Birgit Braeuchler


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Dr. Bräuchler joined Anthropology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, from Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany, in October 2015. She obtained her PhD from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich in 2005 and did her habilitation at Goethe-University Frankfurt in 2014. She held postdoctoral and visiting fellowships at the Asia Research Institute (National University of Singapore), the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV, Leiden) and the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University.

Research interests

Her research interests lie in peace and conflict studies; media and cyber anthropology; cultural rights and revival of tradition; anthropology of law and religion; Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia.

Supervision interests

Anthropology of Conflict and Peace; Media Anthropology (in particular related to conflict/peace dynamics and resistance movements); Southeast Asia (in particular Indonesia, Eastern Indonesia)

Research area keywords

  • peace and conflict
  • media anthropology
  • social movements and resistance
  • cultural rights
  • Indonesia
  • digital anthropology

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Research Output

Brokerage, Creativity and Space: Protest Culture in Indonesia

Brauchler, B., 2019, In : Journal of Intercultural Studies. 40, 4, p. 451-468 18 p.

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From transitional to performative justice: peace activism in the aftermath of communal violence

Brauchler, B., 2019, In : Global Change, Peace and Security. 31, 2, p. 201-220 20 p.

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Indigenous media and conflict transformation in Indonesia

Braeuchler, B., 23 Sep 2019, Forschung DSF № 49 ed. Osnabrueck. 40 p.

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Local Peacebuilding after Communal Violence

Braeuchler, B., 2019, The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. Ratuva, S. (ed.). Gateway East Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1146-1464 20 p.

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Praxeologische Überlegungen zur Mediatisierungsdebatte: Eine ethnologische Perspektive

Translated title of the contribution: Practical considerations on the mediatization debate: An ethnological perspectiveBraeuchler, B., 2019, Ritualisierung Mediatisierung Performance. Luger, M., Graf, F. & Budka (Hg.), P. (eds.). Gottingen Germany: Vienna University Press, p. 137-161

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EASA and Wenner Gren Foundation Translation Award

Birgit Braeuchler (Recipient), 2008

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Ernst-Otto Czempiel Award

Birgit Braeuchler (Recipient), 22 Jun 2016

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Herb Feith Foundation Award

Birgit Braeuchler (Recipient), 9 Mar 2017

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Zeppelin Youth Foundation Scientific Achievement Award

Birgit Braeuchler (Recipient), 5 Nov 1992

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