Missbach, Dr. Antje
2006 – 2010
PhD at the Australian National University, Research School for Pacific and Asian Studies, Political and Social Change; Thesis: “Long-distance politics in transition: Aceh’s diaspora during and after the homeland conflict (1976-2008)”
1998 – 2005
Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin (Southeast Asian Studies/ European Eth-nology) Degree: Magistra Artium; Thesis: “Freiheitskämpfer oder Geschäftemacher? Der bewaffnete Kampf der Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM) unter Berücksichtigung klassischer und neuer Gue-rillatheorien” [Freedom fighters or businessmen? The armed struggle of GAM with special consideration to classical and contemporary guerrilla theories]
2014 – 2018
senior lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, Monash University, Melbourne
2011 – 2014
McKenzie postdoctoral fellow at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
2010 – 2011
lecturer at the Institute of Ethnology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg
2010 – 2010
postdoctoral fellow at the Graduate School for Muslim Cultures and Societies, Berlin
2005 – 2006
lecturer at the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Humboldt-University, Berlin
Visiting fellowships and fieldwork
Sept. 2017 – Feb. 2018 Lee Kong Chian Fellow at Stanford University and National University of Singapore
Aug. 2015 visiting fellow at Stiftung Wissenschaft & Politik (SWP), Berlin
Jan. – June 2012 visiting fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta
September 2009 fellowship at the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin
Sep. – Oct. 2008 fellowship at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) in Leiden, the Netherlands
- Missbach, Antje: “Moral comforts of remaining in exile: snapshots from conflict-generated Indonesian diasporas”, in Cohen, Robin and Carolin Fischer (eds): Routledge Handbook of Diaspora Studies, 2018: 196-207.
- Missbach, Antje: “Big fears about small boats: How asylum seekers keep upsetting the Indonesia-Australia relationship”, in: Lindsey, Tim and Dave McRae (eds): Strangers Next Door? Australia and Indonesia in the Asian Century, Bloomsbury Publishing, Melbourne, 2018: 123-144.
- Stange, Gunnar and Antje Missbach: “The Aceh Peace process: the wheelings and dealings behind closed doors”, in Fionna, Ulla, Siwage Dharma Negara and Deasy Simandjuntak (eds): Aspirations with Limitations: Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs under Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ISEAS, Singapore, 2018: 231-254.
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:
- Missbach, Antje, Yunizar Adiputera, Atin Prabandari: “Is Makassar a ‘sanctuary city’? Migration governance in Indonesia after the ‘local turn’”, Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 11, 2, 2018:
- Palmer, Wayne and Antje Missbach: “Enforcing Labour Rights Of Trafficked Migrant Workers And Refugees In Indonesia”, Third World Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1522586.
- Palmer, Wayne and Antje Missbach: “Judicial Discretion And The Minimum Statutory Sentence For Migrant Smuggling Through Indonesia”, Asian Journal of Law and Society, 2018, 1-19. doi:10.1017/als.2018.7
- McNevin, Anne and Antje Missbach: “Luxury Limbo: Temporal techniques of border control and the humanitari-anisation of waiting”, International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, 4, 1/2, 2018: 12-34.
- McNevin, Anne and Antje Missbach: “Refuge as a Horizon of Aspiration (Or, What The International Refugee Regime Can Learn From Acehnese Fishermen)”, Journal for Refugee Studies, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fey014
Policy Papers and Submissions
- Missbach, Antje and Wayne Palmer: “Indonesia: A Country Grappling with Migrant Protection at Home and Abroad”, 18 September 2018, Migration Policy Institute, https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/indonesia-country-grappling-migr....
- Missbach, Antje, Yunizar Adiputera, Atin Prabandari, Ganesh Cintika, Frysa Yudha Swastika and Raditya Darn-ingtyas: The Presidential Decree regarding the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia (Pera-turan Presiden 125/2016), Policy Paper 14, Centre for Indonesian Law and Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne, 2018, https://law.unimelb.edu.au/centres/cilis/research/publications/cilis-pol....