Ahmad Najib Burhani

Dr Ahmad Najib Burhani is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Indonesia Studies Programme of the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and research professor and Chairman of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities (ISSH) at the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN).

Articles by Ahmad Najib Burhani (14)

A Peaceful Election at Muhammadiyah’s 48th Congress Can Be an Example for Indonesia

Ahmad Najib Burhani

Muhammadiyah’s smooth running of its recent leadership election shows that democratic choice can be exercised by letting candidates’ reputations speak for themselves.

Azyumardi Azra

Considering the Optimism of Azyumardi Azra: The Future of Islam in Southeast Asia

Ahmad Najib Burhani

The late renowned Muslim scholar Azyumardi Azra had unlimited optimism about Southeast Asia's position as the future of Islam.

Silencing the Din in Indonesian Cities

Rusli Cahyadi|Ahmad Najib Burhani

For the longest time, Indonesians endured a sonic pandemonium in their cities. It is about time that some regulation is effected to lower levels of noise.

Muktamar and the Future of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU)

Aisah Putri Budiatri|Ahmad Najib Burhani

The largest Islamic organisation in Indonesia will hold its congress in December to elect its next chairman. The new leader will have his work cut out for him.

Digital Islam in Indonesia: The Shift of Ritual and Religiosity during Covid-19

Wahyudi Akmaliah|Ahmad Najib Burhani

Covid-19 has forced various Muslim groups to adopt digital platforms in their religious activities. Controversy, however, abounds regarding the online version of the Friday Prayer. In Islamic law, this ritual is wajib (mandatory) for male Muslims.