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Prof. dr. S.E. (Saskia) Wieringa

Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
Programmagroep: Anthropology of Health, Care and the Body

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  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postadres
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Saskia E. Wieringa is a honorary Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam. She is also the co-founder of the Kartini Asia Network. Since the late 1970s she has done research on women’s movements, sexual politics and same-sex relations in many parts of the world, particularly in Indonesia. She chairs the International People's Tribunal on the 1965 Crimes Against Humanity in Indonesia and co-organized the Tribunal on that topic, held in November 2015. She wrote and (co-) edited more than 30 books and over 200 articles.

    The latest books include: (2012 co-edited with Nursyahbani Katjasungkana) The Future of Asian Feminisms; (2013 co-edited with Horacio Sivori) Sexual Politics in the Global South and (2013, co-edited with Maznah Mohamad, Family ambiguity and domestic violence in Asia: concept, law and process. Sussex Academic Publishers; Heteronormativity in Asia (2015 Sussex Academic Press). Propaganda and the genocide in Indonesia; imagined evil (2018 Routledge); co-editor of The International People’s Tribunal and the Indonesian genocide (2019 Routledge). Her recent research projects focus on women’s same- sex relations in historical perspective in Indonesia and on the post-1965 violence in East Java.

    Expertise and research fields

    • gender
    • sexuality
    • LGBT
    • gender indicators
    • the Indonesian genocide 1956/6
    • heteronormativity
    • postcolonial amnesia
  • Research

    Research methods

    • oral history
    • indicators
    • ethnography
    • literature review

    Current research projects

    • ITTP: Indonesia Trauma Testimony Project, with an Australian consortium. Collecting and digitizing records of survisors of the 1965/6 genocide in Indonesia
    • Decolonizing sexuality studies. History of the LBT movement in vIndonesia over the last 40 years

    Current cooperation with organisations

    ANU, Canberra, Australia

  • Teaching & PhD Supervision

    PhD Supervision

    Female masculinity in China | Shuiqing Zhu

  • Publicaties

    2024

    • Facal, G., Scheer, C., Andrieu, S. A., Baysa-Barredo, J. M., Bolotta, G., Estrelita, G. T., Sciortino, R., Wieringa, S. E., & Wijayanto (2024). Cross-sectoral dialogues with social movements in Southeast Asia: translating values, affects, and practices in a polymorphic region. In L. Cox, A. Szolucha, A. Arribas Lozano, & S. Chattopadhyay (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications for Social Movements (pp. 102-114). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781803922027.00014 [details]

    2023

    2022

    2020

    2019

    • Wieringa, S. E. (2019). Criminalisation of Homosexuality in Indonesia: The Role of the Constitution and Civil Society. The Australian Journal of Asian Law, 20(1), 227-245. Article 17. https://ssrn.com/abstract=3488561 [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2019). Is the recent wave of homophobia unexpected? In G. Fealy, & R. Ricci (Eds.), Contentious Belonging: The Place of Minorities in Indonesia (pp. 113-132). (Indonesia Update Series). ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute. https://doi.org/10.1355/9789814843478-011 [details]

    2017

    2015

    2014

    2013

    • Mohamad, M., & Wieringa, S. E. (2013). Introduction: why the book? In M. Mohamad, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), Family ambiguity and domestic violence in Asia: concept, law and process (pp. 1-11). (Sussex library of Asian studies series). Sussex Academic Press. https://books.google.nl/books?id=v_5WAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=nl#v=onepage&q&f=false [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2013). Domestic violence in the harmonious Asian family and the enforcement of heteronormativity in India and Indonesia. In M. Mohamad, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), Family ambiguity and domestic violence in Asia: concept, law and process (pp. 78-94). (Sussex library of Asian studies series). Sussex Academic Press. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E., & Mohamad, M. (2013). Domestic violence: an introduction to the debates. In M. Mohamad, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), Family ambiguity and domestic violence in Asia: concept, law and process (pp. 12-28). (Sussex library of Asian studies series). Sussex Academic Press. https://books.google.nl/books?id=v_5WAgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=nl#v=onepage&q&f=false [details]
    • Wieringa, S., & Sívori, H. (2013). Sexual politics in the global South: framing the discourse. In S. Wieringa, & H. Sívori (Eds.), The sexual history of the global South: sexual politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America (pp. 1-21). London [etc.]: Zed Books. [details]

    2012

    • Wieringa, S. (2012). Passionate aesthetics and symbolic subversion: heteronormativity in India and Indonesia. Asian Studies Review, 36(4), 515-530. https://doi.org/10.1080/10357823.2012.739997 [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E., & de Jong, S. (Eds.) (2012). Oral History. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 15(2).

