|Prof Dewi Fortuna Anwar||Dewi Fortuna Anwar's research interests can be categorised as "intermestic", covering both the study about Indonesia's domestic politics as well as Indonesia's regional and international engagements.
Dewi's research interests developed from her formal education. Dewi read Oriental and African History at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, with focus on the history of South East Asia as well as the history of Islam and the Middle East. Dewi did an M.A. at SOAS on South East Asian Area Studies and her M.A. thesis was titled "The Ka'ba and the Garuda. The Dilemma of Islam in Indonesian Politics". Dewi obtained her PhD from the Department of Politics at Monash University with a thesis titled "ASEAN as an Aspect of Indonesia's Foreign Policy". The thesis was later published by ISEAS under the title "Indonesia in ASEAN: Foreign Policy and Regionalism".
Dewi has written widely on the subject of Indonesia's foreign policy as well as on ASEAN political and security development.
Dewi has also written about Indonesia's strategic culture, military reform and democratic transition.
Selected Publication in English
1. Indonesia in ASEAN: Foreign Policy and Regionalism. Singapore: ISEAS, 1994.
2. “Indonesia’s Foreign Policy after the Cold War. In Southeast Asian Affairs. Singapore: ISEAS, 1994.
3. “Human Security: An intractable Problem in Asia”, in Muthiah Alagappa (ed) Asian Security Order. Instrumental and Normative Features. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003.
4. Dewi Fortuna, Helene Bouvier, Glenn Smith and Roger Tol (eds), Violent Internal Conflicts in Asia Pacific. Histories, Political Economies and Policies. Jakarta, Yayasan Obor Indonesia, 2005.
5. “How are New Regional and Global Security Situations Articulated from a Southeast Asian Perspective?, in Bertrand Fort (ed) Overcoming Vulnerability. Managing New Security Challenges in Asia and Europe. London etc: Marshall Cavendish International (Singapore), 2005.
6. “ The Fall of Suharto: Understanding the Politics of the Global”, in Francis Loh Kok Wah and Joakim Ojendal (ed) Southeast Asian Responses to Globalization. Restructuring Governance and Deepening Democracy. Singapore: ISEAS, 2005 and Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2005.
7. “Leadership in the history of Southeast Asian Integration: the role of Indonesia in ASEAN”, in Bertrand Fort and Douglas Webber (ed) Regional Integration in East Asia and Europe. Convergence or Divergence? London and New York: Routledge, 2006.
8. Resource Issues and Ocean Governance in Asia Pacific: An Indonesian Perspective” in Contemporary Southeast Asia. A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs. Volume 28, Number 3, December 2006.
9. “Indonesia’s Role in the Long-Term Prospects of ASEAN”, in Terence Chong (ed) Globalization and Its Counter-forces in Southeast Asia. Singapore: ISEAS, 2008.
10. “A Journey of Change: Indonesia’s Foreign Policy”, in Global Asia. Volume 4, Number 3, Fall 2009.
11. “The Impact of Domestic and Asian Regional Changes on Indonesian Foreign Policy”, in Daljit Singh (ed) Southeast Asian Affairs. Singapore: ISEAS, 2010.
12. “Foreign Policy, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia”, in Journal of Indonesian Social Sciences, Volume Three 2010.
13. “Indonesia, the region and the world” in East Asia Forum, Vol. 2 No.2 April-June 2010.
14. “The Cold War and its impact on Indonesia. Domestic politics and foreign policy”, in Albert Lau (ed) Southeast Asia and the Cold War. Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series. Abington and New York: Routledge, 2012.
15. Dewi Fortuna Anwar & Bridget Welsh (eds) Democracy Take-Off? The B.J. Habibie Period. Jakarta: PT. Sinar Harapan Persada, 2013.
16. “Indonesia’s Peacekeeping Operations: History, Practice, and Future Trend, in Chiyuki Aoi and Yee-Kuang Heng (eds) Asia Pacific Nations in Internatioal Peace Support and Stability Operations. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.