Prof. Dr. Arndt Graf

Graf

Professor

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Institut für Ostasiatische Philologien
- Südostasienwissenschaften -
Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt am Main

Juridicum, 8. Stock, Raum 852 
Tel.: +49 69/798-23643
Fax: +49 69/798-28445
Email: arndtgraf@yahoo.de

Sprechstunde: Donnerstag, 14-16h


Education

Academic degrees

  • Dr. phil. habil. (habilitation = equivalent to a second PhD) in “Austronesian Languages and Cultures” and “Southeast Asian Studies”, University of Hamburg, 2004
  • Dr. phil. in “Austronesian Languages and Cultures”, University of Hamburg, 1997
  • Magister Artium (= comprehensive BA + MA program), University of Hamburg, in “Austronesian Languages and Cultures” (Major). Minors: Political Science and Economics of Development, 1993

Certificates and licenses

  • Qualification = French peer-reviewed license to apply for positions of Assistant Professor (maître de conférence) as well as Associate and Full Professor (professeur des universités) in the section of “Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew, and Other Languages and Literatures”, issued by the National Ministry for Education and Research, France, 2/2007
  • Lehrbefugnis (German peer-reviewed license) for positions of Associate and Full Professor in the fields of “Austronesian Languages and Cultures” and “Southeast Asian Studies”, issued by the University of Hamburg, Germany, 4/2004
  • Certificate of Higher Education, 350-hour, four-semester training program in university didactics, Centre for Interdisciplinary University Didactics, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2002
  • ERASMUS Term in Indonesian and Malay Literature and Southeast Asian Politics and Economy (certified), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, 9-12/1991.
  • English Language Course for Academic Purposes (certified), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, 7-8/1991
  • Non-Degree Program in Indonesian and Javanese Languages and Literatures (certified), Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 8/1987-2/1988

Languages

  • Fully proficient + teaching experience: English, Malay, Indonesian, French, German (native speaker).
  • Other languages studied: Latin (5 years), Old Javanese (7 semesters), Javanese (5 semesters), Tagalog (3 semesters)

Experience

Principal Positions

  • Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe-UniversityFrankfurt, 10/2009-
  • Professor in Malay and Comparative Literature,Universiti SainsMalaysia,Penang,Malaysia(courses taught in Malay language), 8-9/2007
  • Associate Professor in Malay and Comparative Literature,Universiti SainsMalaysia,Penang,Malaysia(courses taught in Malay language), 1/2007-7/2009
  • Adjunct Professor (Privatdozent) of Austronesian Languages and Cultures and Southeast Asian Studies,University of Hamburg,Germany, 3/2004-1/2007
  • Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent) of Austronesian Languages and Cultures,University of Hamburg,Germany, 10/1999-9/2005
  • Lecturer (part-time) in Southeast Asian Politics,University of Göttingen,Germany, 1995-2005
  • Lecturer (part-time) in Austronesian Languages and Cultures,UniversityofHamburg, Germany, 1992-98, 1999
  • Teaching Assistant in Austronesian Languages and Cultures,University of Hamburg, Germany, 1989-91

Visiting Positions and Fellowships

  • Visiting Professor, Centre for Dialogue, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3/2013
  • SOCRATES-ERASMUS Short-term Lecturer in Islam and Politics of Southeast Asia, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-5/2006 (EU program)
  • Visiting Professor in Indonesian Languages and Civilizations, Université de La Rochelle, France, 10/2005-1/2006
  • Visiting Professor and DAAD Short-term Lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Program, State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia (course on Orientalism and Occidentalism taught in Indonesian), 9-10/2004 (German government grant)
  • Affiliated Fellow, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, The Netherlands, 2-3 and 8-10/2003
  • Visiting Lecturer (part-time) in the History of Insular Southeast Asia (sabbatical replacement for Prof. Volker Grabowsky), University of Münster, Germany (course taught in English), 10/2002- 2/2003
  • Visiting Fellow (Karyawan Tamu), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Malaysia, 7-9/2002
  • Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, USA, 2-3/2001 and 7-8/2004
  • Visiting Lecturer in Indonesian (sabbatical replacement for Prof. John U. Wolff), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 7/1998-5/1999

Grants

Grants for research projects

  • Federal Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Germany, Research Grant, 4.6 Million Euros, for the research project “Africa’s Asian Options”, 2013-2017 (grant leader, together with Frank Schulze-Engler), 2/2013-
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (Grant-leader: Assoc. Prof. Sohaimi Abdul Aziz, co-applicants: Prof. Md Salleh Yaapar and Assoc. Prof. Arndt Graf), “Kajian hubungan segi tiga antara pengarang, teks dan pembaca remaja: Ke arah pembangunan model konsep kendiri (self-concept) dalam pembentukan personaliti remaja [A study of the trilateral relations between author, text, and teenage readers: Towards the development of a model of ‘self-concept’ in the formation of teenage personalities]”, 10/2007-9/2009
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia, Short Term Research Grant, “Concepts of national unity and civic space among Malaysian youth: A rhetorical inquiry of debate competitions”, 2007-2009
  • DFG (German Research Council), peer-reviewed Research Grant (Sachbeihilfe), “Islamic Humor in Indonesia”, for research at Cornell University, 7-8/2004
  • Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Malaysian Department of Education), project: “Annotated Bibliography of Malay Rhetoric”, Research Grant: 7-9/2002; Publication Subsidy: 2008
  • Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation, PhD Scholarship for the dissertation project “Indonesian Media Rhetoric”, 1993-1996

Grants for the organization of conferences

  • Japan Foundation, Thyssen Foundation, Nakama Funds of the University Frankfurt, Conference Grants for the International Conference “Comparing Fukushima and Chernobyl: Social and Cultural Dimensions”, University of Frankfurt, 8/9 March 2012
  • DFG (German Research Council), peer-reviewed Conference Grant for the International Seminar “Trade and Finance in the Malay World: Historical and Cultural Perspectives”, Frankfurt, June 17-18, 2010
  • ASEF Workshop Grant (co-recipient: Prof. Chua Beng Huat, ARI, National University of Singapore), Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) and European Alliance for Asian Studies, “Port Cities and City States in Asia and Europe”, 11/2004

Grants and scholarships for studying

  • ERASMUS Scholarship, European Union, for a term at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1991
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Scholarship, for studying one year at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1987-8

Other grants

  • Fundraising campaign for the library of Southeast Asian Sudies, University of Frankfurt, 2010-: QSL central funds of the University of Frankfurt: 63,000 Euro, private donations: 45,000 Euro, DFG: 40,000 Euro, Dr. Hermann Schmitt-Vockenhausen-Foundation: 10,000 Euro, Speyersche Hochschulstiftung: 10,000 Euro, Kassel-Stiftung 10,000, FAZIT-Foundation: 5,000 Euro, etc. (total funds raised 2010-2013: about 200,000 Euro)
  • Hamburg Society for Austronesian Studies (HGA) and German-Indonesian Society of Hamburg (DIG), Publication Grants for Lachen mit Gus Dur, 11/2005
  • University of Hamburg, Publication Grant for Indonesische Medienrhetorik, 1998

Editing and Reviewing Appointments

Series Editor:

Co-Editor, series Frankfurter Forschungen zu Südostasien (FFS), publishing house Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 11/2010-

Member, Editorial Committee of the Asia Pacific Studies Series, published by the Asia Pacific Research Unit of Universiti Sains Malaysia (AUAPSS), 2/2008-

Journal Editor and Reviewer:

Indonesiaand the Malay World(SOAS, University of London/Routledge):member of the International Advisory Board,2001-; article reviewer 1/2008-

Asien. The German Journal on Contemporary Asia(German Society for Asian Studies,Hamburg),member of the Advisory Council for Southeast Asia,2003-2010;article reviewer, 2003-

Lingua Franca Al-Jami’ah(State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta,Indonesia), member of the Editorial Board, 1/2008-2011

Jurnal Ilmu Kemanusiaan – Journal of the Humanities(SchoolofHumanities, Universiti SainsMalaysia,Penang,Malaysia), article reviewer, 10/2008-

Jurnal Peradaban Melayu – Journal of Malay Civilisation(Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris,Tanjong Malim,Malaysia), member of the Editorial Board, 8/2009-

The Asian Journal of Social Science(NationalUniversityofSingapore), article reviewer, 8/2009-

Kajian Malaysia(Universiti SainsMalaysia), member of the Editorial Board, 12/2009-

