Roy Thaniago


PhD Researcher in Anthropology and Sociology
Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy
Spoken languages
Indonesian, English
Areas of expertise
  • Indonesian Media Industry and Culture
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Indonesia


Roy Thaniago is an incoming first-year PhD student at the Anthropology and Sociology department at IHEID and a team member of the SNF-funded research project "Images, (In)visibilities, and Work on Appearance" led by Prof. Patricia Spyer. He holds a master degree in Media and Communications Studies from Lund University in Sweden. His research interests include media, identity, and the politics of appearance. Prior to joining IHEID, Roy was the founder and former executive director of the Jakarta-based media research and monitoring institute Remotivi.


Selected publications

Working papers

Public writings