Dr Ana Dragojlovic is a Faculty of Arts Lecturer in Gender Studies at the University of Melbourne. She is an anthropologist working on gender and mobility; violence, memory and trauma from feminist, queer, postcolonial, critical race, body studies and affect theory perspectives. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she lectured in Gender Studies and Anthropology at the Australian National University and held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, and at the International Institute for Asian Studies in Leiden.
Ana is the author of Beyond Bali: Subaltern Citizens and Post-Colonial Intimacy, Amsterdam University Press (2016) and co-author with Alex Broom of Bodies and Suffering: Emotions and Relations of Care, Routledge (August 2017).
She is the editor of ‘Reframing the Nation: Migration, Borders and Belonging’, The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 2008; co-editor with David Hill of ‘Indonesian Political Exiles’, Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs (RIMA), 2010; co-editor with Bloembergen M., and H. Schulte Nordholt, of ‘Colonial Re-Collections: Memories, Objects, Performances’, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- and Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia), 2014; and co-editor with Frohlick, S., and A. Piscitelli of ‘Foreign Travel, Transnational Sex, and Transformations of Heterosexualities’, Gender, Place and Culture: Journal of Feminist Geograph , 2016.
Dr. Annemarie Samuels is an Assistant Professor at the Leiden Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. She has extensive research experience in Aceh, Indonesia, on the topics of narratives, morality, care, HIV/AIDS and disaster, and a broad interest in psychological anthropology, narrative studies, phenomenology, and medical anthropology.
Currently, Annemarie is a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Global Fellow and visiting scholar at Harvard University with the project The Power of Silence: A Medical Anthropological Approach to AIDS Care Narratives.
Her most recent publications include ‘Embodied Narratives of Disaster: The Expression of Bodily Experience in Aceh, Indonesia’, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (2016); ‘Seeing AIDS in Aceh: Sexual Moralities and the Politics of (In)visibility in Post-Reconstruction Times’, Indonesia (2016) ; and ‘Narratives of Uncertainty: The Affective Force of Child-Trafficking Rumors in Postdisaster Aceh, Indonesia, American Anthropologist (2015).
Annemarie is co-editor of Islam and the Limits of the State: Reconfigurations of Practice, Community, and Authority in Contemporary Aceh (Brill, 2015, with R. Michael Feener and David Kloos). She is presently completing an ethnographic monograph that is tentatively titled After the Tsunami: The Remaking of Everyday Life in Aceh, Indonesia.