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Prof. Dr. Kristina Großmann

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University of Bonn
Department of Southeast Asia Studies
Nassestraße 2
D-53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 / (0)228 / 73 9738
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Current Position

Professor for Anthropology of Southeast Asia, Bonn University

 

Research

Kristina Großmann’s main research focus is on human-environmental relationships, sustainability, Islam and categories of differentiation such as gender and ethnicity in Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia.

 

Research Projects

  • 2017–2020            FuturEN. Governance, Identities and Future along Categories of Differentiation. The Case of Coal Mining in
                                  Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in the
                                  program Kleine Fächer – große Potenziale
  • Since 2015            Plurale Ökologien im Widerstreit: Ethnologische Perspektiven auf Südostasien. Member of the academic network
                                  (applicant: Prof. Dr. Guido Sprenger) funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2017                      OpenSOA? Partizipation, Transparenz, offene Daten und Soziale Medien in Südostasien. Workshop funded by
                                  the Stiftung Umwelt und Entwicklung Nordrhein-Westfalen in cooperation with the Forum International
                                  Wissenschaft (FIW), Bonn
  • 2015–2016            Kalimantan Contested: In Search for Development (InDSearch). Environmental Transformations, Ethnicity and
                                  Gender in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Initiation of international collaboration, co-application together with
                                  Prof. Dr. Martina Padmanabhan (University of Passau), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2007–2008            Kulturelle und Politische Transformationen in Aceh, Indonesien, nach dem Tsunami. Research assistant in the
                                  project (applicant: Prof. Dr. Susanne Schröter, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main), funded by the Germany
                                  Research Foundation (DFG)

Education

  • since 2019            Habilitation with the thesis “Conflicting Ecologies and Categories of Differentiation in Southeast Asia and South
                                 Asia” at the University of Passau.
  • 2013                     Dissertation with the thesis “Handlungsräume muslimischer Aktivistinnen: Nach der Einführung der Syariat Islam
                                 und dem Tsunami in Aceh, Indonesien.“ (magna cum laude) in Anthropology at the Goethe University Frankfurt

Academic Positions

  • since 2020         Professor for Anthropology of Southeast Asia at the University of Bonn
  • 2017–2020        Project leader of the research project “FuturEN. Governance, Identities and Future along Categories of
                              Differentiation. The Case of Coal Mining in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia” at the University of Passau (BMBF)
  • 2013–2020        Assistant Professor (Akademische Rätin) at the Chair of Comparative Development and Cultural Studies with Focus
                              Southeast Asia, University Passau, Germany
  • 2013–2014        Early career researcher at the bilateral Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme with the Australian National
                              University (ANU), Canberra and the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, funded by the German Academic
                              Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 12009–2012      Research assistant for the research project “Cultural and Political Transformation in Aceh, Indonesia, after the
                              Tsunami" (DFG) at the Department of Anthropology, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 2010–2010        Research assistant at the Aceh Research Training Institute, University Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Awards

  • Karl-Heinz-Pollok-Gedächtnispreis des Neuburger Gesprächskreises Wissenschaft und Praxis an der Universität Passau e.V. for the Habilitation with the title Conflicting Ecologies and Categories of Differentiation in Southeast Asia and South Asia

 

