Publications

Books / Edited volumes or special issues

2017 Dimensi Budaya Dalam Perdamaian: Sebuah Kisah tentang Desentralisasi dan Rekonsiliasi di Indonesia. Yogyakarta: Ombak

2017 Diverging Conceptualisations of the Local in Peacebuilding (Special section of Social Anthropology 25 (4)), edited together with Philipp Naucke

2017 Patterns of im/mobility, conflict and the re/making of identity narratives (Special issue of Social Identities 23 (4)), editorship

2015 The Cultural Dimension of Peace. Decentralization and Reconciliation in Indonesia. London: Palgrave Macmillan (hardcover and paperback)

2014 Modes of belonging: citizenship, identity and difference in Indonesia (Special issue of Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 48 (1)), edited together with Campbell Macknight, Kathryn Robinson and Susanne Schröter

2013 Cyberidentities at War: The Moluccan Conflict on the Internet. New York: Berghahn.

2011 Eastern Indonesia under Reform: The Global, the National and the Local (Special issue of the Asian Journal of Social Sciences 39 (2)), edited together with Maribeth Erb

2010 Theorising Media and Practice (edited together with John Postill). New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books (hardcover and paperback)

2009 Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots Agency for Peace (editor). London/New York: Routledge (paperback version in 2011)

2007 Die Revitalisierung von Tradition / The Revitalisation of Tradition (Special issue of the Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 132), edited together with Thomas Widlok

2005 Cyberidentities at War: Der Molukkenkonflikt im Internet. Bielefeld: transcript

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

2018 Diverging Ecologies in Bali. Sojourn 33 (2): 362-396

2018 The cultural turn in peace research: prospects and challenges. Peacebuilding 6(1): 17-33

2017 Social engineering the local for peace. Social Anthropology 25 (4): 437-453

2017 Peacebuilding and conceptualisations of the local. Social Anthropology 25 (4): 422-436 (together with Philipp Naucke)

2017 Towards dialogue and engagement: a brief response to Katja Seidel’s comments. Social Anthropology 25 (4): 489-492 (together with Philipp Naucke)

2017 Patterns of im/mobility, conflict and the re/making of identity narratives (together with Anais Ménard). Social Identities 23 (4): 379-395

2017 Changing patterns of mobility, citizenship and conflict in Indonesia. Social Identities 23 (4): 446-461

2015 Vom Regenwald in den Cyberspace: Räumliche und zeitliche Transformationen in der Feldforschungspraxis. Paideuma 61: 47– 69

2014 Modes of belonging in West Papua: local symbolism, national politics and international cultural concepts. Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 48 (1: Special issue “Modes of belonging: citizenship, identity and difference in Indonesia”, edited by Campbell Macknight, Kathryn Robinson, Birgit Bräuchler, Susanne Schröter): 35-66

2014 Introduction (together with Kathryn Robinson and Susanne Schröter). Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 48 (1: Special issue “Modes of belonging: citizenship, identity and difference in Indonesia”, edited by Campbell Macknight, Kathryn Robinson, Birgit Bräuchler, Susanne Schröter): 1-4

2011 Immaterielles Kulturerbe als Friedensstifter. Sociologus 61 (1): 91-115

2011 Kings on Stage: Local Leadership in the Post-Suharto Moluccas. Asian Journal of Social Sciences 39 (2: Special issue “Eastern Indonesia under Reform: The Global, the National and the Local “, edited by Birgit Bräuchler and Maribeth Erb): 196-218.

2011 Introduction – Eastern Indonesia under Reform: The Global, the National and the Local (together with Maribeth Erb). Asian Journal of Social Sciences 39 (2: Special issue “Eastern Indonesia under Reform: The Global, the National and the Local “, edited by Birgit Bräuchler and Maribeth Erb): 113-130.

2010 The Revival Dilemma: Reflections on Human Rights, Self-Determination and Legal Pluralism in Eastern Indonesia. Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law 62: 1-42

2010 Integration and Exclusion: Islam Adat in the Central Moluccas. Indonesia and the Malay World 38 (110) March 2010: 65-93

2009 Cultural Solutions to Religious Conflicts? The Revival of Tradition in the Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia. Asian Journal of Social Sciences 37 (6): 872-891

2007 Religious Conflicts in Cyberage. Citizenship Studies 11 (4) September 2007: 329-347

2007 Die Revitalisierung von Tradition: Im (Ver-)Handlungsfeld zwischen staatlichem und lokalem Recht / The revitalisation of tradition: Agency and negotiations between state law and local law (together with Thomas Widlok). Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 132, Special issue Die Revitalisierung von Tradition / The Revitalisation of Tradition, edited by Birgit Bräuchler and Thomas Widlok: 5-14

2007 Ein Comeback der Tradition? Die Revitalisierung von Adat in Ostindonesien / A Comeback of Tradition? The Revitalisation of Adat in Eastern Indonesia. Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 132, Special issue Die Revitalisierung von Tradition / The Revitalisation of Tradition, edited by Birgit Bräuchler and Thomas Widlok: 37-57

2006 La mondialisation des conflits locaux: Usages stratégiques d’Internet dans le conflit des Moluques. Revue des Sciences Sociales 35, Special issue Les nouvelles figures de la guerre: 84-91

