Personal details

Name
Adjunct Associate Professor Emma Baulch
Position(s)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Creative Industries Faculty,
Research Office
Discipline *
Journalism and Professional Writing, Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 0092
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
Twitter
Qualifications

Phd (Monash University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Member, Editorial collective, Inside Indonesia; Member, International Association for the Study of Popular Music; Member, Inter-Asia Pop Music Studies Group; Member, organising committee Digital Transactions in Asia 2017, 2018, 2019

Keywords

Indonesia, media anthropology, popular music, digital media

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

I study Indonesian media and popular culture from the perspective of everyday life. I am especially interested in the role media technologies play in the way people communicate and form communities. My PhD was a study of the role electric guitars played in shaping communities of amateur musicians in Bali in the late-1990s. My postdoctoral work examined how television and digital technologies influence the formation of pop music genres. I have an adjunct position at QUT and an ongoing position at Monash University Malaysia. There, my teaching and research activities examine the socio-historical implications of the spread of mobile phones, by considering the multiple layers and variants of power and capital they mediate.

 

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Experience

2012- 14: Lecturer   School of Culture, History and Language   College of Asia and the Pacific   The Australian National University

2009 – 2012: ARC Post-doctoral Fellow   Middle Classes, New Media and Indie Networks in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia’ (ARC Discovery Project), School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University

2006 – 2008: Senior Research Associate   ‘Finding a Voice: Making Technological Change Socially Effective and Culturally Empowering’ (ARC Linkage Project), Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology

2003 –2005: Post-doctoral Fellow   ‘Indonesian Mediations’, Department of Anthropology, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Associate Professor Emma Baulch.

Publications

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