Jafar Suryomenggolo

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Jafar Suryomenggolo is Assistant Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. A graduate of the University of Indonesia and Kyoto University, his research interests are on working-class politics and political change in contemporary Southeast Asia.  

Books by this author

States and Societies in Motion

Essays in Honour of Takashi Shiraishi

  • Original studies of the national and regional politics of Southeast Asia, China and Japan, often with Japan at their nexus. 
  • Draws connections between ideology and networks with state formation at critical junctures in history. 
  • A rich and rewarding collection of essays honoring a renowned Japanese scholar. 

At a Moment’s Notice

Indonesian Maids Write on Their Lives Abroad