Malay Literature(Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka,Kuala Lumpur), member of the Editorial Advisory Board, 7/2010-

Jurnal Pengajian Melayu(AcademyofMalay Studies,UniversityofMalaya), member of the Advisory Board, 3/2011-


Examination Appointments

Fields: Languages and Cultures of Southeast Asia, Asian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, the Media, Politics, Language Education


External Reviewer for positions of Full Professor: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (6/2013), University of Tasmania, Australia (9/2011), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia (9/2009)

External Reviewer for positions of Associate Professor: Universiti Putra Malaysia (8/2012, 6/2013), National Institute of Education, Singapore (8/2011),Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (11/2010-), Universiti Sains Malaysia (8/2010), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia (2013), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (8/2008)

External Reviewer of PhD theses: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (5/2010-), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2002-)

External Examiner of Master theses: Université de La Rochelle, France (2005), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (2002–)

Member of the International Advisory Board, Academy of Malay Studies, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1/2012-

Examiner for the German Research Council (DFG), 5/2010-

Jury Member, International Speech Competition in Malay Language for the Trophy of the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 3/2007, 2/2008, 3/2009

Jury Member, Speech Competition in Malay Language for the Malaysian Independence Day, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Foundation, Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, Kuala Lumpur, 8/2008

External Examiner for Indonesian language exams: University of Economics, Bremen, Germany (2000), University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Five Colleges, University of Massachusetts, USA (12/1998, 5/1999)


Administration Experience

General Faculty Administration

Grant leader (with Frank Schulze-Engler) of the interdisciplinary research project “Africa’s Asian Options” (AFRASO), involving 45 scholars and a budget of 4.6 million Euro

Director, Interdisciplinary Center of East Asian Studies (IZO), Goethe-University of Frankfurt, 12/2010-12/2012, 12/2012-

Chair, Dept. of Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, 10/2009-

Deputy Member, Faculty Council (Fachbereichsrat), Faculty of Languages and Cultures, University of Frankfurt, 2011-

Member, Board of the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 4/2007-9/2009

Member of the Faculty Committee for Structure and Finances, Faculty Council of the Asia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg, 1992-1997, 2003-2005

Visiting Coordinator of the Indonesian Language Program, Department of Modern Languages, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 7/1998-5/1999


Other Professional Activities and Memberships

Deputy Representative of Germany, Board of the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EUROSEAS), 6/2013-

Founding Member, Global Higher Education Network (GHEN), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 12/2011-

Member, Board of the Foundation for the Study of Culture and Religion of Islam (co-funded by the Government of Turkey and the Goethe-University of Frankfurt), 5/2010-

German Association for Asian Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, DGA),Elected Member (one out of six) of the Southeast Asia Council,2003-2010, andElected Reviewer of Finances,2005-2007

Dr. Abdullah-K.-Paetzold-Foundation, Hamburg (supports orphanages and social projects in Western Sumatra, Indonesia). Member of the Board, 2002-present

Member, German Association for Asian Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, DGA)


Other Professional Activities and Memberships

Founding Member, Global Higher Education Network (GHEN), Universiti SainsMalaysia, 12/2011-

Member, Board of the Foundation for the Study of Culture and Religion of Islam (co-funded by the Government of Turkey and the Goethe-University ofFrankfurt), 5/2010-

German Association for Asian Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, DGA),Elected Member (one out of six) of the Southeast Asia Council,2003-2010, andElected Reviewer of Finances,2005-2007

International Research Network on Emotions in East and Southeast Asian Literatures, Head: Prof. Dr. Paolo Santangelo (Sinology, Università degli Studi “L’Orientale”,Naples,Italy), Member, 5/2004-2007

Dr. Abdullah-K.-Paetzold-Foundation,Hamburg(supports orphanages and social projects in Western Sumatra, Indonesia). Member of the Board, 2002-present

Deputy Chairman,HamburgSociety for Austronesian Studies (Hamburger Gesellschaft für Austronesistik, HGA),2001-2007

Member, German Association for Asian Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, DGA)


Honors and Awards

Award (Förderpreis) of the Dr. Hermann Schmitt-Vockenhausen-Foundation, Bad Soden (Germany) for efforts for integration of migrants (10,000 Euro), 2012

Offer Letter for the Appointment as Full Professor and Chair of Southeast Asian Studies I (InsularSoutheast Asia),UniversityofPassau, 7/2010

Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang(Award for Excellent Service), Universiti SainsMalaysia, 4/2009

Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung(Hall of Fame Award), Universiti SainsMalaysia, for excellence in international publications, 3/2008

Hadiah Sanjungan(Merit Award), Universiti SainsMalaysia, for excellence in national publications, 3/2008

Honorary Member (Anggota Kehormatan), Council of Experts (Dewan Pakar), Association of Muslim Intellectuals ofIndonesia(ICMI), European Branch, and Appointed Extraordinary Member, ICMI-World, 8/2005-

             Media report: www.detikinet.com,19 August 2005(http:// jkt1.detikinet.com /index.php/
             detik.read/tahun/2005/bulan/08/tgl/22/time/171159/idnews/426801/idkanal/10)

Shortlisted (second place) for the Full Professorship (Chair) in Southeast Asian Studies (Insular Southeast Asia) at the University of Passau, Germany,5/2004

Appointed Member, Majlis Antarabangsa Bahasa Melayu (International Council for Malay), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Malaysia,2000-2002

Universiti Malaya (Malaysia): 2nd place at International Speech Competition in Malay Language, 1997


Biographical publications about Arndt Graf

Junaidah Ahmad Ghazali.2002. “Arndt W. Graf.” Pelita Bahasa 4, 14

Raja Masittah Raja Ariffin.2001. “Sarjana yang serba boleh [An Excellent Scholar].” Jurnal Dewan Bahasa 1, 9: 59-61


Publications

Monographs

M5. Graf, Arndt. 2010. Bahasa Reformasi. Political Rhetoric in Post-Suharto Indonesia.Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 202 p. (Frankfurter Forschungen zu Südostasien, 6).

M4. Graf, Arndt.2010. Bahasa Melayu dan Jurnal dari MalaysiaBidang Ilmu Kemanusiaan dan Sains Sosial Dalam Indeks Antarabangsa [Malay and Journals from Malaysia from the Humanities and Social Sciences in International Indexes].Penang: Universiti SainsMalaysiaPress, 88 p.

M3. Graf, Arndt. 2008. Bibliografi Retorik Melayu Beranotasi. [Annotated Bibliography of Malay Rhetoric].Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 311 p.

M2. Graf, Arndt. 1998. Indonesische Medienrhetorik. Eine methodologische Fallstudie anhand der Kommentarkolumne "Catatan Pinggir" von Goenawan Mohamad [The Rhetoric of Indonesian Media: A Methodological Case Study of Goenawan Mohamad’s Column “Catatan Pinggir”].Berlin: Reimer,192 p. (Publications of the Department of Indonesian and Pacific Languages of theUniversityofHamburg; 22).

M1.Graf, Arndt. 1995. Der indonesische Regenwald im Prozeß der Entmagisierung. Zum Wandel eines literarischen Topos bei Mochtar Lubis [The Changing Topos of the Indonesian Rain Forest in the Literary Works of Mochtar Lubis]. Münster/Hamburg: Lit, 120 p. (Austronesiana. Studies on Austronesian Southeast Asia and Oceania; 3).

Edited Volumes

EV7. Mohamad Rashidi Pakri and Arndt Graf, eds. 2012. Fiction and Faction in the Malay World. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 260 p.

EV6. Graf, Arndt (Guest Editor): “Trade and Finance in the Malay World”, Special Issue of the Asian Journal of Social Science, 2012 (40).

EV5. Graf, Arndt, Schirin Fathi, and Ludwig Paul, eds. 2011. Orientalism and Conspiracy. Politics and Conspiracy Theory in the Islamic World. Essays in Honour of Sadik J. Al-Azm.London: I.B. Tauris, 257 p. (Library of ModernMiddle EastStudies, 92).

EV4. Graf, Arndt, Susanne Schroeter, and Edwin Wieringa, eds. 2010. Aceh. History, Politics, Culture.Singapore: ISEAS, 386 p.

EV3. Graf, Arndt, Peter Kreuzer, and Rainer Werning, eds. 2009. Conflict in MoroLand: Prospects for Peace.Penang,Malaysia: Universiti SainsMalaysiaPress,229 p.

