage transporters ‘victims’ or ‘perpetrators’”?, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 26, 3, 2017: 287–307.

Phillips, Melissa and Antje Missbach: “The economics of transit: conditions for migrants and refugees in Indonesia and Libya”, International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, 3, 2/3, 2017: 139-157.

Missbach, Antje: “People Smuggling in Indonesia: Complexities, (Mis)conceptions and Their Consequences for Sentencing”, Australian Journal of Asian Law, 17, 2, 2016: 1-25.

Missbach, Antje: “Perilous waters: people smuggling, fishermen and (hyper-)precarious livelihoods on Rote Island, Eastern Indonesia” Pacific Affairs, 89, 4, 2016: 27-44.

McNevin, Anne, Missbach, Antje and Deddy Mulyana: “The Rationalities of Migration Management: control and subversion in an Indonesia-based counter-smuggling campaign”, International Political Sociology, 10, 3, 2016: 223-240.

Missbach, Antje: “Making a ‘career’ in people-smuggling in Indonesia: protracted transit, restricted mobility and asylum-seekers’ need for protection”, Sojourn, 30, 2, 2015: 423-454.

Missbach, Antje and Melissa Phillips: “Die Ökonomie des ausbeuterischen Transits Lebensbedingungen von Migrant*innen und Asylsuchenden in Indonesien und Libyen [The economics of exploitative transit: conditions for migrants and refugees in Indonesia and Libya], Peripherie, 35, 138/139, 2015: 170-192.

Missbach, Antje: “The extradition of people smugglers from Indonesia to Australia: political and legal challenges”, Australian Journal of Asian Law, 15, 2, 2014: 1-23.

Missbach, Antje: “Doors and fences: controlling Indonesia’s porous borders and policing asylum seekers”, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 35, 2014: 228-244.

Missbach, Antje: “Waiting on the islands of ‘stuckedness’: Managing asylum seekers in island detention camps in Indonesia: late 1970s to the early 2000s”, ASEAS – Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 6, 2, 2013: 281-306.

Missbach, Antje and Melissa Crouch: “The criminalisation of people smuggling: legal insights from Indonesia, Australian Journal of Asian Law 14, 2, 2013: 1­19.

Missbach, Antje: “The waxing and waning of the Acehnese diaspora’s long distance politics”, Modern Asian Studies, 47, 3, 2013: 1055-1082.

Missbach, Antje: “Asylum seekers in Indonesia: Don’t come, don’t stay, don’t go”, The Indonesian Quarterly, 40, 3, 2012: 290-307.

Missbach, Antje and Frieda Sinanu: “‘The scum of the earth’? Foreign people smugglers and their local counterparts in Indonesia”, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 30, 4, 2011: 57-87.

Missbach, Antje: “Ransacking the field? Collaboration and competition between local and Western scholars doing research in post-conflict Aceh”, Critical Asian Studies, 43, 3, 2011: 373-398.

Missbach, Antje: “The Acehnese diaspora after the Helsinki Memorandum of Understanding: return challenges and diasporic post-conflict transformations”, Asian Ethnicity, 12, 2, 2011: 179-201.

Missbach, Antje: “The merits of not returning: the search by Acehnese in the diaspora for political participation in post-conflict times”, Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs (RIMA), 4, 1, 2010: 111-42.

Missbach, Antje: “The Acehnese diaspora: hawks and doves? Conflict-support, peace-finding and political opportunity structures”, Journal of Human Security, 5, 3, 2009: 22-43.

Policy papers

Missbach, Antje: Sentencing People-smuggling Offenders in Indonesia, Policy Paper 12, Centre for Indonesian Law and Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne, 2016. http://law.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/2065559/CILIS-Policy-Paper-12-Missbach_FINAL_Web.pdf

Academics for Refugees Policy Paper: A Just and Humane Approach for Refugees, Policy Paper, University of Melbourne, 12 August 2016. http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/mrsp/2016/08/12/academics-for-refugees-policy-paper-a-just-and-humane-approach-for-refugees/

Op eds:

Adiputera, Yunizar, Antje Missbach and Atin Prabandari: “Indonesian cities and regencies may be asked to shelter refugees – will they comply?”, The Conversation, 7 September 2017, https://theconversation.com/indonesian-cities-and-regencies-may-be-asked-to-shelter-refugees-will-they-comply-82734, and also the Indonesian translation: “Kota dan kabupaten mungkin diminta menampung pengungsi—maukah mereka?”, https://theconversation.com/kota-dan-kabupaten-mungkin-diminta-menampung-pengungsi-maukah-mereka-83451, reposted English version 13 September 2017, http://refugeeresearchblog.org/?p=4166&preview=1&_ppp=8d93218c6f

Missbach, Antje: “Schlag auf Schlag” [Religious extremism in Indonesia], Jungle World, 15 June 2017, https://jungle.world/artikel/2017/24/schlag-auf-schlag.

Brown, Tom and Antje Missbach: “Refugee detention in Indonesia”, The Interpreter, 12 May 2017, https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/refugee-detention-indonesia.

