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Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV).
Educational Background/ Working Experience
Prof. Dr. Henk Schulte Nordholt studied history at the VU University in Amsterdam, from which he graduated in 1980 (cum laude). In 1988 he obtained his PhD degree (cum laude) in social sciences at the Free University with a thesis on the history of the political system on the island of Bali (Indonesia). He taught anthropology and Asian history at the University of Amsterdam from 1985 until 2005. From 1999 until 2007 he was IIAS professor of Asian History at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. From 2007 until 2014 he was KITLV professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the VU University in Amsterdam.
Research Focus (thematic)
Schulte Nordholt’s main fields of research include Balinese history, political violence, the anthropology of colonialism, and contemporary politics in Indonesia. Currently he coordinates a large Dutch Indonesian research program “Governance, markets and citizens” 2013-2016, which is sponsored by the Scientific Program Indonesia – Netherlands (SPIN)
Research focus (geographical)
Contributions to E-Publication
What characterizes the political context of jatropha actors in Indonesia?
2012. Schulte Nordholt, Henk. Decentralization and democracy in Indonesia. Strenghtening citizenship or regional elites? In Routlegde Handbook of Southeast Asian Politics, 229-241. R. Robison (ed). London/New York: Routledge
2004. Decentralisation in Indonesia: Less state, more democracy? In Politicising Democracy. The new local politics of democratisation, 29-50. J. Harriss, K. Stokke and O. Tornquist (eds). Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
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