EV2. Graf, Arndt and Chua Beng-Huat, eds. 2009. Port Cities in Asia and Europe.London;New York: Routledge, 240 p. (Routledge Studies in the Modern History ofAsia)

EV1. Bormann, Annett, Arndt Graf, Michaela Meyer, and Marcus Voss, eds. 1995. Südostasien und Wir. Grundsatzdiskussion und Fachbeiträge. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Südostasien und Ozeanien, Hamburg1993 [Southeast Asiaand Us: Principle Discussion and Contributions from the Disciplines. Conference on Southeast Asiaand Oceania].Münster;Hamburg: Lit, 241 p. (Austronesiana; 1).

Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

A14. Graf, Arndt. 2011. “Rhetoric and Politics at the International Speech Competitions in Malay Language (PABM).” Indonesia and the Malay World 39, 114 (June): 295-316.

A13. Graf, Arndt. 2011. “Beyond 2020. Indonesian and Malay in a New Linguistic World Order.” Kemanusiaan. The Asian Journal for Humanities 18, 1: 77-100 (online: http://web.usm.my/kajh/vol%2018.1.2011/KAJH%2018.1.2011 %205.pdf).

A12. Graf, Arndt. 2010. “Researching the Humorous in Indonesian Islam.” Orient. German Journal for Politics, Economics and Culture of the Middle East  III/51: 36-42 (revised version of C12).

A11. Graf, Arndt. 2010. “Electronic Orientalism? The Afterlife of Syed Hussein Alatas’ ‘The Myth of the Lazy Native’ in Electronic Databases.” New Media and Society 12, 5: 835-854 (online: Online First, 19 Jan. 2010 [DOI: 10.1177/1461444809342739, http://nms.sagepub.com/cgi/rapidpdf/ 1461444809 342739v1.

A10. Graf, Arndt. 2009. “Indexing a Field: the Case of Indonesian and Malaysian Studies.” Rima - Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 43, 2: 191-221.

A9. Graf, Arndt. 2007. “’CyberPram’: Perceptions of the Literary Works of Pramoedya Ananta Toer on the Internet.” Indonesia and the Malay World 35, 103 (Nov.): 293-312.

A8. Graf, Arndt. 2007. “German Works on Malay Culture and Literature since the Nineteenth Century.” Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 80, 2, 293 (Dec.): 51-65.

A7a. Graf, Arndt. 2007. “Classical Malay Persuasion and the Question of Sino-Malay Rhetoric. A Comparative Case Study of 17th Century Letters from Banten (West Java).” Jurnal Persatuan Linguistik [Journal of the Linguistic Society of Malaysia] 8 (April): 21-43.

  • A7b. Extended and revised version: Graf, Arndt. 2011. “’Malay Politeness’ versus ‘Chinese Bluntness?’ Rhetorical Strategies of Historical Letters from West-Java in Comparison.” In Breaking the Bonds: Unravelling the Myths of Southeast Asian Historiography, ed. Volker Grabowsky. Bangkok: River Books, 252-262.

A6. Graf, Arndt. 2003. “Structural Arithmetic Metaphors in the Editorials of Kompas.” Indonesia and the Malay World 31, 90 (July): 190-198.

A5. Graf, Arndt. 2003. “Der deutsche Beitrag zur internationalen Indonesistik der 1990er Jahre: Ein Blick auf die Repräsentation in Excerpta Indonesica [German Contributions to International Indonesian Studies in the 1990s: A Look at the Representation in Excerpta Indonesica].” Asien 86 (Jan.): 20-31.

A5a. Graf, Arndt. 2002. “The Traditional Image of Indonesian Islam in German Newspapers.” Kultur. Indonesian Journal for Muslim Cultures 2, 1: 23-35.

  • A5b. Revised version: “The Traditional Image of Indonesian Islam in German Newspapers.” Südostasien Aktuell 24, 2005: 30-36

A4. Graf, Arndt. 2002. “Strategic Data on International Indonesian Studies in the 1990s.” The Indonesian Quarterly 30, 1: 77-83. (Reprint: In “A Tale of Excerpta Indonesica”, ed. Rahadi S. Karni. Typescript. Leiden, 2002).

A3. Graf, Arndt. 2002. “Konzepte von Mensch, Person und Selbst in Java: eine historische Perspektive [Concepts of Man, Person, and Self in Java: A Historical Perspective].” Asien 82 (Jan.): 22-34.

A2. Graf, Arndt. 1995. “Attitudes Towards the Rain Forest in the Literary Works of Mochtar Lubis.” Indonesia Circle 65 (March): 32-41.

A1. Graf, Arndt. 1995. “Zur Entmagisierung des Regenwaldes in Indonesien. Problemdarstellung und Ver­haltens­modelle im liter­arischen Werk von Mochtar Lubis [The Demystification of the Rain Forest in Indonesia. Representations of the Problem and Possible Solutions in the Literary Work of Mochtar Lubis].” Asien 54 (January): 7-18.

Chapters in Books

C17. Graf, Arndt. 2014. “Yang diulangi dan yang berbeza: imej Sangeetha di internet.” In: Sangeetha dalam Kritikan, ed. Siti Hajar Che Man. Pulau Pinang: Universiti Sains Malaysia, 41-56.

C16. Graf, Arndt. 2013. “Dari warna konkrit ke cahaya abstrak: penggunaan topoi ‘warna’ dan ‘cahaya’ dalam puisi A. Latiff Mohidin.” In: Mengharungi Laut Sastera Melayu. Crossing the Sea of Malay  Literature. A collection of Essays in Honour of Professor V.I. Braginsky, ed. Jelani Harun and Ben Murtagh. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 448-455.

C15. Graf, Arndt. 2012. „Ikon-ikon Malaysia dalam era globalisasi.“ In Media, Komunikasi dan Wacana Globalisasi di Malaysia, ed. Juliana Wahab. Penang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, 41-56.

C14. Graf, Arndt. 2012. “Concepts of Humorous Emotions in Javanese Shadow Theatre.” In Concepts and Categories of Emotion in Asia, ed. Giusi Tamburello. Rome: Carocci, 268-283.

C13. Graf, Arndt. 2011. “'Malay Politeness' versus 'Chinese Bluntness?' Rhetorical Strategies of Historical Letters from West-Java in Comparison." In Breaking the Bonds: Unravelling the Myths of Southeast Asian Historiography, ed. Volker Grabowsky. Bangkok: River Books, 252-262.

C12. Graf, Arndt. 2011. “Humour Among Indonesian Muslims: A Neglected Genre in Malay-Indonesian Studies.” In Rainbows of Malay Literature and Beyond. Festschrift in Honour of Professor Md.Salleh Yaapar, ed. Lalita Sinha.Penang,Malaysia: Universiti Sains Malaysia Press,201-212 (revised version published as A 13).

C11. Graf, Arndt. 2011.“Structural Orientalism, Contested Orientalism, Post-Orientalism: A Case Study of Western Framings of 'Violence in Indonesia'." In Orientlism and Conspiracy: Politics and Conspiracy Theory in the Islamic World. Essays in Honour of Sadik Jalal al-Azm, eds. Arndt Graf, Schirin Fathi, and Ludwig Paul.London: I.B. Tauris, 141-164.

C10. Graf, Arndt. 2010. “Konsep Perpaduan Dalam Sastera Melayu Klasik: Satu Pendekatan Retorik.“ In Kreativiti Minda Melayu dalam Kesusasteraan Tradisional, ed. Harun Daud.Medan(Indonesia): UniversitasSumatraUtara Press, 31-43.

C9.Graf, Arndt.2009. “The Moro Conflict in the Indonesian Muslim Press: Representations in Republika Online.” In Conflict in the Southern Philippines. Prospects for Peace?, eds. Arndt Graf, Peter Kreuzer, and Rainer Werning.Penang,Malaysia: Universiti SainsMalaysiaPress,105-14.

C8. Graf, Arndt. 2009.„Die Medien in Indonesien [The Media inIndonesia].” In Internationales Handbuch Medien 2008/9 [International Media Handbook 2008/9], ed. Hans-Bredow-Institut für Medienforschung an der UniversitätHamburg. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 916-926.

C7. Graf, Arndt. 2009. “Marketing a City-state:HamburgandSingaporein Comparison.” In Port Cities: Asian and European Transformations, eds. Arndt Graf and Chua Beng-Huat.London;New York: Routledge, 176-89.

