Dr Annie Pohlman

ARC DECRA Research Fellow

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 56786


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.


  • 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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Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.