Dias Prasongko

AIC Rapid Research Participant

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Dias Prasongko received a Bachelor of Politics and Government from Gadjah Mada University with a focus on democracy and discourse studies. He has also worked as a research assistant at the Research Centre for Politics and Government (PolGov), Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Gadjah Mada University. Before joining as research assistant, he has worked as a journalist in TEMPO Media Group.

Prior to that role, Dias was involved in the research consortium “Ground Up: A practice based analysis of groundwater governance for integrated urban water resource management in Semarang”. In this consortium, he joined researchers from the Universiteit of Amsterdam, IHE-Delf, Katolik Soegijapranata University, Diponegoro University, Amrta Institute and KRuHA including the Department of Politics and Government.

Before that, Dias involved in various research projects. One of them, in 2015-2017, Dias was involved in a project called Power, Welfare and Democracy (PWD), which was a joint program between the Department of Politics and Government at UGM and Oslo University, Norway. During this period, Dias was the assistant for Dr. Haryanto – lecturer in the Department Politics and Government.

Aside from that, Dias is also an editor for some books. Recently, he edited a book entitled “Environmental Discourse and The Political Movement Against Tin Sea Mining in Belitung” (forthcoming). This book will be published by PolGov.