    2011

    2010

    2009

    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Postcolonial amnesia: sexual moral panics, memory and imperial power. In G. Herdt (Ed.), Moral panics, sex panics; fear and the fight over sexual rights (pp. 205-232). New York University Press. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Women resisting creeping islamic fundamentalism in Indonesia. Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, 15(4), 30-56. [details]

    2023

    2019

    • Jarvis, H., & Wieringa, S. E. (2019). The Indonesian massacres as genocide. In S. E. Wieringa, J. Melvin, & A. Pohlman (Eds.), The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide (pp. 215—236). (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429427763-12 [details]
    • Katjasungkana, N., & Wieringa, S. E. (2019). Organisation and impact of the International People’s Tribunal on 1965 crimes against humanity in Indonesia. In S. E. Wieringa, J. Melvin, & A. Pohlman (Eds.), The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide (pp. 22-43). (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429427763-2 [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2019). Mass graves, memorialization , and truth-finding. In S. E. Wieringa, J. Melvin, & A. Pohlman (Eds.), The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide (pp. 135-156). (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429427763-8 [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E., Melvin, J., & Pohlman, A. (2019). The Indonesian genocide and the International People’s Tribunal for 1965. In S. E. Wieringa, J. Melvin, & A. Pohlman (Eds.), The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide (pp. 1-21). (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429427763-1 [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E., Melvin, J., & Pohlman, A. (Eds.) (2019). The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide. (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429427763 [details]

    2013

    • Mohamad, M., & Wieringa, S. E. (2013). Family Ambiguity and Domestic Violence in Asia: Concept, Law and Process. Sussex Academic Press. http://www.sussex-academic.com/sa/titles/SS_Asian/MohamadWieringa.htm [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2013). Komunisme dan praktik-praktik hubungan seksual sesame perempuan di era parka-Soeharto. In S. Agustine, & E. L. Sutrisno (Eds.), Mendengar suara lesbian di Indonesia: kumpulan buah pikir aktivis feminis & pluralis (pp. 157-191). Jakarta: Ardhanary Institute.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2013). Marriage equality in Indonesia? Unruly bodies, subversive partners and legal implications. The Equal Rights Review, 10, 97-111. http://www.equalrightstrust.org/ertdocumentbank/ERR10_sp2.pdf [details]
    • Wieringa, S., & Sívori, H. (2013). The sexual history of the global South: sexual politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Zed Books. http://zedbooks.co.uk/node/16897 [details]
    • de Jong, S., & Wieringa, S. (2013). The library as knowledge broker. In S. de Jong, & S. Koevoets (Eds.), Teaching gender with libraries and archives: the power of information (pp. 13-30). (Teaching with gender. European women's studies in international and interdisciplinary classrooms; No. 10). Central European University Press. [details]

    2012

    • Katjasungkana, N., & Wieringa, S. E. (2012). The future of Asian feminisms: confronting fundamentalisms, conflicts and neo-liberalism. Cambridge Scholars Publishers. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/the-future-of-asian-feminisms-12 [details]
    • Katjasungkana, N., & Wieringa, S. E. (2012). The future of Asian feminisms. In N. Katjasungkana, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), The future of Asian feminisms: confronting fundamentalisms, conflicts and neo-liberalism (pp. 16-36). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2012). Dildos: passionate aesthetics and the plasticity of desires. In L. Manderson (Ed.), Technologies of sexuality, identity and sexual health (pp. 165-185). (Sexuality, culture and health series). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2012). Gender variance in Southeast Asia: discursive contestations and legal implications. In N. Katjasungkana, & S. E. Wieringa (Eds.), The future of Asian feminisms: confronting fundamentalisms, conflicts and neo-liberalism (pp. 447-475). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2012). [Bespreking van: M. Tremblay, D. Paternotte (2011) The lesbian and gay movement and the state: comparative insights into a transformed relationship]. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 15(4), 68-70. http://rjh.ub.rug.nl/genderstudies/article/view/1077/1071 [details]
    • de Jong, S., & Wieringa, S. (2012). Redactioneel: Oral history. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 15(2), 2-4. http://rjh.ub.rug.nl/genderstudies/article/view/1121 [details]

    2011

    2010

    2009

    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). From sisterhood and feminist solidarity to affinity. In her Own Voice, 6(special issue), 9-13. [details]

    2020

    • Wieringa, S. E., & Katjasungkana, N. (2020). Propaganda & Genosida di Indonesia: Sejarah Rekayasa Hantu 1965. Komunitas Bambu. [details]

    2019

    2015

    • Wieringa, S. (2015). The Crocodile Hole. Setiabudi, Jakarta: YJP Press. [details]

    2012

    • Wieringa, S. E., Hidayana, I. M., & Pakasi, D. T. (2012). Desk review: sexual diversity in Indonesia. Amsterdam and Utrecht: Dance4Life and RutgersWPF.
    • Wieringa, S. E., Hidayana, I. M., & Pakasi, D. T. (2012). Mainstreaming sexual diversity in SRHR and HIV programs in Indonesia. Dance4Life and RutgersWPF.

