Dr. Phil. Syafiq Hasyim



Dr. Hasyim is a lecturer and Director of Library and Culture at the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII), and adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University of Jakarta. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Indonesia Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and at the Indonesian Programmes of RSIS, NTU, Singapore. He obtained his PhD from Freie University in 2014 and MA from Leiden University in 2002. He has published books, journal articles, commentaries in various newspapers and also has produced visual commentaries through TV and You Tube Channels.


The Politics of ‘Halal’: From Cultural to Structural Shariatisation in Indonesia. (2022)

2021, “Politics of Fatwa, ‘Deviant Groups’ and Takf?r in the Context of Indonesian Pluralism: A Study of the Council of Indonesian Ulama,” in Muhammad Khalid Masud, Kari Vogt, Lena Larsen, and Christian Moe (eds), Freedom of Expression in Islam: Challenging Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws, published by I.B.Tauris, London

2021, Rising Islamic Conservatism in Indonesia: Islamic Groups and Identity Politics, Leonard Sebastian, Syafiq Hasyim, Alex Arifianto, Routledge

2021, “Aliran Politics, Political Jihad, and Disappointment: Notes for Muslim Javanese in the Pre- and Post-2019 General Election in Central Java”, in Leonard Sebastian and Alex Arifianto (Eds.), The 2018 and 2019 Indonesian Elections Identity Politics and Regional Perspectives, published by Routledge

2019: “The Secular and the Religious: Secularization and Shariatisation in Indonesia,” in Religion, Secularism and Democracy in Southeast Asia, edited by Prof. Vidhu Verma, published by Oxford University Press

2019, “Religious Pluralism Revisited: Discursive Patterns of the Ulama Fatwa in Indonesia and Malaysia”, Studia Islamika (Q2), Vol.26,No.3,2019

2019, “Fatwa and Democracy: Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI, Council of Indonesia Ulama) and the Rising Conservatism of Indonesian Islam,” the TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia (Q1), pp. 1-15

2018, Islam Nusantara dalam Konteks dari Multikulturalisme Hingga Radikalisme (Islam of Archipelago in Context: From Multiculturalism to Radicalism), Gading: Yogyakarta