C6. Graf, Arndt. 2007. “Konzepte von Frau und Familie in der indonesischen Politik [Concepts of Women and Family in Indonesian Politics].”In Auf anderen Wegen? Bemerkenswerte Frauen in Ost- und Südostasien [In Other Ways? Remarkable Women in East and Southeast Asia], eds.Dorothee Schaab-Hanke and Judit Árokay.Gossenberg: Ostasien-Verlag, 226-242. (Hamburger Sinologische Schriften; 10).

C5. Graf, Arndt. 2004. „Das indonesische Mediensystem [The Indonesian Media System].” Internationales Handbuch Medien 2004/2005 [International Media Handbook 2004/2005], ed.Hans-Bredow-Institut für Medienforschung an der UniversitätHamburg. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 882-890.

C4. Graf, Arndt. 2002. “Malaio-indonesische Rhetorik [Malayo-Indonesian Rhetoric].” Rhetorik. Ein internationales Jahrbuch [Rhetoric. An International Yearbook].2001/2002: 157-171.

C3. Graf, Arndt. 1998. “Demokratisierung und Blockaden in In­donesien. Die Presseverbote von 1994 im Kontext des Machtkampfes um die Nach­folge Soehartos [Democratization and its Blockades in Indo­nesia.The Press Crack-down of 1994 in the Context of the Power-struggle for the Succes­sion of Suharto].” In Blockierte De­mokratien in der Dritten Welt [Blocked Democracies in the Third World], eds. Gunter Schubert and Rainer Tetzlaff.Hamburg: Leske and Budrich, 333-365.

C2. Graf, Arndt. 1998. „Texttheoretische und meth­odologische Fragen der indonesischen Medienrhetorik. Eine exem­plarische Unter­suchung der Kommentarkolumne 'Catatan Pinggir' von Goenawan Mohamad [Theoretical and Methodological Questions of Indonesian Media Rhetorics: a Case Study of the Column ‘Catatan Pinggir’ by Goenawan Mohamad].” In Vom altjavanischen Tempel zum Internet. Beiträge der Stu­dentischen Arbeitstagung zu Südostasien und Ozeanien 1996 in Köln, eds. Kirsten Lut­ter and Patrick Ziegenhain. Köln: Fachschaft Malaiologie, Universität zu Köln, 99-110.

C1. Graf, Arndt. 1995. „Indonesien: Schrittweise Liberalisierung [Indonesia: Gradual Liberalization].” In Zugang in Südostasien [Access in Southeast Asia], eds. K.-A. Pretzell and W. Herrmann. Münster; Hamburg: Lit, 39-46 (APIA-Publications; 1).

Smaller Publications

SP78. Graf, Arndt. 2012. “R. Michael Feener, Patrick Daly, Anthony Reid, eds.: Mapping the Acehnese Past (review)”, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 55, 187-188.

SP77. Graf, Arndt. 2012. “Introduction: Trade and Finance in the Malay World. Indigenous Histories Revisited.” Asian Journal of Social Science 40, 3-5.

SP76. Graf, Arndt, Schirin Fathi, and Ludwig Paul. 2010. “Preface“. InOrientalism and Conspiracy. Essays in Honour of Sadik al-Azm, eds. Arndt Graf, Schirin Fathi, and Ludwig Paul.London: I.B. Tauris, iii-iv.

SP75. Graf, Arndt. 2010.“Jonathan Woodier: The Media and Political Change InSoutheast Asia. Karaoke Culture and the Evolution of Personality Politics.” Asien 114-115 (April), 160-161.

SP74. Graf, Arndt, Susanne Schroeter, and Edwin Wieringa. 2010. “Preface”. InAceh, History, Politics, Culture,eds. Arndt Graf, Susanne Schroeter, and Edwin Wieringa.Singapore: ISEAS, ix-xi.

SP73. Graf, Arndt, Peter Kreuzer, and Rainer Werning. 2009. “Preface“. InPeace in Moro-Land? Multiple Perspectives on the Conflict in the Southern Philippines, eds. Arndt Graf, Peter Kreuzer, and Rainer Werning.Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia Press,v-vi.

SP72. Graf, Arndt and Chua Beng-Huat. 2009. “Preface”. InPort Cities. Asian and European Transformations,eds.Arndt Graf and Chua Beng-Huat.London;New York: Routledge, 1-5.

SP71. Graf, Arndt. 2007.„Religiöser Wandel und Krisenerfahrung: Tendenzen der islamischen Buchproduktion in Indonesien seit 1945 [Religious Change and the Experience of Crisis: Tendencies of the Islamic Book Production inIndonesiaSince 1945].” Asien 104 (July): 153-166.

SP70. Graf, Arndt. 2007. “’Takkan Melayu hilang di dunia’: Malaysian-German Literary Exchange Before and After 1957.” In 50 Years of Malaysian-German Relations, ed. Herbert D. Jess.Kuala Lumpur: Embassy of theFederalRepublicofGermany, 219-220.

SP69. Graf, Arndt. 2006.“Debates on the Danish Cartoon Affair in IslamicSoutheast Asia.” Asien 101 (Oct.): 65-73.

SP68. Graf, Arndt. 2005. “Islamischer Humor in Indonesien – eine kleine Einführung [Islamic Humour in Indonesia – a Short Introduction].” In Lachen mit Gus Dur. Islamischer Humor aus Indonesien [Laughing with Gus Dur. Islamic Humour from Indonesia], eds.Arndt Graf and Johanna Pangestian-Harahap.Bandung,Indonesia: Mizan, 7-17.

SP67.Graf, Arndt. 2003. “Hamburg und Singapur: zwei Stadtstaaten im Vergleich [Hamburg and Singapore: Two City-States in Comparison].“Hamburger China-Notizen21 (Jan. 12), http://www.stumpfeldt.de/hcn21/ch.html.

SP66. Graf, Arndt. 2003. “Humour in Indonesian Politics: a Case Study of the Political Marketing of Gus Dur.” IIAS Newsletter 31: 16. - Online edition: http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/31/index.html. -Reprint: On the official website of the former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid, http://www.gusdur.net/ english/ index.php?option=com_ content&task=view&id=670&Itemid=42 (accessedApril 20, 2006).

SP65. Graf, Arndt. 2003. “Publication Trends in International Indonesian Studies: The Asia-Pacific Region as New Gravita­tion Centre.” IIAS Newsletter 30: 26. - Online edition: http://www.iias.nl/?q=newsletter-30 (accessedApril 20, 2006).

SP64. Graf, Arndt. 2002. “80 tahun pengajaran Bahasa Melayu di UniversitiHamburg, Jerman” [80 Years of Teaching Malay at the University of Hamburg, Germany].” Dewan Bahasa 2, 5 (March 2002): 18-20.

SP63. Graf, Arndt. Graf, Arndt. 1999. “Vom Leid zur Unabhängigkeit?Ein Blick auf die Geschichte Osttimors [From Suffering toIndependence: A Look at the History of East Timor].“Kommune. Forum für Politik, Ökonomie, Kultur10 (Oct.): 16-20.

SP62. Graf, Arndt. 1998. “85 Years of Southeast Asian Studies inHamburg.” IIAS Newsletter 16. -  Online edition: http://www.iias.nl/iiasn/16/regions/sea3.html(accessedApril 20, 2006).

SP61.Annett Bormann; Arndt Graf; Michaela Meyer; Markus Voss. 1995. „Vorwort [Preface].“In Südostasien und Wir. Grundsatzdiskussion und Fachbeiträge. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Südostasien und Ozeanien [Southeast Asiaand Us: Principle Discussion and Contributions from the Disciplines. Con­ference on Southeast Asiaand Oceania], eds. Annett Bormann, Arndt Graf, Michaeala Meyer and MarcusVoss. Münster;Hamburg: Lit, xi-xii (Austronesiana; 1).

SP46-60. Graf, Arndt. 1995-2000. Entries for various editions of theJahrbuch der Brockhaus-Enzyklopädie[Yearbook of the Brockhaus Encyclopedia]: “Indonesien [Indonesia]“ (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001), “Osttimor [East Timor]“ (1999, 2000, 2001), “Molukken-Konflikt [Moluccas Conflict]“(2000), “Jolo-Konflikt [Jolo Conflict]“ (2000), “Singapur [Singapore]“ (2000, 2001).

