David Henley

Professor David Henley holds a PhD in Human Geography from the Australian National University. He has been Professor of Contemporary Indonesia Studies, Leiden University since 2010. He was a researcher at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) between 1993 and 2011. He is member of Boards of Advisors to numerous research development programmes, including: CHATSEA (The Challenges of the Agrarian Transition in Southeast Asia), Université de Montréal; the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Knowledge Platform 'Growth and Equity'; and Van Vollenhoven Instituut en Adatrechtfonds van Vereniging KITLV. He is also member of editorial boards to various journals, Moussons: Social Science Research on Southeast Asia, Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History.

David Henley was the coordinator for Asia at the Tracking Development project from 2006 till 2012 and is a joint leader of the Developmental Regimes in Africa project.


Initiating and sustaining developmental regimes in Africa is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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