2004 Public Sphere and Identity Politics in the Moluccan Cyberspace. Electronic Journal of Communication 14 (3/4), Special issue Electronic Networks & Politics, edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

2004 Islamic Radicalism Online. The Australian Journal of Anthropology 15 (3): 267-285

2004 Moluccan Cyberactors. Jurnal Antropologi Indonesia (Indonesian Journal of Social and Cultural Anthropology) XXVIII (73), Jan-Apr, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta: 40-57

2003 Cyberidentities at war. INDONESIA 75, April, Cornell University: 123-151

Book chapters

2018 Teaching and Conceptualising Conflict and Peace in the Field of Legal Anthropology. In M.-C. Foblet, G.Woodman and A. Bradney (eds.), The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology, Farnham: Ashgate: forthcoming

2018 Praxeologische Überlegungen zur Mediatisierungsdebatte – Eine ethnologische Perspektive. In M. Luger, P. Budka and F. Graf (eds.), Mediatisierung – Religiosität –Performativität. Vienna: Vienna University Press: forthcoming

2018 Ethnologen gehen Online. Das Internet als Forschungsfeld und als methodische Herausforderung für die Ethnologie: Ein Blick zurück. In P. Zehmisch, U. Münster, J. Zickgraf and C. Lang (eds), Soziale Ästhetik, Atmosphäre, Medialität. Beiträge aus der Ethnologie. Münster: LIT. 239-250

2018 Contextualizing ethnographic peace research. In Gearoid Millar (ed.), Ethnographic Peace Research: Approaches and Tensions. London: Palgrave Macmillan: 21-42

2014 Modes of Interreligious Coexistence and Civility in Maluku. In V. Gottowik (ed.), Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press: 193-215.

2014 Christian-Muslim Relations in Post-Conflict Ambon, Moluccas: Adat, Religion and beyond. In B. Platzdasch and J. Saravanamuttu (eds.), Religious Diversity in Muslim-majority Southeast Asia: Areas of Toleration and Conflict. Singapore: ISEAS: 154-172.

2013 Cultural Solutions to Religious Conflicts? The Revival of Tradition in the Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia. In: Reuter, Thomas A. and Alexander Horstmann (eds.), Faith in the Future: Understanding the Revitalization of Religions and Cultural Traditions in Asia. Leiden: Brill (expanded version of 2009 article).

2012 Intangible cultural heritage and peace building in Indonesia and East Timor. In: Patrick Daly and Tim Winter (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia. London/New York: Routledge: 153-167.

2011 Usages stratégiques d’Internet dans le conflit des Moluques. In: Patrick Schmoll (ed.), Communautés Virtuelles (La Société Terminale 1). Strasbourg: Néothèque: 349-366 (slightly revised and reprinted version of Revue des Sciences Sociales 35, 2006, Special issue Les nouvelles figures de la guerre: 84-91)

2011 The transformation of the media scene: From war to peace in the Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia. In: Krishna Sen and David T. Hill (eds.), Politics and the Media in 21st Century Indonesia. London: Routledge: 119-140

2010 Religions Online: Christian and Muslim (re)presentations in the Moluccan conflict. In: Susanne Schröter (eds.), Christianity in Indonesia. Berlin: LIT: 203-224

2009 Introduction: Reconciling Indonesia. In: Birgit Bräuchler (ed.), Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots Agency for Peace. London/New York: Routledge: 3-33

2009 Mobilising Culture and Tradition for Peace – Reconciliation in the Moluccas. In: Birgit Bräuchler (ed.), Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots Agency for Peace. London/New York: Routledge: 97-118

2009 Der Molukkenkonflikt im Internet: Globale Dimension eines lokalen Konflikts. In: Martin Slama (ed.), Konflikte – Mächte – Identitäten: Beiträge zur Sozialanthropologie Südostasiens. Wien: ÖAW-Verlag: 87-116

2006 Konfliktfaktor Internet: Der Molukkenkonflikt geht online. In: Julia Reuter, Corinne Neudorfer and Christoph Antweiler (eds.), Strand Bar Internet: Neue Orte der Globalisierung. Berlin: Lit Verlag: 84-103

2006 Constructed Identities Online. In: Frank Heidemann and Alfonso de Toro (eds.), New Hybridities: Societies and Cultures in Transition. Hildesheim: Olms: 161-177

Working Papers / Dossiers / Magazines

2016 Punkrock and global protest culture. Inside Indonesia No. 124. http://www.insideindonesia.org/punkrock-and-global-protest-culture (April-June 2016).

2015 Noken. Die Netztaschen Westpapuas im Spannungsfeld von lokaler, nationaler und internationaler Kulturpolitik. Pazifik-Informationsstelle Dossier No. 112. http://www.pazifik-infostelle.org/shop/artikel/dos112.html (December 2015).

2010 The Revival Dilemma: Reflections on Human Rights and Self-Determination in Eastern Indonesia. Asia Research Institute Working Paper Series No. 142. http://www.ari.nus.edu.sg/wps/wps10_142.pdf (September 2010).