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 (21)

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.

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.