Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter
|Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter|
Room 307, Level 3,
Michie Building (#9), St Lucia Campus
PhD (Anthropology and Sociology), La Trobe University
MA (Social Anthropology), University of Kent
BA - Hons (Social Anthropology and Politics/International Relations), University of Kent
Book reviews editor (Southeast Asia) Asian Ethnicity
Fellow of the Australian Anthropological Society
Fellow of the European Association for South East Asian Studies
Member of the ACFID-Universities linkage steering group
Member of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network
Co-founder of the Melbourne Free University (http://melbournefreeuniversity.org/)
Life member of University of Kent Court
Lecturer, Anthropology, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, 2012 - present
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security, La Trobe University, 2009 - 2012
- Southeast Asia (especially Malaysia)
- anthropology of Islam
- religion in international development
- refugee politics
- religious pluralism in Southeast Asia
Hoffstaedter, G. & Clarke, M. (2012) ‘Mission and the wane of the secular’ In Clarke, M. (ed.) Mission and Development: God's Work or Good Works London: Continuum Books.
Hoffstaedter, G. (2012) ‘God is the greatest: Multiple forms of religiosity in peninsular Malaysia’ In Reuter, T. and Horstmann, A. (eds.) Faith in the Future: Understanding the Revitalization of Religions and Cultural Traditions in Asia, Leiden: Brill.
Hoffstaedter, G. & Roche, C. (in press) ‘Security from below’ In Altman, D., Camilleri, J. Eckersley, R. & Hoffstaedter, G. The role of human security in Australian Foreign policy Sydney: Allen &Unwin
Hoffstaedter, G. (in press) ‘Islam hadhari: Theology of a golden age to come’ In Welsh, B. and Chin, J. (eds.) Transformations: Malaysia in the Abdullah Badawi Years Singapore: ISEAS.
Hoffstaedter, G. (forthcoming) ‘The reactionary in Malaysia’ In Barker, J. et al. Figures of Southeast Asian modernity Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Hoffstaedter, G. (2010) ‘The politics of theme parks’ in Julian Lee (ed.) The Malaysian Way of Life Shah Alam: Marshall Cavendish, 132-137.