Overseas Archival Research


  • Universiteit Leiden and the KITLV Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, The Netherlands, with a Travel Fellowship from the Australia-Netherlands Research Collaboration (ANRC) as well as with the support of the Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund for which I was awarded a Deputy Vice Chancellor’s commendation (2009)
  • Fundação Gregório de Mattos, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
  • Instituto Jair Moura, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE), Brazil


  • Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia, Bandung, West Java
  • Pusat Dokumentasi dan Informasi Sejarah Minangkabau, Padang Panjang, West Sumatra
  • Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia, Padang Panjang, West Sumatra

Dissemination of Results

Archival research at home and abroad in Brazil, Holland and Indonesia has informed publications on degeneracy and choreomusicology as well as articles in Inside Indonesia and Soul Brasil.