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Riwanto Tirtosudarmo   
In-Country Coordinator Indonesia  
Telephone 62-21-5701232 
Fax 62-21-5701232 
E-mail tirtosudarmo@yahoo.com 
'Riwanto Tirtosudarmo, Tracking Development In-Country Coordinator for Indonesia, is a senior researcher at the Research Center for Society and Culture, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Jakarta. He holds a PhD in social demography from the Research School of Social Sciences of the Australian National University, Canberra. Topics on which he has written include population mobility, transnational communities, ethnicity, and political demography in Indonesia and beyond. 
Selected publications

  • 'In the Margin of Borderlands: The Florenese Community in the ‘Nunukan-Tawau’ Areas', in Alexander Horstmann and Reed Wadley (eds.), Centering the margin (New York: Berghahn Book, 2006):131-48.

  • 'The making of a Minahasan community in Oarai; preliminary research on social institutions of Indonesian migrant workers in Japan', Intercultural Communications Studies 17 (2005):105-138.

  • 'Demography and conflict; The failure of Indonesia’s nation-building project?', in Dewi Fortuna Anwar et.al. (eds.), Violent internal conflicts in Asia Pacific; Histories, political economies and policies. (Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia, 2005):58-70.

  • 'Migration-development-security nexus; In search of new perspectives in the changing East Asia context', in Dewi Fortuna Anwar (ed.), Development, migration and security in East Asia; People’s movements and non-traditional security challenges in changing East Asia (Jakarta: The Habibie Center, 2005):13-51.

  • 'A national project that failed: A tale of population resettlement policy in Indonesia', in Furukawa Hisao et al. (eds.), Ecological destruction, health, and development; Advancing Asian paradigms (Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2004):109-140.

  • 'Cross-border migration in Indonesia and the Nunukan tragedy', in Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Arifin (eds.), International migration in Southeast Asia (Singapore: ISEAS, 2004):310-330.

  • 'Demographic engineering and national integration: past and present experiences in Indonesia', in Ikrar Nusa Bhakti and Irine H. Gayatri (eds.), Unitary State versus Federal State (Jakarta: Mizan, 2002):206-228.

  • 'Population mobility and social conflict; The aftermath of economic crisis in Indonesia', in Aris Ananta (ed.), Human development during crisis: Indonesia, 1997-1999 (Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2002):213-244.

  • 'Demography and security: The transmigration policy in Indonesia', in Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton (eds.), Demography and national security (New York: Berghahn Books, 2001):199-227.