Syafiq Hasyim is Visiting Fellow at the Indonesia Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He is a lecturer and director of Library and Culture at the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII), a newly established international graduate university in Indonesia and adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. 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 (18)

Tackling the Problem of Identity Violence Against Pluralists

Syafiq Hasyim|Norshahril Saat

A recent attack on an academic who has promoted pluralism in Indonesia highlights the need for the government to adopt new strategies to tackle Islamist violence against such individuals.

Indonesia and Taliban-Led Afghanistan: Treading with Caution

Syafiq Hasyim|Hui Yew-Foong

Indonesia has been cautious in granting diplomatic recognition to the new Taliban regime in Kabul. There are good reasons for doing so.

Nahdlatul Ulama ‘Going Global’: Charity Should Begin at Home

Syafiq Hasyim|Norshahril Saat

The newly-elected chairman of Nahdlatul Ulama has a grand vision about humanitarian Islam. In practice, however, the policy is found wanting when it comes to attending to the needs of the NU rank and file.

The New Nahdlatul Ulama (NU): ‘Islamic Party No; Islamic Politicians Yes?’

Norshahril Saat|Syafiq Hasyim

Newly elected NU Chairman Yahya Cholil Staquf campaigned on a platform to depoliticise NU in the run-up to the next elections. But NU's new leadership line-up suggests otherwise.

The 212 Movement: Flagging Political Fortunes

Syafiq Hasyim

The decline of the 212 Movement in Indonesia could well portend the decline of political Islam.