Faculty Members

Mr. Christian Oesterheld

Mr. Christian Oesterheld

Mr. Christian Oesterheld

+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1312


Ph.D. Candidate (Southeast Asian Studies; University of Frankfurt, Germany)
M.Sc. (Conflict Violence and Development; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)
B.A. (Austronesian Studies; Asia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany)

Areas of Research Interest

Ethnic relations and intergroup violence in Southeast Asia; Dynamics of identity and ethnicity in Borneo; Continuity and change in Indonesian societies; Inculturation and localisation in Southeast Asian Christianity; Perceptions of justice in Cambodia; Memory and history in Cambodia.

Course Taught

Major Social Institutions
History of War
War, the Military, Society & the State
Indigenous Cultures in the Modern World
International Cultural Studies
Law & Society in Southeast Asia
Indigenous Peoples of Southeast Asia
Religion, Society, and Politics in Maritime Southeast Asia
Urban Anthropology of Southeast Asia
Southeast Asian Cinema
Contemporary Issues in Cambodia
Contemporary Issues in Indonesia
Contemporary Issues in Malaysia
Independent Study in the Social Sciences

Social Science Office

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Phone: +66 (0) 2700 5000 Ext.1713
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