Syafiq Hasyim is a Visiting Fellow in the Indonesia Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore, and Lecturer and Director of Library and Culture at the Indonesian International Islamic University.

From 2018-2019, he was Visiting Fellow at the Indonesian Programmes of RSIS, NTU, Singapore. He obtained his Dr. Phil from Freie University, Germany, in 2014 and MA Leiden University, the Netherlands in 2002.

Articles by Syafiq Hasyim (23)

The 212 Movement: Lying Low But Up Against the Jokowi Administration

Syafiq Hasyim|Wahyudi Akmaliah

Despite observations that the group has become defunct, the 212 Movement has held a series of gatherings to display their opposition to President Joko Widodo. One thing is clear: the movement will not endorse presidential candidates endorsed by Widodo.

MUI’s Strong Survival Instincts for a Shariah-Compliant Indonesia

Syafiq Hasyim

The key to Indonesia’s Council of Ulama’s longevity even in the post-Suharto period lies in its dominance of the halal certification system, which other major Muslim organisations have not managed to dilute.

Islamic Studies and Intellectualism in Indonesia: Remembering Professor Azyumardi Azra

Norshahril Saat|Syafiq Hasyim

Islamic scholars and Indonesia’s public alike mourn the untimely passing of Azyumardi Azra, a leading light in Islamic intellectual discourse at home and abroad.

ACT’s Scandal Damages Islamic Philanthropy in Indonesia

Syafiq Hasyim

Recent scandal involving one of the largest Islamic charities in Indonesia threatens to damage public trust if the authorities waste the chance to overhaul the poorly regulated sector.

The Politics of Nahdliyyin: Uneasy Relations between NU and PKB

Syafiq Hasyim

There are indications that the relationship between Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the National Awakening Party (PKB) is tense. Whether the two entities can kiss and make up could determine how Indonesia’s moderate Muslims vote in the next election.