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CV Dr. Richard Zakarias Leirissa


CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Details

Date of Birth 19 March 1938
Place of Birth Ambon, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian

Education

University of Indonesia, Indonesia

Period 1990
Degree Ph.D.
Dissertation Raja Jailolo dan Halmahera Timur: Pergolakan di Laut Seram di awal abad ke-19" (The King of Jailolo and Eastern Halmahera: Social upheavals in the Seram Sea during the early 19th century). Published by Balai Pustaka, 1994.

University of Hawaii, U.S.A. 

Period 1974
Degree M.A.
Subject Southeast Asian History

University of Indonesia, Indonesia

Period 1965
Degree B.A.
Subject Indonesian History

Areas of specialization

History of Southeast Asia
History of War
Dutch Colonialism in Indonesia
Theory and Methodology

Academic Presentations (selected)

"The causes of the social unrest in Maluku." Seminar on Sebab-sebab Timbulnya Kerusuhan di Propinsi Maluku dan Upaya Penanggulanngannya. June, 2002. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"The spice islands and the Dutch East India Company." and "Eastern Indonesia during the 20th century: problems of adaptation?" Thamasat University, Thailand, 15-18 June 1998.

"The myth of the eternal return in the early modern history of Maluku." Seminar on Indonesian Social History, Jakarta, 8-11 December 1997.

"Developing a technology for the production of medicine in Indonesia, why is it late?" Kongres Nasional Sejarah, Jakarta, 8-11 November 1996. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"The Silk Road: The integration of sea and land and Ternate as a harbour on thesilk road." Seminar Jalur Sutra, Ternate, 1995. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"The Emporium of Banten: A historiographical overview." Simposium Kedudukan dan Peranan Bandar Banten dalam Perdagangan Internasional, Serang, 9 October 1995. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Selected Publications

Books

The History of the city of Ambon. Ambon, 2004. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

(with Prof. Ivo Carneiro de Sousa, co ed.) Indonesia-Portugal: Five hundred years historical relation. Lisabon: Centro Portuguese de Estudos de Sudest Asiatico, 2002.

(translator) Oral history in Southeast Asia. (Translated into Bahasa Indonesia: Sejarah lisan di Asia Tenggara). Jakarta: LP3ES, 1999.

(translator) G. Mc. T. Kahin, Subversion as foreign policy. (Translated into Bahasa Indonesia: Subversi sebagai politik luar negeri). Jakarta: Grafitipers, 1997.

Minahasa in the early years of the war of independence. Jakarta: Penerbit Sinar Harapan, 1997. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

PRRI/Permesta: A strategy to build Indonesia without communism. Jakarta: Grafitipers, 1990. (3rd edition, 1996). (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Prof. Dr. Joke Wattimena: An outstanding Indonesian Pharmacologist. Jakarta, Penerbit Sinar Harapan, 1994. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Biography of Ir. M. Putuhena. Jakarta: Depdikbud, 1984. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

A Social History of Maluku. Jakarta: Depdikbud, 1984. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Memoar of Prof. Dr. G.A. Siwabessy. Jakarta: Gunung Agung, 1979. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Parts of books

"Dynamics of the history of Minahasa." In Reimar Schefold (ed.), Minahasa: Past and Present. Leiden: Research School CNWS, 1995. Pp. 107-116.

"Changing maritime trade patterns in the Seram Sea." In G.J. Schutte (ed.), Trade and State in the Indonesian Archipelago. Leiden: KITLV Press 1994. Pp. 99-114.

"The migration of the Ambonese 1895-1920: Part of the history of Ambonese society." In Pemikiran Biografi dan kesejarahan: Kumpulan karangan. Jakarta: Depdikbud, 1983. Pp. 185-207. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"Lambertus Smit de Haart: resident of Saparua 1817-1823." In Proceedings Dutch Indonesian Historical Conference, held at Laage Vuursche,the Netherlands, 23-27 June 1980. Leiden; Jakarta: Bureau of Indonesian Studies, 1982.

"Biography of Dr. J. Leimena." In Kewarganegaraan yang bertanggungjawab. Jakarta: BPK Gunung Mulia, 1979. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"Local potentates and the competition for cloves in seventeenth century Ternate." In Proceedings 7th IAHA Conference, Bangkok, 22-26 August 1977. Chulalongkorn University, 1979. Pp. 310-376.

"The Dutch trading monopolies." In Haryati Soebadio and Carine A. Du Marchie Servaas (eds.), Dynamics of Indonesian History. Amsterdam-New York 1978. Pp. 189-206.

Articles

"Structuralism in History: an introduction." Mitra, Jurnal Budaya dan Filsafat. Special edition, August 2000. Pp. 25-31. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

(Book review) "Lambert Giebels, Soekarno, Nederlandsch Onderdaan. Een Biografie 1901-1950. Amsterdam 1999." Asian Journal of Political Science.Vol. 8. December 2000. Pp. 151-154.

"VOC as social history." Wacana, Jurnal Ilmu Pengetahuan Budaya. Vol. 1, no. 1. April 1999. Pp. 71-84. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

(Book review) "David Henley, Nationalism and regionalism in a colonial context: Minahasa in the Ducth East Indies." Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde. Vol. 153, 2. 1997. Pp. 298-300.

"Emporium Banten: A Historiographical discourse." Jurnal Studi Indonesia. Vol. VII, no. 1. 1997. Pp. 96-106. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"Dr. J.C. van Leur and economic history: a historiographical view." In Taufik Abdullah and Edi Sedyawati (eds.), Sejarah Indonesia: Penilaian Kembali Karya Utama Sejarawan Asing. Jakarta: Pusat Penelitian Universitas Indonesia, 1997. Pp. 183-204. (in Bahasa Indonesia)

"Copracontracten: an economic institution in Minahasa during the late colonial period." Verhandelingen Koninklik Instituut voor Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde. Vol. 167. 1996. Pp. 265-378.

"Social development in Ambon during the 19th century: the Ambonese burger." Cakalele: Maluku Research Journal University of Hawaii. Vol. 6. 1995. Pp. 1-12.

"In search of Maluku: a historiographical overview." In Hariani Senitiko (ed.) Kirana: Persembahan untuk Prof. Dr. Harjati Soebadio. Jakarta: Intermasa, 1995. Pp. 232-242.

"The History of Modern Indonesia: between continuity and discontinuity." Prisma. Vol. 23, no. 10. 1994. Pp. 3-20.

"The structure of Makasar-Bugis trade in pre-modern Maluku." Review of Indonesian and Malaysian affairs. Vol. 27, no. 1. 1993. Pp. 271-284.

"The idea of a 4th kingdom in 19th century Moluccas." In Buletin Khusus Leknas, Vol. III, no. 1. 1984. Pp. 173-190.

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