Ahmad Najib Burhani

Dr Ahmad Najib Burhani is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Indonesia Studies Programme of the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and Researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Jakarta.

Articles by Ahmad Najib Burhani (12)

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.

The New, and Not, of Terrorist Attacks in Indonesia

Ahmad Najib Burhani

New perpetrators and tactics, and persistent ideological battles, make fighting terrorism harder.

The Hijab in Indonesian Public Schools: Individual Rights vs. Identity Politics

Ahmad Najib Burhani

Regulating the hijab has long been a tool for both sides in Indonesia’s identity politics struggle.