SP45. Graf, Arndt. 1995. „Zum Verlauf der Grund­satzdiskussion über Selbstverständnis und gesellschaftli­che Funktionen der Südost­asienwissen­schaften [Self-image and Social Functions of South­east Asian Studies].“ In Südostasien und Wir. Grundsatzdiskussion und Fachbeiträge. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Südostasien und Ozeanien [Southeast Asia and Us: Principle Discussion and Contributions from the Disciplines. Con­ference on Southeast Asiaand Oceania], eds. Annett Bormann, Arndt Graf, Michaeala Meyer and MarcusVoss. Münster;Hamburg: Lit, 17-20 (Austronesiana; 1).

SP40-44. Graf, Arndt. 1995. Entries for theBrockhaus-Enzyklopädie[Brockhaus Encyclopedia]:“Indonesien [Indonesia]“, “Malaysia“, “MNLF (Moro National Liberation Front)“, “Philippinen [Philippines]“, “Singapur [Singapore]“, “Timor“.

SP1-39. Graf, Arndt. 1992-. 39 books reviews and conference reports in Asien, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Der Islam, Indonesia, Indonesia Circle,Internationales Asienforum, Kemanusian. The Asian Journal of Humanities etc. (detailed list available).

Unpublished Manuscript

UM1. “Einführung in die Bahasa Indonesia. Deutscher Begleitkurs zum Lehrbuch von Yohanni Johns: Bahasa Indonesia: A New Approach [Introduction to Bahasa Indonesia. A Ger­man-language Companion to Yohanni Yohns’ Bahasa Indonesia: A New Approach].” 124 p. (1995).

Translations

T3. Zakaria Ali. 2010. Der Damm [Empangan]. Transl. Arndt Graf. Kuala Lumpur:Institut Terjemahan Negara Malaysia, 178 p.

T2. Graf, Arndt, andMd.Salleh Yaapar. 2009. Sajak-sajak Daripada Diwan Barat-Timur. Terjemahan Melayu dari karya Johann Wolfgang von Goethe [Poems from the West-Eastern Divan. A Malay Translation of the Work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe],Kuala Lumpur: Institut Terjemahan NegaraMalaysiain cooperation with the Goethe-Institute Malaysia, 118 p.

T1. Graf, Arndt, and Johanna Pangestian-Harahap, eds. 2005.Lachen mit Gus Dur. Islamischer Humor aus Indonesien[Laughing with Gus Dur.Islamic Humor fromIndonesia],Bandung(Indonesia): Mizan, 92 p.


Conference Papers

  • 1. Invited Single Lectures and Keynote Addresses

IL23.“Southeast Asian Studies in the Era of a New Dialogue between Asia and Africa”, General Lecture (Syarahan Umum), Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, 11 Sept. 2012

“Perceptions of Islam in Europe: Between Islamophilia and Islamophobia”, Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 8 March 2013

“Pengajian Melayu di Eropah: Perkembangan dan perubahan (Malay Studies in Europe: Developments and changes), Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, 15 March 2013

“Malaysia di tengah arus globalisasi: Peluang baru untuk penterjemah (Malaysia amidst the currents of globalization: New opportunities for translators”, General Lecture (Syarahan Tokoh), Malaysian Translators Association and Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 17 March 2013

“International Malay Studies: Past, present, future”, Keynote, International Seminar on Malay Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 30 March 2013

IL22.“Buku Diwan Barat-Timur penyair Goethe: Makna, isi dan konteksnya” (Goethe’s West-Eastern Diwan: Meaning, content and context)”, Centre for Islamic Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 1 April 2013

IL22. “Peluang bahasa Indonesia sebagai bahasa ilmu dan ekonomi antarabangsa (Chances of Indonesian of becoming an international scientific and economic language)”, keynote at the International Seminar Bahasa, Sastra dan Budaya Nusantara, Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof. Hamka, Jakarta, 16 Feb. 2012 (in Indonesian), also read as single lecture at the invitation of the rector at Universitas Muhammamadiyah Bengkulu, 14 Feb. 2012 and at Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau, 17 Feb. 2012, as well as single lecture at the invitation of the Director of the National Agency for Language and Literature (Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24 Feb. 2012.

IL20. “Indexing a Field: The Case of Malaysian and Indonesian Studies”, Lecture (Syarahan) at the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti SainsMalaysia,11 Sept. 2009(in Malay).

IL19. “Senario masa depan Bahasa Indonesia sebagai bahasa ilmu dan ekonomi antarabangsa [Scenarios for the Future of Indonesian as International Language of Science and the Economy]”, Kuliah Umum [General Lecture] at the invitation of the Rector, Universitas Karo (Universitas Quality), Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 5 June 2009 (in Indonesian).

IL18. “Beyond 2020: Scenarios for the Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages”, Keynote Address at the International Conference on Languages, Universiti TeknologiMalaysiaMARA (UiTM),Penang,27 May 2009.

IL17. “Pengantarabangsaan Bahasa Melayu sebagai bahasa ilmiah [Internationalizing Malay as Scholarly Language]”, Keynote Address at the International Seminar on Malay, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 1 Dec. 2008 (in Malay).

IL16. “Bahasa Melayu sebagai bahasa ilmu antarabangsa [Malay as International Scholarly Language]”, Syarahan Umum [General Lecture] on the invitation of the Vice Chancellor, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 28 March 2008 (in Malay).

IL15. “Imej pekerja Indonesia di Malaysia dalam media massa Indonesia dan Malaysia [The Image of Indonesian Workers in Malaysia in the Indonesian and Malaysian Mass Media]”, keynote paper at the workshop Indonesian Workers in Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Penang, Malaysia), 3 May 2007 (in Indonesian). – Extended version read as keynote paper at the seminar Indonesia dalam Pandangan Pers Malaysia [Indonesia in the Perspective of Malaysian Media], organized by the Organization of Indonesian Students from North Sumatra (IPAMSU) and the Malaysian Representation of the Indonesian Partai Demokrat (party of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono), Kuala Lumpur, 12 May 2007.

IL13. “Debates on the Danish Cartoon Affair in IslamicSoutheast Asia”, Lecture Series Islam Studies Seminar,University of Copenhagen(Denmark), April 2006.

IL12. “International Indonesian Studies in the 1990s:MultipleCenters, Remarkable Shifts”, Keynote Address at the conference SKET 1 (International Seminar, Conference, and Exhibition on the Techno­logy and Po­licy of Indonesian Resource Utilization),University of Hamburg,20 Sept. 2002 (key­note paper).

IL11. “A New Keywords Approach to the Study of Indonesian Political Language”, Southeast Asian Studies Programme,National University of Singapore, 04 Sept.2002

IL10. “Hubungan pusat-daerah di Jerman [The Relations between thePoliticalCenterand the States inGermany],” Academic Council of theProvince of North Sumatra, Medan,Indonesia,2 Sept. 2002(in Indonesian).

IL9. “Mempelajari pengalaman Jerman menjadi negara demokratis [Studying the German Experience on the Way to Democracy],” Universitas Negeri Medan,Indonesia,2 Sept. 2002(in Indonesian).

IL8. “Bahasa dan sastera Melayu: Bangkitnya pusat pengajiannya di kawasan Asia-Pasifik [The Rise of Research Centers on Malay Language and Literature in the Asia-Pacific Region]”, Lecture Series Ceramah Bahasa (Talks on Language), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lum­pur (Malaysia), 27 August 2002 (in Malay)

IL7. “80 tahun pengajaran Bahasa Melayu di UniversitiHamburg, Jerman [80 Years of Teaching Malay at the University of Hamburg, Germany]”, Lecture Series Ceramah Bahasa (Talks on Language), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka,Kuala Lumpur(Malaysia),14 March 2002(in Malay)

IL6. “Media dan pemasaran politik di Indonesia [The Media and Political Marketing in Indonesia]”, State Institute for Islamic Studies (Institut Agama Islam Negeri) Syarif Hi­dayatul­lah, Jakarta, 7 March 2002 (in Indonesian).

IL5. “Beberapa aspek retorika politik Indonesia pasca-Suharto [Aspects of Political Rhetoric in Indonesia after Suharto],” Guest Lecture at the Indone­sian Summer School of the North-American Consortium for the Teaching of Indone­sian and Malay (COTIM), Manado, North-Sulawesi, Indonesia, August 2001 (in Indo­nesian).

IL4. „Südostasien - der große Sprung nach vorn?Die Tiger-Länder nach der Finanzkrise [South­east Asia: the Great Jump Ahead? The Tiger Countries after the Financial Crisis],” Fo­rum für Entwicklungspolitik [Forum for Development Politics],UniversityofGöttingen, 2000.

