Ms Sorang Saragih
BA (University of Indonesia), MA (Ateneo de Manila University and University for Peace)
Sorang commenced her PhD studies at the Department of International Relations in March 2020. Her PhD research focuses on looking at the state’s responsibility in addressing atrocities and healing the victims in Timor-Leste and Papua.
Before joining the ANU, Sorang worked with an Indonesia-based regional NGO for more than six years. She worked at the grass-roots level with local NGOs, Churches, and women survivors of various conflicts, particularly in the Land of Papua, Indonesia.
Sorang’s primary research interests include gender issues, peace and conflict studies, human rights and impunity, transitional justice, and participatory action research.
Sorang received double MA degrees in Global Politics at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, and Gender and Peacebuilding at the University for Peace, Costa Rica (2017), and completed her bachelor’s degree in International Relations at the University of Indonesia (2012).
Healing Social Wounds: State Responsibility in Addressing Atrocity Crimes in Papua and Timor-Leste