1970 …2020
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Personal profile

Community service

I serve on many editorial boards including Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology and the journals Acta Musicologica, Ethnomusicology Forum, Wacana Seni: Journal of Arts Discourse and Journal of Musicological Research.

Research interests

Music-cultures of Sumatra (and southeast Asia generally); organology; youth orchestras; public policy in the arts

Supervision interests

Ethnomusicology and musicology

Monash teaching commitment

I guest lecture in undergraduate subjects in world music and aesthetics. I supervise many higher degree students.

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 1970 2019

Gobang mask dance theatre Icon of the Anambas Regency

Syafaruddin, Mora, M. & Kartomi, M., 2019, Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands. Kartomi, M. (ed.). Copenhagen Denmark: NIAS Press, p. 223-238 18 p. (Studies in Asian Topis; no. 68).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands

Kartomi, M. J. (ed.), 2019, Copenhagen Denmark: University of Hawai‘i Press. 368 p. (Studies in Asian Topics; no. 68)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

The Islands, the islanders and their performing arts: Generative memory codes, the politics of identity and concepts of place and space

Kartomi, M., 2019, Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands. kartomi, M. (ed.). Copenhagen Denmark: NIAS Press, p. 3-39 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

The nobat ensemble in the Riau-Lingga sultanate, its colonial-era demise and its recent sonic re-invention

Kartomi, M., 2019, Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands. Kartomi, M. (ed.). Copenhagen Denmark: NIAS Press, p. 77-105 29 p. (Studies in Asian Topics; no. 68).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Zapin dancing and gambus music in the Viceroy's court at Penyengat

Alfirafindra, R., Martiara, R. & Kartomi, M. (Translator), 2019, Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands. Kartomi, M. (ed.). Copenhagen Denmark: NIAS Press, p. 199-220 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Prizes

2015 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award

Margaret Kartomi (Recipient), 12 Mar 2016

Prize: National/international honour

Annual Award for Research

Margaret Kartomi (Recipient), 1972

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australian Centenary Medal

Margaret Kartomi (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Corresponding Member of the American Musicological Society

Margaret Kartomi (Recipient), 2004

Prize: Election to learned society