Selected Publications

  • Gender, Islam, Aktivismus: Handlungsräume muslimischer Aktvistinnen nach dem Tsunami in Aceh, Indonesien. Berlin: regiospectra. Edited volumes, 2013.
  • With Gunnar Stange and Rolf Jordan: Handbuch Indones. Horlemann: Angermünde, 2015.
  • With Genia Findeisen: Gewalt gegen Frauen in Südostasien und China. Rechtslage, Umgang, Lösungsansätze Together. Berlin: regiospectra, 2013.
  • With Genia Findeisen and Nicole Weydmann: Herausforderungen für Indonesiens Demokratie - Bilanz und Perspektiven Together. Berlin: regiospectra. Special Issues, 2010.
  • With Michaela Haug, Timo Kaartinen: Frontiers and Temporal. In: Paideuma (in print), 2020.
  • Plural Ecologies in Southeast Asia Guido Sprenger. In: SOJOURN https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/publication/2333
  • With Michaela Haug: Gender and Environmental Change. In: Antropologia http://www.ledijournals.com/ojs/index.php/antropologia/issue/view/99/showToc, 2018
  • With Martina Padmanabhan, Afiff Suraya: Gender, Ethnicity and Environmental Transformations in Indonesia and Beyond. In Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies (ASEAS), https://aseas.univie.ac.at/index.php/aseas/issue/view/179, 2017.
  • Herausgabe der Zeitschrift südostasien zum Thema OPENsoutheastASIA. Daten, Netzwerke, Zivilgesellschaft https://www.asienhaus.de/fileadmin/uploads/soai/Zeitschrift_SOA/2017/2017-3/SOA_3-2017__SEC.pdf Journal articles (peer-reviewed), 2017.
  • Conflicting ecologies in Indonesia. In: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, JRAI (in print), 2020.
  • With Nicole Weydmann: Corona in Indonesian and German Cartoons: Contested Medical Pluralism, Distrust in the State and Radicalization in Times of Crisis. In: Philogie im Netz, PhiN (in print)
  • “Dayak Wake Up” – Land, Indigeneity, and Conflicting Ecologies in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. In: Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 175(1): 1–28, 2019.
  • With Guido Sprenger: Introduction: Plural ecologies in Southeast Asia. In: SOJOURN Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 33(2): ix–xxi, 2018.
  • Conflicting ecologies in a “failed” gaharu nursery program in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. In: SOJOURN Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 33(2): 319-340, 2018.
  • With Michaela Haug: Gender and environmental change: Recent debates and new perspectives in Anthropological research. In: Antropologia, 5(1): 7–2, 2018.
  • Social media and the successful anti-mining campaign in Banka, Sulawesi, Indonesia. In: Journal of Contemporary Asia, 48(5): 835-854, 2017.
  • Gaharu King – Family Queen: material gendered political ecology of the eaglewood boom in Kalimantan, Indonesia. In: The Journal of Peasant Studies 44(6): 1275-1292, 2017.
  • With Martina Padmanabhan and Braun von Katharina: Contested development in Indonesia: Rethinking ethnicity and gender in mining. In: Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies (ASEAS) 10(1): 11-28, 2017.
  • With Martina Padmanabhan and Afiff Suraya: Gender, ethnicity, and environmental transformations in Indonesia and beyond. In: Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies (ASEAS) 10(1): 1-10, 2017.
  • Exclusions in inclusive programs: State-sponsored sustainable development initiatives amongst the Kurichya in Kerala, India. Suma T.R. In: Agriculture and Human Values. Journal of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society 34 (4): 995–1006, 2017.
  • Muslim female activists and sharia in Indonesia: scopes of acting in national and international perspectives, in Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs (RIMA), 48/1: 95–125, 2014.
  • Contested Unity in Diversity: Indonesia. In: Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Muslim Women and Violent Political Protest. General Editor Suad Joseph. Brill Online. http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/encyclopedia-of-women-and-islamic-cultures/contested-unity-in-diversity-indonesia-COM_002003, 2014.
  • Genderverhältnisse. In: Jan Brunner, Louisa Prause, Anna Dobelmann und Sarah Kirst (ed.): Land- und Rohstoffkonflikte. Ein kritisches Handbuch. Transcript-Verlag: 103-108, 2019.
  • With Sascha Helbardt: Gewaltkonflikte in Südostasien. In: Peter Feldbauer, Karl Husa und Rüdiger Korff (ed.): Südostasien.  Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung. Wien: New Academic Press: 55-69, 2018.
  • With Dagmar Hellmann-Rajanayagam, Sascha Helbardt und Holger Warnk: Religionen in Südostasien: Säkularisierung und Fundamentalismus. Religion als (nationale) Selbstvergewisserung. In: Peter Feldbauer, Karl Husa und Rüdiger Korff (ed.): Südostasien. Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung. Wien: New Academic Press: 292-313, 2018.
  • With Dagmar Hellmann-Rajanayagam: Gender in Südostasien. In: Peter Feldbauer, Karl Husa und Rüdiger Korff (ed.): Südostasien. Gesellschaften, Räume und Entwicklung. New Academic Press: 314-329, 2018.
  • Scharia in Aceh: Building back better. Einführung, Auswirkungen und Handlungsräume muslimischer Frauenaktivistinnen. In: Watch Indonesia! (ed.): Vom Wiederaufbau bis zur Einführung der Scharia - Friedenskonsolidierung in Aceh zehn Jahre nach dem Tsunami. Berlin: Regiospectra: 173-188, 2017.
  • The (Ir)Relevance of Ethnicity among the Punan Murung and Bakumpai in Central Kalimantan. In: Arenz Cathrin, Michaela Haug, Stefan Seitz, Oliver Venz (ed.) Change and Continuity in Dayak Societies. Springer: 141-162, 2017.
  • Women’s rights activists and the drafting process of the Islamic Criminal Law Code (Qanun Jinayat). In: Feener Michael, David Kloos, Annemarie Samuels (ed.): Islam and the limits of the state: Reconfigurations of practice, community and authority in contemporary Aceh. Leiden: Brill: 87-117, 2015.
  • Gesellschaft in Indonesien: Kontinuität und Wandel. In: Handbuch Indonesien. Stange Gunnar, Rolf Jordan, Kristina Großmann (eds): Angermünde: Horlemann: 111-131, 2015.
  • With Novia Tirta Rahayu Tijaja: Bergbau: Ein hoher Preis für ‚Entwicklung‘. In: Stange Gunnar, Rolf Jordan, Kristina Großmann (eds): Handbuch Indonesien. Angermünde: Horlemann, 379-385, 2015.
  • With Mechthild von Vacano: Umkämpfte Gendernormen Findeisen Genia. In: Stange Gunnar, Rolf Jordan, Kristina Großmann (eds): Handbuch Indonesien. Angermünde: Horlemann: 143-151, 2015.

 

 

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