Dr Annie Pohlman

Senior Lecturer

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
a.pohlman@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56786

Overview

Annie Pohlman is Senior Lecturer in Indonesian Studies at The School of Languages and Cultures, St Lucia campus, UQ. Her research interests include Indonesian history and politics, comparative genocide studies, torture, gendered experiences of violence, and testimony studies. She also works with human rights NGOs in Indonesia on the documentation of human rights abuses.

Research Interests

  • Indonesian politics
  • Indonesian Studies
  • Genocide
  • Indonesian history
  • Torture
  • Sexual Violence

Research Impacts

Indonesia faces the critical challenge of how to deal with its entrenched culture of impunity for past--and ongoing--mass atrocities and other gross human rights violations. The impact of Pohlman's research relates to her investigation and documentation of gross violations in the Indonesian past, and their ongoing legacies.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class 1), The University of Queensland

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Hubbell, Amy L., Rojas-Lizana, Sol , Akagawa, Natsuko and Pohlman, Annie (2020). Acknowledging trauma in a global context: narrative, memory and place. Places of traumatic memory: a global context. (pp. 1-12) edited by Amy Lynn Hubbell, Natsuko Akagawa, Sol Rojas-Lizana and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-52056-4_1

  • Pohlman, Annie (2020). No place to remember: haunting and the search for mass graves in Indonesia. Places of traumatic memory: a global context. (pp. 61-82) edited by Amy L. Hubbell, Natsuko Akagawa, Sol Rojas-Lizana and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-52056-4_4

  • Loney, Hannah and Pohlman, Annie (2020). The Sexual and Visual Dynamics of Torture: Analysing Atrocity Photographs from Indonesian-Occupied East Timor. Gender, Violence and Power in Indonesia: Across Time and Space. (pp. 84-100) edited by Katharine McGregor, Ana Dragojlovic and Hannah Loney. New York, NY United States: Routledge.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2019). Kekerasan seksual sebagai penyiksaan: Kejahatan terhadap umat manusia selama pembantaian 1965-66 di Indonesia. 1965 Pada Masa Kini: Hidup dengan Warisan Peristiwa Pembantaian Massal. (pp. 231-262) edited by Martijn Eickhoff, Gerry van Klinken and Geoffrey Robinson. Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Sanata Dharma University Press.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2019). Sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, and forced marriage as crimes against humanity during the Indonesian killings of 1965-66. The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian genocide. (pp. 96-114) edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. New York, United States: Routledge.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2019). Sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, and forced marriage as crimes against humanity during the Indonesian killings of 1965–66. The international people’s tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian genocide. (pp. 96-114) edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429427763-6

  • Wieringa, Saskia E., Melvin, Jess and Pohlman, Annie (2019). The Indonesian genocide and the International People's Tribunal for 1965. The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian genocide. (pp. 1-21) edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. New York, United States: Routledge.

  • Wieringa, Saskia E., Melvin, Jess and Pohlman, Annie (2019). The Indonesian genocide and the international people’s tribunal for 1965. The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide. (pp. 1-21) edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429427763-1

  • Melvin, Jess and Pohlman, Annie (2018). A case for genocide: Indonesia, 1965-1966. The Indonesian genocide of 1965: causes, dynamics and legacies. (pp. 27-46) edited by Katharine McGregor, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71455-4_2

  • Evanty, Nukila and Pohlman, Annie (2018). After 1965: legal matters for justice?. The Indonesian genocide of 1965: causes, dynamics and legacies. (pp. 311-334) edited by Katharine McGregor, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71455-4_16

  • McGregor, Katharine, Melvin, Jess and Pohlman, Annie (2018). New interpretations of the causes, dynamics and legacies of the Indonesian genocide. The Indonesian genocide of 1965: causes, dynamics and legacies. (pp. 1-26) edited by Katharine McGregor, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71455-4_1

  • Pohlman, Annie (2018). Two women's testimonies of sexual violence during the 1965-1966 Indonesian massacres. The Indonesian genocide of 1965: causes, dynamics and legacies. (pp. 115-132) edited by Katharine McGregor, Jess Melvin and Annie Pohlman. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71455-4_6

  • Pohlman, Annie (2017). Finding a way: women's stories of daily survival after the 1965 killings in Indonesia. Genocide perspectives V: a global crime, Australian voices. (pp. 131-145) edited by Nikki Marczak and Kirril Shields. Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney, ePress. doi: 10.5130/978-0-9945039-7-8.j

  • Pohlman, Annie (2016). Indonesia and the UN Genocide Convention: the empty promises of human rights ritualism. The United Nations and genocide. (pp. 123-145) edited by Deborah Mayersen. London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2016). Sexualised bodies, public mutilation and torture at the beginning of Indonesia's New Order Regime (1965-1966). Gender violence in peace and war: states of complicity. (pp. 116-129) edited by Victoria Sanford, Katerina Stefatos and Cecilia M. Salvi. New Brunswick, NJ, United States: Rutgers University Press.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2013). An ongoing legacy of atrocity: torture and the Indonesian state. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention. (pp. 35-52) edited by Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203380857

  • Mayersen, Deborah and Pohlman, Annie (2013). Conclusion. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention. (pp. 197-199) Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9780203380857

  • Mayersen, Deborah and Pohlman, Annie (2013). Introduction. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention. (pp. 1-31) edited by Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

  • Pohlman, Annie (2012). Spectacular atrocities: Making enemies during the 1965-1966 massacres in Indonesia. Theatres of violence: Massacre, mass killing and atrocity in history. (pp. 199-212) edited by Philip G. Dwyer and Lyndall Ryan. New York, NY, United States: Berghahn Books.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

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