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    Dr Ken Setiawan

Dr Ken Setiawan joined Melbourne University’s Asia Institute in 2015 as a McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow. She currently is a Lecturer in Asian and Indonesian Studies, and is also an Associate at the Centre for Indonesian Islam, Law and Society (CILIS) at the Melbourne Law School. Ken’s research interests include human rights and development, historical violence and transitional justice, as well as Indonesian law, politics and society. She has widely published on the politics of human rights Indonesia, including in journals such as Journal of Contemporary Asia, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde and the Australian Journal of Asian Law. She is the author of Promoting Human Rights: National Human Rights Commissions in Indonesia and Malaysia (Leiden University Press, 2013). Together with artist Tintin Wulia, Ken is the initiator of #1965setiaphari (#living1965), a project that shares personal stories on Indonesia’s 1965 through various social media platforms. The aim of the project is to bring people together affected by 1965 and its aftermath, connecting them across generations and spaces.