Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural Politics
  • Class, consumption and Everyday Life
  • Postcoloniality
  • Language and Media

Recent and Current projects

  • Group of Eight Australia – Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme (DAAD), “Social Identities in Contemporary Indonesia; a new framework of studying Asia” (2014-2015)
  • ARC DP130102960 “Indonesia’s Postcolonialism: Absent, Misrecognised or Suppressed?” (2013-2016)
  • ARC DP130102990 “Mobile Indonesians: social differentiation and digital literacies in the 21st century”, with Dr Emma Baulch and A/Prof Jeremy Watkins (2013-2015)
  • ARC DP0984905 “Pop Cultures in Indonesia: a New Asian Politics of Pleasure and Identity” (2009-2012)
  • ARC DP0984681, “Middle Classes, New Media and Indie Networks in Post Authoritarian Indonesia”, with APD Dr Emma Baulch (2009-2012)