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Brigham M. Golden

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Pekerjaan Doctoral Candidate, Columbia University Occupation
Alamat Department of Anthropology, Schermerhorn Hall
Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
United States of America

Tel: (212)-691-1499
Email bmg9columbia.edu Email
Minat peneliti P.T. Freeport Indonesia, Mimika, Papua Merdeka as Ideology and Politics, Economies of Conflict, Moni, Indigenist Politics, Millenialism, Anthropology and Activism, Gender, Violence. Research interests
Biodata Brigham Golden is currently completing a doctoral thesis about Freeport Indonesia in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University. He spent six of the last eleven years in Indonesia, much of that time in Papua, conducting ethnographic research (details). Biodata
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Brigham Golden has spent six of the last eleven years in Indonesia as an advocate, consultant and researcher focusing on social, cultural and environmental issues. He has worked with a wide variety of institutions in the public, NGO, and private sectors, including the Indonesian Government, The World Bank, USAID, the World Wide Fund for Nature, the University of Indonesia, the University of Cenderawasih, Freeport Indonesia, Rio Tinto, Newmont Nusa Tenggara and British Petroleum.

Since 1994 Brigham has pursued a particular interest in the Indonesian province of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), having spent nearly 2 years on the ground there. He has worked closely with most of the important Papuan civil society organizations, including ELSHAM, HAMAK, YPMD, FORERI, and LPM. He has conducted extensive ethnographic research in the Timika area for a Ph.D. in Anthropology at Columbia University, and served as an election monitor in Timika during the 1999 general elections.

In the United States Brigham has been deeply involved in issues related to Papua through his affiliations in New York and Washington D.C. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on Papua, where he is chairman of the working group on Social Development and one of the primary authors of the Councils recently released report on Papua. Brighams academic affiliations include Columbia University and the American Anthropological Association, where he is a member of the Melanesian Interest Group. In addition, Brigham is also a board member of the Papua Resource Center, a New York-based non-profit facilitating information exchange, program development, and institutional relations between Papuans and the international community of individuals and organizations interested in Papua.

Brigham has been published by the International Herald Tribune, The Asia Society, the Van Zorge Report on Indonesia, and the Society for Feminist Anthropologists. He is a regular source for international periodicals on issues related to Papua and Indonesia, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, The Financial Times, and The New Internationalist.

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