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 (7)

Pancasila and the “Missing Word”

Syafiq Hasyim

Islamic political voices, include Vice-President Ma’ruf, force the word religion into the draft 2035 national education roadmap.

Jokowi’s Dilemma: Spirit Versus Sharia

Syafiq Hasyim

President Jokowi Widodo’s cancellation of a presidential decree on alcohol investment underscores a long-running contestation between the powers of the state and sharia law.

Indonesian Muslim Groups Oppose Omnibus Law

Syafiq Hasyim

President Jokowi’s unpopular job creation law creates a new rift with Indonesia’s leading Islamic groups.

Managing the Voices of Islam in Indonesia

Syafiq Hasyim

Indonesia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs’ planned certification programme for Muslim preachers creates another state-mosque flashpoint.

Islamist Groups: Jokowi and the Horns of a Dilemma

Syafiq Hasyim

Islamist groups have been on the up on up in Indonesia. However, a failure to foster unity in the ranks will not bode well for their political fortunes.