Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter
Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter

Phone:  (+61 7) 336 51211
Fax:  (+61 7) 336 51544

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

Professional activities:

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

Research interests:

Identity politics

  • Southeast Asia (especially Malaysia)
  • anthropology of Islam
  • religion in international development
  • refugee politics
  • religious pluralism in Southeast Asia
Please follow this link to find out more about Dr Hoffstaedter’s research profile.


Please refer to UQ eSpace for a list of this author's publications.

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