Missbach, Antje: “Australier zuerst”, Jungle World, 10 May 2017, http://jungle.world/artikel/2017/19/australier-zuerst.

McNevin, Anne, Antje Missbach, Damir Mitric, Klaus Neumann and Savitri Taylor: “For a rights-based response to asylum seekers”, The Monthly, 28 April 2017https://www.themonthly.com.au/blog/klaus-neumann-anne-mcnevin-antje-missbach-damir-mitric-and-savitri-taylor/2017/28/2017.

Missbach, Antje: “Politik der Identität”, Jungle World, 12 April 2017, https://jungle.world/artikel/2017/15/politik-der-identitaet.

Missbach, Antje and Nikolas Feith Tan: “No durable solutions”, Inside Indonesia, 13 March 2017, http://www.insideindonesia.org/no-durable-solutions.

Missbach, Antje: “De-demonising ‘people smuggling’ between Indonesia and Australia”, Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies, March 2017, http://iias.asia/the-newsletter/article/de-demonising-people-smuggling-between-indonesia-australia

Missbach, Antje: “Grenzregime II: Endstation Transit – Asylsuchende und Flüchtlinge stecken in Indonesien fest”, iz3w – Zeitschrift zwischen Nord und Süd | Ausgabe 357, (November/Dezember 2016)

Missbach, Antje: “A tough choice: the criminalization of Indonesian fishermen, Asia Pacific Memo, 30 November 2016, http://www.asiapacificmemo.ca/indonesian-fishermen.

Missbach, Antje: “Insel des Grauens“, Jungle World, 18. August 2016, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2016/33/54682.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Rohingya Refugees in Aceh, Indonesia: Hostile Hospitality”, Middle East-Asia Project (MAP), 2. Juni 2016, http://www.mei.edu/content/map/rohingya-refugees-aceh-indonesia-hostile-hospitality.

Missbach, Antje: “Precarious livelihoods in eastern Indonesia: of fishermen and people smugglers”, 6 April 2016, https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyondslavery/hsr/antje-missbach/precarious-livelihoods-in-eastern-indonesia-of-fishermen-and-people-smu.

Missbach, Antje: “Human smugglers roundtable: Antje Missbach”, 26 March 2016, https://www.opendemocracy.net/beyondslavery/hsr/antje-missbach/human-smugglers-roundtable-antje-missbach.

Brown, Tom and Antje Missbach: “The boats may have ‘stopped’, but more refugees are stuck in limbo in Indonesia”, The Conversation, 22 March 2016,http://theconversation.com/the-boats-may-have-stopped-but-more-refugees-are-stuck-in-limbo-in-indonesia-56152 and republished http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/news-events/the-boats-may-have-stopped-but-more-refugees-are-stuck-in-limbo-in-indonesia/.

Missbach, Antje and Nik Feith Tan: “Asylum in Indonesia: Can temporary refuge become permanent protection?“, Inside Indonesia, 14. März 2016,http://www.insideindonesia.org/asylum-in-indonesia-can-temporary-refuge-become-permanent-protection

Missbach, Antje: “The Rohingya in Aceh: displaced, exploited and nearly forgotten”, Indonesia at Melbourne, 14. März 2016, http://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/the-rohingya-in-aceh-displaced-exploited-and-nearly-forgotten/.

Missbach, Antje: “Angriff in der Hauptstadt”, Jungle World, 21. Januar 2016, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2016/03/53357.html

Missbach, Antje: “Towards A Real Solution to Southeast Asia’s Refugee Crisis”, The Diplomat, 19 August 2015, http://thediplomat.com/2015/08/towards-a-real-solution-to-southeast-asias-refugee-crisis/

Missbach, Antje: “Boat people 2015”, konkret, July 2015, http://www.konkret-magazin.de/hefte/heftarchiv/id-2015/heft-72015/articles/boat-people-2015.html

Missbach, Antje: “Schutz statt Almosen!”, ZAG  antirassistische zeitschrift, July 2015, http://www.zag-berlin.de/antirassismus/archiv/69bootsfluechtlinge.html

Missbach, Antje: “The Rohingya in Aceh: solidarity and indifference”, Indonesia at Melbourne, June 30, 2015, http://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/the-rohingya-in-aceh-solidarity-and-indifference/

Missbach, Antje: “Abwehr mit allen Mitteln” [Defending borders with all means], Jungle World, 25 June 2015, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2015/26/52212.html

Missbach, Antje: “Stopping the boats: in search of a regional ‘solution'”, Asian Currents, 21 May 2015, http://asaablog.tumblr.com/#sthash.J1zmM9m0.dpuf; republished at East Asia Forum http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/06/03/in-search-of-a-regional-solution-to-southeast-asias-refugee-crisis/ (3 June 2015) and The Establishment Posthttp://www.establishmentpost.com/search-regional-solution-southeast-asias-rohingya-crisis/ (13 June 2015).

Missbach, Antje and Anne McNevin: “Out of sight, out of mind”, http://insidestory.org.au/out-of-sight-out-of-mind 14 April 2015.

