Robert Cribb


Professor, Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs


  • BA (Hons)(Queensland) PhD (SOAS)

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Robert Cribb

Robert Cribb’s research interests focus mainly on Indonesia, though he has some interest in other parts of Southeast Asia (especially Malaysia and Burma/Myanmar) and in Inner Asia. The themes of his research are: mass violence and crime; national identity; environmental politics; and historical geography. Current research projects include: the origins of massacre in Indonesia; ‘Puppet states revisited: Empire and Sovereign Subordination in Modern Asia’ (with Li Narangoa); and War crimes and the Japanese Military, 1941 - 1945 (with Sandra Wilson).

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Professor Robert Cribb

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