Epistemic Mobilities and the Governance of Environmental Risks in Island Southeast Asia (EMERSA)

Fig. 1: Kampung Akuarium.
Fig.2 : Cilicing.
Fig.3: Muara Bahru fish market.
Fig. 4: Waduk Pluit.

Fieldwork undertaken in February-March 2017, March 2018, September 2018, and March 2020.

Ethnography-inspired participant observation and in-depth interviews with local kampung residents on coastal livelihoods, tenurial security and resettlement, urban flood adaptation, and foreshore and offshore coastal reclamation. Further institutional interviews were conducted with a number of state agencies including the Indonesian Maritime Commission, Royal HaskoningDHV, National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) Secretariat, Northern Jakarta Planning Agency, Indonesian Association of Urban Planners, and relevant civil society organisations including social activist networks (e.g., Mercy Corps, RUJAK etc.).