Purwanto, Bambang
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)
Brief bio :
Bambang Purwanto is Professor in History at Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta Indonesia and also Extraordinary Leiden Professor for History of Indonesia-Dutch Relations. He is currently the head of doctorate program for humanities at Faculty of Arts and Humanities Universitas Gadjah Mada. He graduated from School of Oriental and African Studies University of London United Kingdom, where he received his MA in 1989 and Ph.D in 1992. He was head of Centre for Southeast Asian Social Studies at Universitas Gadjah Mada, where he involved extensively in academic cooperation with different institutions to promote Southeast Asian studies. He has published widely on the economic and social history of Indonesia and on Indonesian historiography.