Despite having written three monographs featuring Islam in Indonesia, I still hesitate to call myself an Indonesianist, mainly because of the way I have entered the field. Against the background of my academic
Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy, is preparing to go to the polls in a few months. On the 17th of April 2019, approximately 190 million Indonesians will vote in the biggest election the country
Johan Huizinga Building, Leiden University, room 2.60 Leiden,+ Google Map
LIMS talk by KITLV researcher Fridus Steijlen, ‘From long distance nationalism to development aid; Moluccans in the Netherlands connecting to their land of origin’. The Leiden Interdisciplinary Migration Seminars
This seminar deals with the roles of women in the Islamic public sphere. It focuses on the intersections between, and mutual constitution of, religious authority and professional expertise in Malaysia.
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Javanese constructions in masonry from the early Modern period are outstandingly absent from Indonesian Modern building historiography. This gap is significant as it covers about two centuries and a half,
Typhoons have killed more than a million people in Asia in the twentieth century. Their associated storm surge floods low-lying coastal areas. In Japan, it was Typhoon Vera of 1959, which killed over 5,000