IL3. „Yogyakarta: Vergangenheit und Gegenwart [Yogyakarta– Past and Present]”, Academic Paper at the occasion of the exhibition onYogyakartain theMuseumofAnthropology,Hamburg, in presence of the Sultan of Yogyakarta, 2000.

IL2. “Methodological Issues in Indonesian Media Studies“, Dept. of Modern Languages,Cor­nellUniversity, 1999.

IL1. “Commenting on the Father Figure in New Order Indonesia: A Case study of Gunawan Mohamad’s Magazine Column ‘Catatan Pinggir,’” Southeast Asia Program, Cornell Uni­versity, 15.4.1999.

2. International Conferences

IC23. “Fukushima and the Muslim anti-nuclear movement in Indonesia”, international conference Comparing Fukushima and Chernobyl: Social and Cultural Dimensions of the Two Nuclear Catastrophes, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, 9 March 2012.

IC22. “Teaching Indonesian inEurope: The Case ofGermany”, National Colloquium on the Future of Indonesian in AustralianUniversities,Murdoch University,Australia, 9-11 February 2011.

IC21. “Paradigma baru dalam sistem pembelajaran di Jerman [New Paradigms in the Educational System inGermany]”, International Seminar New Paradigms in Education, Universitas Negeri Medan, Berastagi,North Sumatra,6 June 2009(in Indonesian).

IC20. “Overcoming Islamophobia on the Road to World Peace: The Case ofEurope”, 3rdInternational Conference of Islamic Scholars: PeaceBuildingand Conflict Prevention in the Muslim World, Central Board of Nahdlatul Ulama,Jakarta(Indonesia), 29 July –1 August 2008.

IC19. “High-profile Weddings in the Malaysian Media: Non-emotion Terms for the Expression of Emotions”, International Convention of AsiaScholars 5,Kuala Lumpur(Malaysia),2 August 2007.

IC18.“Electronic Orientalism? The Afterlife of Syed Hussein Alatas’ ‘The Myth of the Lazy Native’ in Electronic Databases”, international seminar The Myth of the Lazy Native Revisited. Seminar in Honour of Syed Hussein Alatas, Universiti SainsMalaysia,30 July 2007.

IC17. “Tengku Menteri Ngah Ibrahim dan Perang Perak (1875-76) dalam persepsi media antara­bangsa [Tengku Menteri Ngah Ibrahim and the Perak War (1875-76) in the Perception of International Media]”, International Seminar in Honour of Tengku Menteri Ngah Ibra­him, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Tanjong Malim (Perak, Malaysia), 31 March 2007 (in Malay).

IC16. “Some preliminary remarks on Sino-Malay rhetoric: A case study of early letter rhetoric from Banten (West-Java), ca. 1675,” International Conference 150 Years of Asian-African Studies in the Universities of St. Petersburg, Russia, Europe, State University of St. Petersburg (Rus­sia), April 2006.

IC15. “Structural Orientalism, Contested Orientalism, Post-Orientalism: A Case Study of Western Framings of ‘Violence inIndonesia’,” International Conference Orientalism and Conspiracy. Workshop in Honor of Sadik al-Azm,Hamburg, June 2005.

IC14. “Bodily Representations of Manifestations and Dispositions of Humour in Javanese Shadow Theatre,” International Conference Manifestations of Emotions and Dispositions in Chinese and East Asian Sources, Università degli Studi “L’Orientale”, Naples (Italy), May 2005.

IC13. “Marketing a City-State:HamburgandSingaporein Comparison,” Asia-Europe Founda­tion (ASEF)WorkshopPortCitiesand CityStatesin Asiaand Europe,UniversityofHam­burg, Nov. 2004.

IC12. “Islamic Humour inIndonesia: A Neglected Genre in Malayo-Indonesian Studies,” International Conference Scholarship in Malay World Studies. Looking Forward, Striding Ahead,Leiden(TheNetherlands), August 2004.

IC11. “Humor Islam dariIndonesia: sebuah proyek terjemahan [Islamic Humour fromIndone­sia: a Translation Project],” International Workshop Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia[Indonesian Language and Literature],UniversityofFrankfurt, June 2004 (in Indonesian).

IC10. “Humour and reformasi: A Case Study of President Wahid’s first Performance in a Variety Show,” Fellows Seminar of the International Institute for Asian Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 2003.

IC9. “Kajian retorik Me­layu: beberapa trend penyelidikan sejak tahun 1960an [Studies on Malay Rhetoric: some Research Trends since the 1960s],” International Colloquium on Malay Lan­guage and Cul­ture, organized by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Malaysia) and Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 31 Oct. 2002 (in Indonesian).

IC8. “Pembinaan bahan ajar sastera dalam pengajaran bahasa Melayu: pengalaman Universiti Hamburg, Jerman [On Using Literature in Teaching Malay: The Experience of the University of Hamburg, Ger­many],” International Seminar on the Teaching of Malay as a Se­cond Language (Seminar Antarabangsa Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu untuk Penutur Asing), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 7 August 2002.

IC7. “Wilhelm von Humboldt’s Work on the kawi Language of Java (1836-1839): an Early Combi­nation of Linguistic and Area Studies Approaches,” International Colloquium German-speaking Scholar­ship and the Malay World: Exploring an Empirical Tradition, Institute for Malay Culture and Civilization (ATMA) of the National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, 11 March 2002.

IC6. “Structural Arithmetic Metaphors in the Editorials of Kompas,” Third Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Studies (EUROSEAS),London,9 September 2001.

IC5. “Political Rhetoric in post-Suharto Indonesia: A Case Study,” Workshop Problems of Cul­ural Interaction between Germany, Russia, and the Afro-Asian World of the Fa­culty for Ori­ental Studies of the State University of St. Petersburg (Russia) and the Asia-Africa-Insti­tute of the University of Hamburg, in St. Petersburg (Russia), 4 September 2001.

IC4. “’We-group’ and ‘Outsiders’ in the Political Discourse of post-Suharto-Indonesia: A Case Study of the Rhetoric of Amien Rais,” The Fifth International Symposium on Ma­lay/Indonesian Linguistics, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,Leipzig, June 2001.

IC3. “Pengajaran Bahasa Indonesia dalam konteks penelitian bahasa dan sastra: pengalaman dan tradisi Lembaga Sastra Indonesia Universitas Hamburg [Teaching Bahasa Indonesia in a Context of Linguistic and Literary Research: the Experience and Tradition of the Institute for Indonesian Literature of the University of Hamburg]”, International Symposium for the Promotion and Improvement of Ba­hasa Indonesia in Europe, University of Passau, Ger­many,1997 (in Indonesian).

IC2. Panel Discussant of the presentation by Helga Blazy on Subagyo Sastrowar­doyo, First Con­ference of the European Association for South-East Asian Studies (EURO­SEAS),Leiden(The Netherlands), 1995.

IC1. “Attitudes towards the Rain Forest in the Literary Works of Mochtar Lubis“, 9thEuropean Colloquium on Indonesian and Malay Studies (ECIMS),Hull(U.K.), 1993.

3. National and University-level Seminars

NU23.„Malaysische Wissenschaftspolitik zwischen Exzellenzinitiative und Blue-Ocean-Strategie [The Politics of Malaysian Higher Education between the Initiative for Excellence and a Blue-Ocean-Strategy]”,University of Passau,Germany,13 June 2009.

NU22. “Internationalizing Publications in Indexed Journals: The Case of Malaysian and Indonesian Studies”, Persidangan Kebangsaan Penerbitan Ilmiah [National Conference on Scholarly Publishing], Majlis Penerbit IlmiahMalaysia[National Council of Academic Publishing Houses],Kuala Lumpur, 18 April 2009.

NU21. “Konsep perpaduan dalam sastera Melayu klasik: satu pendekatan retorik[Concepts of unity in classical Malay literature: A rhetorical approach]”, National Seminar on Traditional Literature, Institute for Malay World and Civilization (ATMA), National University of Malaysia, 17 Dec. 2008 (in Malay).

  • Media report: Berita Harian,15 Jan. 2009, p. 18.

NU20. „Reden wie die Malaien: Rhetorik und Politik bei den internationalen Redenmeisterschaften in malaiischer Sprache [Giving Speeches like the Malays: Rhetoric and Politics at the International Speech Competitions in Malay Language], University of frankfurt, Germany, 1 Sept. 2009.

NU19.“Debat Kesusasteraan Dunia: VersiMalaysia[Debating World Literature: The Malaysian Version], seminar Bicara Karya Sastera [Discussing Literary Works],Penang, Universiti SainsMalaysia,28 Dec. 2007(in Malay).

