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 (26)

Muhaimin Iskandar standing with Anies Baswedan on a balcony at the Hotel Majapahit, 2 Sep 2023 after they announced their joint 2024 campaign.

Muhaimin Iskandar’s Vice-Presidential Candidacy and Nahdlatul Ulama

Syafiq Hasyim

As his running mate, Muhaimin Iskandar could bring something to the table for Anies Baswedan’s 2024 campaign and the former would not be down and out even if their team does not beat the other two presidential contenders next February.

Prabowo’s Shifting Strategy on Indonesian Muslim Voters

Syafiq Hasyim

It is too early to tell if third-time presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s seeming moderate shift in campaign strategy and tone will bear fruit in 2024. But no harm in trying.

Anies Baswedan and the Elusive Endorsement of Nahdlatul Ulama

Syafiq Hasyim

In Indonesian politics, securing the support of the country’s largest mass Muslim organisation would be a jewel in the crown.

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.