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Mr B. (Bosman) Batubara MSc

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15629
    1001 NC Amsterdam
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  • Bio

    I am an Indonesian, a PhD fellow at Water Governance Department, IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education and Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2015-now). I gained master in Water Resources Engineering from VU Brussels and KU Leuven, Belgium (2010-2) and bachelor from Geological Engineering, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia (2000-5). Shortly after bachelor graduation, I joined mining company as exploration geologist for two years. After working for extractive sector, I enriched my understanding about Indonesia's agrarian movement through involvements as community organizer in East and Central Java. I am now working on my dissertation: Near-South Urbanization: Flows of people, water, and capital in and beyond (post-) New Order Jakarta.

    My keywords: capitalism, urbanisation, groundwater, land subsidence, socio-ecological crisis.


  • Publications


    • Batubara, B., Kooy, M., & Zwarteveen, M. (2018). Uneven Urbanisation: Connecting Flows of Water to Flows of Labour and Capital Through Jakarta's Flood Infrastructure. Antipode, 50(5), 1186-1205.


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