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Irene Hadiprayitno

University Lecturer

Dr. I. Hadiprayitno
+31 70 800 9446

Fields of interest

My research centres on the political economy of human rights, particularly in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. I am interested in the role of human rights in social and political processes that aim at securing basic needs, or put it differently, how human rights norms and discourses are put into work and what are the impacts thereof. So far I have been focusing on the translation and the institutionalisation of human rights, economic, social and cultural rights, and the right to food. My most recent research examines the negotiation of human rights in the context of agricultural modernisation in Merauke, Papua, Indonesia. 


BA International Studies Courses:

  • Configuring the World
  • Introduction to Area Studies
  • Culture in East Asia
  • Culture in South and Southeast Asia
  • International Economics
  • History in East Asia
  • History in South and Southeast Asia
  • Politics in South and Southeast Asia


PhD in Political Economy, Human Rights and Development, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht University, 2009.

LLM in International Protection of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Utrecht University, 2001.

BA in Political Science, International Relations, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, 2000.

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS Indonesie

Work address

Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Room number 5.62



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