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How does torture become normal? Indonesia's New Order regime, 1965-1998

By mapping the experiences of thousands of men, women and children, the research will investigate when, how and in which contexts torture was perpetrated throughout the history of the New Order regime.


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Recent publications

Aoyama, Tomoko and Fraser, Lucy (2017) Anime Japanese : course reader for JAPN3130 rev. ed. ed. Brisbane: University of Queensland. School of Languages and Cultures.

Charola, Erika & Meakins, Felicity (eds) Yijarni: True Stories from Gurindji Country. Aboriginal Studies Press.

Dasli, M & A. Diaz (eds) (2017) The Critical Turn in Language and intercultural communication pedagogy: Theory, research and practice. Routledge (Adriana is a co-author for 3 of the chapters).

Dieckmann, Cristy & Isolda Rojas-Lizana. 2016. The pragmatics of legal advice services in a community legal centre in Australia: domination or facilitation? International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law 23 (2). In press

Esposto, R. (2016) R. Kusch, towards a geoculturally situated poetics (in español) In Tasat, J.A. and Pérez, J.P. (eds) Arte, estética, literature y teatro en Rodolfo Kusch.

Hainge, Greg. (2017) Philippe Grandrieux: sonic cinema. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Haugh, Michael (2016) Complaints and troubles talk about the English language skills of international students in Australian universities. Higher Education Research and Development 35(4): 727-740.

Haugh, Michael (2016) “Just kidding”: Teasing and claims to non-serious intent. In Alexander Brock, Henri de Jongste and Marta Dynel (eds.), Humorous Intent in Interaction, special issue of Journal of Pragmatics 95: 120-136.

Haugh, Michael (2016) The role of English as a scientific metalanguage for research in pragmatics: Reflections on the metapragmatics of “politeness” in Japanese. East Asian Pragmatics 1(1): 39-71.

Haugh, Michael (2016) Mocking and (non-)seriousness in initial interactions amongst American and Australian speakers of English. In Donal Carbaugh (ed.), Handbook of Communication in Cross-Cultural Perspective (pp.104-117), Routledge, London.

Pohlman, Annie (2016) “Sexualised bodies, public mutilation, and torture at the beginning of Indonesia’s New Order regime (1965-1966)’ in Gender Violence in Peace and War: States of Complicity, eds. Victoria Sanford, Katerina Stefatos and Cicilia M. Salvi (Rutgers University Press).

Ramsay, G (2016) Taiwanese stories of dementia. Modern China 1-27.

Rojas-Lizana, Isolda. 2016. Who is asking the questions? Using Co-constructed Interviews in the Study of Perceived Discrimination from a Discourse Analytical Perspective. In Rachael Dwyer, Davis, Ian & elke emerald (Eds.) Narrative research in practice: Stories from the field. Chapter 8. Pp. 159-181. Singapore: Springer.

Round, Erich R., 2016, Kayardild inflectional morphotactics is morphomic, in A. Luis and R. Bermúdez-Otero eds, The morphome debate: Diagnosing and analysing morphomic patterns. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 228–247.

Round, Erich R. and Greville G. Corbett, 2016. The theory of feature systems: One feature versus two for Kayardild tense-aspect-mood, Morphology doi:10.1007/s11525-016-9294-3

Yucel, M & Iwashita, N. (2016).  The IELTS roller coaster: Stories of hope, stress, success, and despair. In Dwyer, I. Davis,  and Emerald, E. Springer (Eds). Narrative research in practice (pp. 209-223). New York; Springer.