David Kloos is a senior researcher at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands (KITLV). He is also a member of the institute’s Management Team. His work is characterized by a combination of historical and anthropological research methods. He is interested in religion, gender, violence, colonialism, knowledge formation, visual methods, and the social and political aspects of climate change. At KITLV, David is closely involved in the development of a new research agenda on the governance of climate change, in collaboration with a range of partners in the Netherlands, Indonesia, and the Caribbean.