Full-time lecturers


Prof. Ronit Ricci

Head of Department of Asian Studies
Head of India & Indonesia Section
Graduate Program Advisor - India & Indonesia Section

Prof. Ronit Ricci's research interests include Indonesian history and culture, Javanese and Malay manuscript literatures, Translation Studies, Islamic literary traditions in South and Southeast Asia, and exile and diaspora in colonial Asia.


Dr. Orna Naftali

Senior Lecturer, China Section
On Sabbatical in 2020-21. For enquiries please contact via email.

Research interests: Anthropology of modern and contemporary China, with a focus on children, youth, and education; women, gender, and the family; science and subjectivity; national identity, militarism, and the nation-state; globalization and the rise of the new middle classes in contemporary China.