Recipient list

2020 Tenth round*

  • Taylah Bell (Murdoch University) Research topic: Customary land rights law in the context of mining development projects in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Carol Warren.
  • Elias Richard Hordern (The University of Sydney) Research topic: Policy, agency and discourse: how tourism functions under the current Balinese government. Supervisor: Professor Adrian Vickers.
  • Samira Lindsey (Monash University) Research topic: Understanding how Indonesian variants of Rule of Law diverge from Western liberal understanding of Rule of Law: what does this mean for bilateral cooperation. Supervisor: Dr Nadirsyah Hosen.
  • Archana Ramesh (The University of Melbourne) Research topic: City as continuum: spatialising urban flow in Kelurahan Cipaganti, Bandung, Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Amanda Achmadi.

*due to COVID-19 pandemic, the research travel grants have been granted in principle. The grants will be disbursed only after the travel ban has been lifted and it is safe to travel to Indonesia.

2019 Ninth round

  • Elin Buchanan (The University of Adelaide) Research topic: Stunting in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Susan R Hemer.
  • Samantha Chapman (University of New South Wales, Canberra) Research topic: What it means to be an Indonesian Muslim: an analysis of youth perspectives on nationalism and Islam. Supervisor: Associate Professor Minako Sakai.
  • Nicholas Dobrijevich (The University of Sydney) Research topic: The state, capital and urban space: housing in Jakarta. Supervisor: Professor Adrian Vickers.
  • Maxine Williams (The University of Sydney) Research topic: The contextual dynamics of child stunting in Tana Toraja, Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Jeff Neilson.
  • Bradley Wood (The Australian National University) Research topic: Australia’s involvement in Indonesia’s PRRI/Permesta rebellions. Supervisor: Dr Garth Pratten.

2018 Eight round

  • Caroline Townsend (The University of Queensland) Research topic: Gender activism, tradition and music in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Annie Pohlman.
  • Michael Peck (Murdoch University) Research topic: Adapt-based social movements and oligarchs-supported foreign capital in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Carol Warren and Dr Jacqui Baker.

2017 Seventh round

  • Masayoshi Ike (Swinburne University of Technology) Research topic: Sustainability practices of Japanese manufacturing multinational corporations (MNCs) in ASEAN Member States. Supervisor: Dr Jerome Donovan.
  • Amara Steven (The Australian National University) Research topic: Women in Indonesia’s Blue Economy: understanding user needs through female stories and experiences in Nusa Penida, Cilacap and Lombok. Supervisor: Dr James Butler.
  • Bronwyn Jones (The University of Melbourne) Research topic (tentative)
  • Soenting Melajoe The first all-female edited women’s magazine in the Dutch East Indies (1912-1921). Supervisor: Associate Professor Kate McGregor.
  • Sarah Stephen (The University of Melbourne) Research topic: Poverty tourism in Yogyakarta. Supervisor: Dr Dolly Kikon.
  • Veronica O’Neill (The University of Sydney) Research topic: Framing illegality: the discourse of maritime piracy in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Dwi Noverini Djenar.
  • Owen James (The University of Sydney) Research topic: Intra-party governance and anti-corruption policy in Indonesia. Supervisor: Dr Elisabeth Kramer.

2016 Sixth round

  • Mitchell Mollison (Monash University) Research topic: The music of the Talo Balak Ensemble of Lampung, Sumatra Supervisor: Professor Margaret Kartomi
  • Stephanie Pearson (The University of Queensland) Research topic: Sustainable or attainable? The case of Indonesia’s migration-development nexus Supervisor: Dr Annie Pohlman and Associate Professor Helen Creese
  • Bryanna Wilson (The University of Queensland) Research topic: A political agenda: perceptions of modern women in contemporary Indonesian media Supervisor: Dr Annie Pohlman and Associate Professor Helen Creese
  • Melanie Kilby (The University of Queensland) Research topic: An uncertain future: the case of the unaccompanied refugee and asylum seeker minors in Indonesia Supervisor: Dr Annie Pohlman and Associate Professor Helen Creese
  • Maighdlin Doyle (The Australian National University) Research topic: Influences of Indonesia in Timor-Leste: resistance, truth and identity Supervisor: Associate Professor Andrew McWilliam
  • Jacob Wray (The Australian National University) Research topic: Zaman Jepang: Indonesian memories of the Japanese occupation of the Netherlands East Indies Supervisor: Professor Robert Cribb

2016 Fifth round

  • Michael Leadbetter (The University of Sydney) Research topic: The rise and demise of urbanism in Island Southeast Asia. Supervisor: Professor Roland Fletcher

2015 Fourth round

  • Peter Bowers (The University of Sydney) Research topic: The influence of aspirations in decisions to migrate internally Supervisor: Dr Russell Toth
  • Kate Grealy (Griffith University) Research topic: Islamist militias in Indonesia Supervisor: Dr Dan Halverson
  • Jenny (Chan Young) Jung (The University of Sydney) Research topic: Childhood encephalitis in Indonesia’s remote Sumba Island: a retrospective study on the disease burden, aetiology and outcomes Supervisor: Dr Gulam Khandaker
  • Sarah Mourney (The University of Sydney) Research topic: Competing food discourses in Indonesia Supervisor: Dr Charlotte Epstein
  • Shanti Omodei-James (The University of Adelaide) Research topic: Regional pluralism in Indonesia and the significance of interfaith dialogue for justice and peace building: a case study of Interfidei. Supervisor: Dr Priyambudi Sulistiyanto of Flinders University

2015 Third round

  • Benjamin Djung (The Australian National University) Research topic: Intra-ethnic and inter-ethnic communication in Javanese by Chinese Indonesian youth in Yogyakarta and Surabaya Supervisor: Dr George Quinn
  • Brigitta Scarfe (Monash University) Research topic: The biola and the sarunai as leading melodic instruments in the theatre, martial arts and song ensembles in the Riau Archipelago Province, Indonesia Supervisor: Dr Margaret Kartomi
  • David Duncan (The Australian National University) Research topic: Indonesia’s fragmented labour movement Supervisor: Associate Professor Marcus Mietzner
  • Jason Cromarty (The Australian National University) Research topic: Islamic radicalisation and local community resistance: an Indonesian perspective Supervisor: Associate Professor Greg Fealy

2014 Second round

  • Saiful Marbun (University of Canberra) Research topic: Impact of Indonesia’s marine and fisheries industrialisation policy programs and the blue economy concept on the local communities and environment Supervisor: Dr Stuart Pearson
  • Daniel Carney (University of Tasmania) Research topic: Expatriates in the village: examining social spaces and boundaries in Watu Karung Supervisor: Dr Taufiq Tanasaldy
  • Anna Strempel (Monash University) Research topic: Building a wealth of resentment: inequalities in the international aid and development sector Supervisor: Associate Professor Mia Lindgren

2014 First round

  • Edryan Ja’afar (La Trobe University) Research topic: Primal fire: animism and mysticism in 21st century Yogyakarta Supervisor: Dr Zane Goebel
  • Elizabeth Roberts (University of Sunshine Coast) Research topic: Australia and Indonesia: regional border protection and asylum seeker relocation policies Supervisor: Dr John Janzekovic
  • Leighton Gallagher (The Australian National University) Research topic: The politics of Sampang Shia Supervisor: Associate Professor Greg Fealy

Updated:  8 July 2020/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  CAP Web Services Team