Missbach, Antje: “Präsident ohne Gnade” [President without mercy], Jungle World, 5 March 2015, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2015/10/51553.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Drowning not waving”, Inside Indonesia, 6 February 2015, http://www.insideindonesia.org/drowning-not-waving.

Missbach, Antje: “Update: on death row”, 29 January 2015, http://www.insideindonesia.org/from-the-archive-on-death-row?highlight=WyJtaXNzYmFjaCIsIm1pc3NiYWNoJ3MiXQ%3D%3D.

Missbach, Antje: “Unaccompanied children seeking asylum face uncertainty and risk of exploitation”, The Conversation, 6 January 2015, https://theconversation.com/unaccompanied-children-seeking-asylum-face-uncertainty-and-risk-of-exploitation-35564.

Missbach, Antje: “More unpleasant surprises”, Asylum Inside, 4 December 2014, http://www.asyluminsight.com/c-antje-missbach/#.VRSTAlxCOFI.

Missbach, Antje and Anne McNevin:  “What’s God got to do with it?”, New Mandala, 6 November 2014, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2014/11/06/whats-god-got-to-do-with-it/ and republished in The Malaysian Insider, 6 November 2014, http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/sideviews/article/whats-god-got-to-do-with-it-antje-missbach-and-anne-mcnevin.

Missbach, Antje and Anne McNevin: “Our boats, our people, our knowledge”, Inside Story, 5 November 2014, http://insidestory.org.au/our-boats-our-people-our-knowledge.

Antje Missbach: “Schlimmer geht immer: Asylpolitik unter Abbott” [Getting worse: Australia’s asylum policies under Abbott], ZAG – antirassistische zeitschrift, 67, November 2014,http://zag-berlin.de/antirassismus/archiv/67_australische_fluechtlingspolitik.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Jokowi am Ruder” [Jokowi to the fore], Jungle World, 31. Oktober 2014, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/44/50822.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Vom Arzt verstümmelt: Der Kampf gegen weibliche Genitalverstümmelung in Indonesien”, [Fighting female genital mutilation in Indonesia], Jungle World, 21. August 2014, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/34/50442.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Ein Sieger zuviel”, [One winner too many], Jungle World, 17 July 2014, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/29/50237.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Der General holt auf: Präsidentenwahl in Indonesia”, [The general is catching up: presidential elections in Indonesia], Jungle World, 3 July 2014, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/27/50153.html

Missbach, Antje: “Festung Australien”, [Fortress Australia][, Jungle World, 10 April 2014, http://jungle-world.com/artikel/2014/15/49669.html.

Missbach, Antje: “From Darfur to Cipayung: refugees are left stranded”, http://theconversation.com/from-darfur-to-cipayung-refugees-are-left-stranded-25034, 7 April 2014. Republished:http://www.openforum.com.au/content/darfur-cipayung-refugees-are-left-stranded, 8 April 2014.

Antje Missbach: “Asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia”, The Jakarta Post, 4 April 2014, http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/04/04/asylum-seekers-stuck-indonesia.html.

Missbach, Antje: “Refugees Lost In Transit In Indonesia”, https://newmatilda.com/2014/04/04/refugees-lost-transit-indonesia, 4 April 2014.

Missbach, Antje: “Asylum seekers stuck in transit: do we protect borders or people?”, http://musse.unimelb.edu.au/april-14-132/guest-column-antje-missbach, 2 April 2014.

Missbach, Antje: “Indonesia never controlled the flow of boats anyway”, The DRUM, 29 November 2013, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-28/missbach-indonesian-cooperation/5122470.

Missbach, Antje: “How effective are Indonesia’s efforts to stop asylum seekers?”, The Interpreter, 26 November 2013, http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2013/11/26/How-effective-are-Indonesias-efforts-to-stop-asylum-seekers.aspx.

Missbach, Antje: “Indonesia-Australia relations sour over asylum seeker boats”, Asylum Insight, 22 December 2013, http://www.asyluminsight.com/asylum-commentary/#.Ur-CnyjrZFI.

Missbach, Antje: “Australien macht Druck” [Australia exerts pressure] Hinterland, February 2014: 29-33, http://www.hinterland-magazin.de/pdf/25-30.pdf.

Missbach, Antje: “Prosecuting people smugglers in Indonesia”, The Conversation, 18 September 2013, https://theconversation.com/prosecuting-people-smugglers-in-indonesia-18251.

Missbach, Antje: “People smuggling trials in RI”, The Jakarta Post, 28 May 2013.

Missbach, Antjeand Frieda Sinanu: “Life and death in detention”, Inside Indonesia, 113, July-September 2013, http://www.insideindonesia.org/current-edition/life-and-death-in-immigration-detention.

Sinanu, Frieda and Antje Missbach: “Staying stuck: asylum seekers from the Middle East and troubled parts of Asia can languish for years in difficult circumstances in Indonesia”, Inside Indonesia, 17 November 2012, http://www.insideindonesia.org/feature-editions/staying-stuck.