NU18. “Satu pertemuan Melayu-Cina dalam puisi: Muhammad Haji Salleh dan Lee Tzu Pheng [A Malay-Chinese Encounter in Poetry: Muhammad Haji Salleh and Lee Tzu Pheng]”, seminar Sastera dan Perpaduan [Literature and Inter-Ethnic Cohesion], Kuala Perlis, Universiti Malaysia Perlis,26 Oct. 2007(in Malay).

NU17. “Dari warna konkrit ke cahaya abstrak: Penggunaan topoi ‘warna’ dan ‘cahaya’ dalam puisi Abdul Latiff Mohidin [From Concrete Colour to Abstract Light: The Use of the Topoi ‘Colour’ and ‘Light” in the Poetry of Abdul Latiff Mohidin]’, seminar Dari Warna ke Bahasa: Lukisan dan Puisi A. Latiff Mohidin [From Colour to Language: Paintings and Poetry of A. Latiff Mohidin], Universiti Sains Malaysia (Penang, Malaysia), 1 Sept. 2007 (in Malay).

NU16. “Malaysian Icons in the Era of Globalization: the Visibility of Malaysian States, Territories, and Areas on the Internet”, workshop Globalization and Mass Media in Malaysia, School of Communication, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Port Dickson, Malaysia), 26 May 2007.

NU15. „Religiöse Diskurse und Krisenerfahrungen in Indonesien seit 1945 [Religious Discourse and the Experience of Crisis inIndonesiasince 1945]”, University ofBonn(Germany), June 2006.

NU14. “The Second Life of Manuscripts: Malay Manuscripts Online”, Lecture Series Manuscript Cultures in Asiaand Africa,UniversityofHamburg, May 2006 (in German).

NU13. „Die Rache Gottes an der Moderne? Gründe und Hintergründe für die religiöse Erneuerung in Südostasien [The Revenge of God at Modernity?Reasons and Backgrounds for the Reli­gious Revival in Southeast Asia],” Workshop Religiöser Extremismus in Südostasien [Religious Extremism in Southeast Asia], organized by the BMW Foundation and the Dept. of Political Science of the University of Freiburg, Munich, Nov. 2005.

NU12. „Jihad oder Separatismus? Der Moro-Konflikt in den Süd-Philippinen in den politischen Dis­kursen Indonesiens und Malaysias [Jihad or Separatism?The Moro Conflict in theSouthern Philippinesin the Political Discourse of Indonesia andMalaysia],” Workshop Jihad im Moro-Land? Interdisziplinäre Annä­herungen an den Konflikt in den Süd-Philippinen [Jihad in Moro Land? Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Conflict in the Southern Philippines], Dept. of Political Science,UniversityofGöttingen, July 2005.

NU11. „Politischer Islam in einer multikulturellen Gesellschaft: die indonesische Erfahrung [Political Islam in a Multicultural Society: the Indonesian experience],” Conference Re­ligion, Power, Politics,UniversityofMarburg, Dec. 2004.

NU10. “Political Marketing inIndonesiaafter Suharto,” School of Humanities, Universiti SainsMalaysia,Penang(Malaysia), Sept. 2004 (in Malay).

NU9. “Jihad in Moro-Land: Indonesian and Malaysian Perceptions of the Conflict in theSouthern Philippines,”UniversityofPassau, May 2004.

NU8. “Hamburg– Singapur: Zwei Stadtstaaten im Vergleich [Hamburg–Singapore: Two City-States in Comparison],” Workshop Hamburg and the Greater China, in honour of Prof. Dr. Bernd Eberstein,UniversityofHamburg,18 Oct. 2002.

NU7. „Islam und Demokratisierung in Indonesien: eine Einführung in die Entwicklung der analy­tischen Modelle [Islam and Democratization inIndonesia: an Introduction into the Development of Analytical Models]”, Lecture Series Islam in Indonesien (Islam in Indone­sia),UniversityofHamburg,23 April 2002

NU6. „Frau und Familie in der indonesischen Politik [Concepts of women and family in Indonesian politics]”, Lecture Series Bemerkenswerte Frauen in Asien [Remarkable Women in Asia], Asien-Afrika Institut, Universität Hamburg, Januar 2001.

NU5. „Ortungen im indonesischen Demokratisierungsprozess [Orientations in the Indonesian De­mocratization Process]”, Lecture Series Globali­s­ierung in Asien [Globalization in Asia],UniversityofHamburg, 2000.

NU4. „Konzepte von Mensch, Person und Selbst in der kejawen-Tradition Javas [Concepts of Man, Person and Self in the Kejawen Tradition of Java]”, Lecture Series Mensch-Person-Selbst: Interkulturelle Perspektiven [Man – Person – Self: Intercultural Perspectives], Institute of Philosophy,University of Karlsruhe,Germany, 2000.

NU3. “Text- und Kontextanalyse in der indonesischen Medienrhetorik - For­schungsansatz und Fall­beispiel[Theoretical and Methodological Questions of the Rhetorics of Indonesian Media: Theoretical Approach and Case Study]”, Conference of Young German Southeast Asianists and Oceanists,University of Cologne,Ger­many, 1996.

NU2. „Indonesien nach Soeharto: Ethnisch-religiöse Polarisierung, Kontinui­tät oder Demokrati­sie­rung?[Indonesiaafter Suharto: Ethnic-religious Polarization, Continuity, or Democratiza­tion?]”, conferenceBlockierte Demokratien in der Dritten Welt[Blocked Democracies in the Third World],ResearchCenterof the Protestant Churches ofGermany,Hei­delberg, 1995.

NU1. „Demokratie und Massenmedien. Ein Portfolioansatz der Märkte für soziales und kulturel­les Kapital [Democracy and the Mass Media.A Portfolio Approach for the Markets of Social and Cultural Capital]”, seminar Media: More Market, Less Truth [Medien: Mehr Markt - weniger Wahrheit],Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation,Hamburg, 1995.


Teaching Experience

Didactic training

Participation in the new voluntary Supplementary Study Program “Pedagogical Qualifica­tions for Academia and Adult Education” (Lehrqualifikation für Wissenschaft und Weiter­bildung), Inter­disciplinary Center for University Didactics, University of Hamburg, 1997, 1999-2002. Certified.

Participation in the following courses:

Course Title

Training Hours

Term

Practical supervision and seminar

56

Winter 2001/2002

Introduction into Theme-Centered Interaction (TZI)

28

Winter 2001/02

Foundations of hypermedia learning systems for tertiary level teaching

28

Summer 2001

Presence, charisma, and rhetorical competence

28

Summer 2001

Dealing with planning constraints – Time management from a subjective perspective

28

Winter 2000/01

Supervision for university lecturers. Conceptual and practical aspects for professional self-reflexion

28

Winter 2000/01

Methods of group-work

28

Winter 2000/01

Workshop on planning processes

28

Winter 2000/01

Moderation and group leadership

28

Summer 2000

Simulation and role games

28

Summer 2000

Micro-Teaching – Didactic Exercices

28

Winter 1997/98

Total Hours

336

 


Theses supervised

24. Saiful Akmal: “The Political Discourse in Post-Tsunami Aceh: A Case Study of the GAM Leaders”, PhD thesis in Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Frankfurt (DAAD-Aceh Scholarship for Excellence), 2010-

23. Muninggar Sri Saraswati: “The roles of journalists in transformation: The experience of Indonesia”, MA thesis in Political Science, Inst. of Political Science, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2008.

22. Rusmawati Binti Abdullah: “Pola dan trend iklan dalam akhbar Melayu: Kajian kes akhbar Utusan Malaysia [Patterns and trends in newspaper advertising: A case study of the daily Utusan Malaysia]”, MA thesis in Persuasive Communication, School of Communication, Universiti Sains Malaysia (second supervisor), 2007-.

21. Syafruddin Pohan: “Analisis kritis berita pro dan kontra pembentukan provinsi Tapanuli dalam koran akhbar Sinar Indonesia Baru dan Waspada di kota Medan [Forming the new province of Tapanuli: A critical analysis of the coverage in the newspapers Sinar Indonesia Baru and Waspada in Medan]”, PhD thesis in Persuasive Communication School of Communication, Universiti Sains Malaysia (second supervisor), 2007-.

