Heddy Shri Ahimsa Putra

Heddy Shri Ahimsa-Putra is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Cultural Anthropology, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He studied at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Indonesia, the University of Leiden and Columbia University. He has been visiting professor at a number of other universities in Indonesia and Myanmar. From 2000-2008 he was a member of the team of specialists for the study and conservation of Borobudur. His publicajons include: Minawang: Hubungan Patron-Klien di Sulawesi Selatan ada Akhir Abad 19 (Minawang: Patron-Client Relationships in South Sulawesi at the end of the 19th Century) (Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press, 1989); Sirukturalisme Levi-Strauss, Mitos dan Karyasastrd (Levi-Strausss Structuralism, Myth and Literature) (Yogyakarta: Galang Press, 2001), and Jejak Masa Lalu, Sejuta Warisan Budaya (History and Cultural Heritage) (with Arwan Tuti Artha) (Kunci Ilmu, 2004). He has also published widely in Indonesian academic journals. His research interests include South Sulawesi and Java, social-cultural change, ecological anthropology, political anthropology and theory in anthropology.