Researcher Profile

Dr Greg Acciaioli

Greg Acciaioli
Greg Acciaioli

Phone: +61 8 6488 2861

Research Expertise:
  • Protected areas, anthropology of
  • Contemporary social theory
  • Development and globalisation
  • Environmental anthropology
  • Ethnicity and migration
  • History of anthropological theory
  • Indigeneity in Asia
  • Linguistic anthropology
  • Semiotics
  • Southeast Asia (especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei)
  • Visual anthropology/ethnographic film


AB Chic., MA Stan., PhD ANU


Australian Anthropological Society (Fellow)
American Anthropological Association (Lifetime member)
Hong Kong Anthropological Society
Asosiasi Antropologi Indonesia (organisation now defunct)
Anthropological Society of Western Australia (Member)
Royal Anthropological Institute [United Kingdom] (Fellow)
Association for Asian Studies (AAS) {USA]
Asian Studies Association of Australia
Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde

Future Research

ARC (Australian Research Council) Discovery Grant for project entitled 'Revitalisation Movements in Contemporary Indonesia: Nativist Reworkings of Custom and Religion in Reaction to Decentralisation, Islamisation and Globalisation'. This project will investigate the articulation between the Indonesian Indigenous Peoples Movement and environmental issues and the relationship to governance structures.

ARC (Australian Research Council) Discovery Grant for project entitled 'Social Capital, Natural Resources and Local Governance in Indonesia'. This project will investigate the critique of social capital-based development projects in Indonesia.

Resistance against oil palm plantation expansion in archipelagic South East Asia.

Establishment of 'village forests' (hutan desa) (with IRE and PALMA foundations, Yogyakarta).

Dynamics of co-management of Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi.

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