About Margaret Kartomi

Margaret J. Kartomi is Emeritus Professor at Monash University in Melbourne, specialising in Musicology and Ethnomusicology. She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1984, made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991, and received the Cultural Award for Contributions to Traditional Indonesian Music from Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture in 2016.

South Asia Studies

Remembering Lance Castles, 5.1.1937 – 27.8.2020


with contributions by Martin M. van Bruinessen, Richard Castles, Barbara Leigh, Michael Leigh, David Mitchell, Halina Nowicka, Anthony Reid, and Heather Sutherland. Lance Castles, portrait by Yasin Tiar, 1999  Lance Castles died peacefully in Melbourne’s Highgrove Aged Care home on 27th August 2020, his mind remaining lucid to the end. He was a pioneering and […]