Dr Nicolaas Warouw

Dr Nicolaas Warouw

Senior Lecturer
UNSW Canberra
School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Nicolaas Warouw has taught and conducted research in social science, particularly in the area of industrial labour in Indonesia, from labour activism to working-class culture. His research for Ph.D in anthropology at the Australian National University (2004) was an ethnography of manufacturing workers and modernity in western Java. He was a postdoc fellow at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Carribean Studies (KITLV) in Leiden, the Netherlands, from 2009 to 2010. Before joining UNSW Canberra in 2013, he was teaching at department of anthropology, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

Courses Taught:
  • ZHSS3505 Gender, Class, Society in Indonesia
  • ZHSS2506 Development Policies and Social Contexts in Indonesia
  • ZHSS2306 Special Studies 2: Civil-State-Military Relations in Indonesia
  • ZHSS1301/2 Indonesian 1A/B
Research Interests / Projects

Labour politics, working-class culture, urban culture, anthropology of climate change and natural disaster, local politics in Indonesia

Areas of Potential Postgraduate Supervision

  • labour issues
  • local community and environment
  • agency and local politics in post-authoritarian Indonesia
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