Friederike Trotier


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Friederike Trotier is Assistant Professor in Comparative Development and Cultural Studies (Southeast Asia) at the University of Passau. Her research interest concentrates on sports, urban geography and popular culture in Southeast Asia and especially in Indonesia. She is building a solid publication record in this area with articles in the International Journal of the History of Sport and Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science and a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Dr Trotier is an editorial board member of the Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture. 

Books by this author

Nation, City, Arena

Sports Events, Nation Building and City Politics in Indonesia

  • First comprehensive study of international multi-sport events in Indonesia since 1962. 
  • Explores the role of sports events have in national and city politics and in the country’s transformation from a highly centralized to a decentralized one. 
  • Focuses on the nexus between sport, the nation, city politics and place marketing. 
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