Martin Slama

Martin Slama is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Social Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Sciences. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in Indonesia (Java, Bali, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, West Papua) and was guest researcher at The Australian National University in Canberra, State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah in Jakarta and Gajah Mada University in Yogyakarta. His main research topics include the Hadhrami diaspora, Islam in Indonesia, and the uses of social media and mobile communication technologies in Southeast Asian contexts. Recent publications: ‘Marriage as Crisis: Revisiting a Major Dispute among Hadhramis in Indonesia’, in Cambridge Anthropology  32 (2) (2014); ‘From Wali Songo to Wali Pitu: The Travelling of Islamic Saint Veneration to Bali’, in Between Harmony and Discrimination: Negotiating Religious Identities within Majority-Minority Relationships in Bali and Lombok, B. Hauser-Schäublin and D. Harnish (eds) (2014); ‘Hadhrami Moderns: Recurrent Dynamics as Historical Rhymes of Indonesia’s Reformist Islamic Organization Al-Irsyad’, in Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia: Magic and Modernity, V. Gottowik (ed.) (2014).

From 'Stone-Age' to 'Real-Time' »

Exploring Papuan Temporalities, Mobilities and Religiosities

Edited by: Martin Slama, Jenny Munro
ISBN (print): 9781925022421
ISBN (online): 9781925022438
Publication date: April 2015