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Gerry van Klinken: From physics to politics: All for Indonesia

  • Alpha Amirrachman


Leiden, the Netherlands | Tue, April 1 2008 | 12:15 am

PREMIUM Making a switch from geology to Asian studies may not be the conventional path for an academic to take, but a fascination with Indonesian politics was enough for Gerry van Klinken. Now a research fellow with the 157-year-old KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies) in Leiden, van Klinken describes the move as "a big shift". Over ten years...