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ISEK - Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies Social and Cultural Anthropology

Wahyu Kuncoro

Wahyu Kuncoro, M.A.

  • Doctoral Researcher
+41 44 635 22 32
Room number
AND 5.07

Research interests

Historical Anthropology; Ethnicity; Transnationalism; Islam and Mission

Research area

Cambodia, Thailand, and Indonesia

Short biography

Wahyu Kuncoro received a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship (ESKAS) for a PhD program under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Annuska Derks at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich, beginning in 2018. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia) and his Master’s degree in Development Studies from Chiang Mai University (Thailand). He was granted a student fellowship by the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore (NUS), in 2013, and in the year 2017 he was awarded an Erasmus+ scholarship for the Student Mobility program by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Radboud University, in the Netherlands.



2018 – Burmese-Muslim Social Networks in the Borderland: A Case Study of Islam Bamroong Muslim Community in Mae Sot, Tak Province, Thailand. Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai University Press.

Article in edited book

2016 – Musjid Nurul Islam: Social Networking in A Religious Space. In Border Twists and Burma Trajectories: Perception Reform, and Adaptation, ed. Samak Kosem. Chiang Mai: Center for ASEAN Studies (CAS)