20. Ros Anita Kartini Mohamed: “Unsur sejarah dalam puisi-puisi Zurinah Hassan:Satu bacaan pascakolonial [Elements of history in the poetry of Zurinah Hassan: A post-colonial reading]”, MA thesis in Malay Literature, Universiti Sains Malaysia (first supervisor), 2008.

19. Noor Azlina Binti Rosli: “Legenda Puteri Gunung Ledang: Suatu kajian berdasarkan sumber lisan [The legend of Puteri Gunung Ledang: An analysis of oral sources]”, MA thesis in Malay Literature, Universiti Sains Malaysia (first supervisor), 2008.

18. Ramon Guillermo: “’Das Erloeschen der Natur’: European revolutionary discourse in 19th century Tagalog translation. A study of Jose Rizal’s translation of Friedrich Schiller’s ‘Wilhelm Tell’”. PhD thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2006.

17. Jan Budweg: “Vergleich genrespezifischer Inhalte interkultureller Ratgeberbücher zu Indonesien [A comparison of genre-specific contents of intercultural advice books on Indonesia]”, MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2006.

16. Frank Kurschus: “Promoting Paradise: Die Web-Auftritte der Nationalen Tourismusorganisationen Indonesiens und Malaysias im Vergleich [Promoting paradise: The web presentations of the national tourism agencies of Indonesia and Malaysia in comparison]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2006.

15. Katharina Nagel: “Zur Batakschen Kultur im Umbruch von 1880-1908 aus Sicht des Missionars Ludwig Hanstein (1853-1929) [The transformation of the Batak culture, 1880 – 1908: Views of the missionary Ludwig Hanstein (1853-1929)]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2006.

14. Sri Laksmi Indira Padma: “Die Landeskundevermittlung im Indonesisch-Lehrwerk “Learn Indonesian” von McGarry und Sumaryono 19818/19732. [The area studies content in the Indonesian textbook ‘Learn Indone­sian’ by McGarry and Sumaryono (19818/19732)]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, Univer­sity of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2006.

13. Joko Mirwan Muslimin: “Islamic Law and Social Change: A Comparative Study of the Institutionalization and Codification of Islamic Family Law in the Nation-States Egypt and Indonesia (1950-1995)”, PhD thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2005.

12. Nicole Klitzsch: “Zwischen Djihadismus und Verhandlungstisch. Politische Strategien der muslimischen Minderheit in den Südphilippinen [Between Jihadism and negotiation table: Political strategies of the Muslim mi­nority in the Southern Philippines]”. MA thesis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (first supervisor). – Manuscript published as book by the In­stitute of Asian Af­fairs, Hamburg, 2005.

11. Martina Vatterodt: “Armutsorientiertes Krisenmanagement: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Politik am Beispiel Indonesiens während der Asienkrise [Poverty-oriented crisis management: Possibilities and limits of politics at the example of Indonesia during the ‘Asia Crisis’]”. MA thesis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (first supervisor), 2005.

10. Florian Noto: “Politische Antworten auf die Haze-Problematik in Indonesien. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen nationaler Politik [Political answers to the haze problem in Indonesia. Possibilities and limits of na­tional politics]”. MA thesis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (first su­pervisor), 2005.

9. Heike Winkler: “IWF versus nationalstaatliche Souveränität? Eine exemplarische Untersuchung der Demokratisierungsperiode in Indonesien, 1997-1999 [IMF versus sovereignty of the nation state? A case study of the democratiza­tion period in Indonesia, 1997-1999]”. MA thesis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (first supervisor), 2005.

8. Thomas Lenke: “Die historisch-politische Dimension in Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’” Eine Fallstudie des Konflikts um die islamische Minderheit in den Südphilippinen [The historical-political dimension in Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’: A case study of the conflict of the Islamic minority in the Southern Philippines]”. MA the­sis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (first supervisor), 2005.

7. Vera Thomas: “Der Beitrag der Gemeinwesenökonomie zum Erhalt der kulturellen Identität auf Bali [The contribution of the non-monetary economy to the continuation of cultural identity in Bali]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervi­sor), 2005.

6. Thomas Hartwig: “Marginalisierung und Stigmatisierung der Chinesischen Minderheit in Indonesien. Aspekte anti-chinesischer Gewalt [Marginalization and stigmatization of the Chinese minority in Indonesia. As­pects of anti-Chinese violence]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Ham­burg (second supervisor), 2004.

5. Mirco Schröder: “Indonesiens internationale Wettbewerbsfähigkeit nach der 'Asienkrise' [Indonesia’s international competitiveness after the ‘Asia Crisis’]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2004.

4. Cornelia Trompke: “Suara Masyarakat'. Eine qualitative Untersuchung zur Selbstverortung von PDI-P-Wählern und -Mitgliedern im Demokratisierungsprozeß Indonesiens [’Suara Masyarakat’. A qualitative study of the political identifications of PDI voters in the democratization process in Indonesia]”. MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2004.

3. Bianca Gerlich: “The fall of Marudu. A coastal ‘pirate’ state in Borneo, 1845 – Diffamation and reconstruction”. PhD thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2003. - Manuscript published as book, 2005

2. Stockhaus, Katharina: “Maori Myths in Contemporary New Zealand Literature. The use of mythology in Patricia Grace's The Sky People and Witi Ihimaera's The Whale Rider”, MA thesis in Austronesian Languages and Cultures, University of Hamburg (second supervisor), 2003.

1. Lars Meier: “Konzeptionen urbaner Zentralität: Fallstudie Singapur [Conceptions of urban centrality: A case study of Singapore]”. MA thesis in Political Science, University of Göttingen (second supervisor), 2002.


External Theses Examined

12. Sukardi Gau: ”Penggunaan bahasa di kalangan komuniti Bugis: Kajian kes di Jayapura (Maluku, Indonesia)”, PhD thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Dr. Chong Sin), 2011.

11. Mohd Noh Abdul Jalil: “The Response of Early Ulamas to the Presence of other Religions in Island South East Asia”, PhD thesis, Languages and Cultures of Southeast Asia, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, 2010.

10. Jamil Patty: “Pengenalan bahasa Latu dan sastera lisannya (Maluku, Indonesia)”, MA thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Dr. Chong Sin), 2010.

9. Herpanus: “Etnolinguistik Dayak Desa: Zingiberaceae dan mayarakat [Ethnolinguistics of Dayak Desa: Zingiberaceae and society]”, MA thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisors: Dr. Chong Sin, Prof. James Collins), 2009.

8. Petrus Derani: “Cerita lisan dan siklus pertanian padi bukit: Kajian etnolinguistik Dayak Benawas di Sejaong [Oral literature and the cycle of hill rice-farming: An ethnolinguistic study of Dayak Benawas in Sejaong]”, MA thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisors: Dr. Chong Sin, Prof. James Collins), 2009.

7. Didi Darmadi: “Masyarakat Melayu Buyan Kalimantan Barat: Pengenalan bahasa dan sasteranya [The community of the Buyan Malays in West Kalimantan: An introduction to their language and literature]”, MA thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Prof. James Collins), 2007.

6. Karim Bin Harun: “Sejarah linguistik Melayu. Tiga nahu abad ke-17 [History of Malay Lin­guistics. Three treatises from the 17th century]”, PhD thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Prof. James Collins), 2006.

5. Hermansyah: “Alam orang Melayu: Kajian Ilmu di Embau, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia [The natures of the Malays: A study of secret knowledge (ilmu) in Embau, West Kalimantan]”, PhD thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Prof. James Collins), 2006.

4. Zainul Fuad: “Religious pluralism in Indonesia: Muslim-Christian discourse”, PhD thesis in Islamic Studies, University of Hamburg (supervisor: Prof. Lawrence Conrad), 2005.

3. Emmanuelle Boyer: «Regards croisés sur les “wanita karier” et l’image modèle diffusée par la presse en Indonésie. Quatre examples de femmes d’affaires à Surabaya, Province de Java Est [An inquiry into the Indonesian ‘career women’ and their media image. Four exam­ples of business women in Surabaya, East Java]», MA thesis (mémoire) in Applied Languages (Langues Appliquées), Université de la Rochelle, France (supervisor: Philippe Grangé), 2005.

2. Kristen Leigh Anderbeck: “Language use among the Jambi Malays of Sumatra”, MA thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Prof. James Collins), 2004.

1. Senohimalaputra: “Morphosyntax of Talang Mamak Dialect”. PhD thesis in Malay Letters (Persuratan Melayu), National University of Malaysia (supervisor: Prof. James Collins), 2002.