    2011

    2010

    2009

    • Dütting, G., Harcourt, W., Lohmann, K., McDevitt-Pugh, L., Semeniuk, J., & Wieringa, S. (2009). The European Feminist Forum: a Herstory (2004-2008). Aletta Institute for Women’s History. http://europeanfeministforum.org/IMG/pdf/EFF_Herstory_web.pdf [details]
    • Vissandjé, B., Apale, A., & Wieringa, S. (2009). Exploring social capital among women in the context of migration: engendering the public policy debate. In V. Agnew (Ed.), Racialized migrant women in Canada: essays on health, violence, and equity (pp. 187-203). University of Toronto Press. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. (2009). Feministische tegengeluiden: discoursen over vrouwenrechten, seksualiteit en opkomend islamitisch fundamentalisme in Indonesië. In M. van Berkel, E. Buchheim, E. Geudeker, F. Gouda, E. Jonker, C. Laarman, & C. Rasterhoff (Eds.), Zenobia, Khadîja en Dolle Amina's: gender en macht in de islamitsiche geschiedenis (pp. 125-144, 205). (Jaarboek voor Vrouwengeschiedenis; No. 29). Aksant. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. (2009). From solidarity to affinity and feminist communal identities. In G. Dütting, W. Harcourt, K. Lohmann, L. McDevitt-Pugh, J. Semeniuk, & S. Wieringa (Eds.), The European Feminist Forum: a Herstory (2004-2008) (pp. 29-39). Institute for Women’s History. http://europeanfeministforum.org/IMG/pdf/EFF_Herstory_web.pdf [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E., & Blackwood, E. (2009). Hasrat perempuan: relasi seksual sesama perempuan dan praktek perempuan transgender di Indonesia. Jakarta: Ardhanary Institute. [details]

    2008

    • Wieringa, S. (2008). Lesbische Identiteit en Seksuele Rechten in het Zuiden: een verkenning. In I. Dubel, & A. Hielkema (Eds.), Urgentie geboden: homo- en lesborechten zijn mensenrechten (pp. 67-75). SWP. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2008). The (Sexual) Revolution of the Amsterdam Women’s Archives and Library. In S. E. Wieringa (Ed.), Traveling heritages: new perspectives on collecting, preserving and sharing women's history (pp. 9-20). Amsterdam: Aksant. [details]
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2008). [Review of: C. Ng, M. Mohamad (2006) Feminism and the Women's Movement in Malaysia, an Unsung (R)evolution]. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 38(4), 660-662. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472330802334698 [details]

    Prijs / subsidie

    • Wieringa, S. E. (2011). Best Paper 2011 of the JCAS for: Sexual Slander and the 1965/6 Mass Killings in Indonesia; Political and Methodological Considerations.

    Lidmaatschap / relevante positie

    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Voorzitter, Indisch Wetenschappelijk Instituut.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Chair, Trans/sign, for research and advocacy on transgender/sex issues.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Secretary of Board, Kartini Asia Network for women’s and Gender Studies.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Visiting Senior fellow, National University of Singapore.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2009). Director Aletta, Institute for Women’s History.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (2001-2009). Full member, IASSCS, International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society.

    Mediaoptreden

    Spreker

    • Wieringa, S. E. (invited speaker) (27-3-2015). Intersectionality in practice: epistemological and political implications, International Conference on Gender, Diversity and Development, Department of Women and Gender Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (invited speaker) (28-5-2014). Aletta Jacobs: Pioneering Woman, Doctor and Feminist., 13th Congress of European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health, Lisbon, Portugal.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (invited speaker) (5-11-2012). Heteronormativity and the keluarga sakinah, Workshop on Sexing Indonesia, Auckland, New Zealand.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (invited speaker) (1-8-2012). Archiving against the grain: 30 years of collecting information that was not supposed to exist, LGBTI ALMS 2012 conference, Amsterdam.
    • Wieringa, S. E. (invited speaker) (6-7-2012). The imagined community: nation building and sexual politics in Asia, Open Forum on Asian Feminism and Transnational Activity, EWHA women's university, Seoul.
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