Menchik Discusses Indonesian Democracy on Al Jazeera

October 2, 2019

Jeremy Menchik, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Fredrick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was interviewed for a recent online segment examining whether Indonesia is moving away from democracy. 

Menchik was interviewed for an October 2, 2019 segment on the Al Jazeera show “The Stream.” You can watch the entire segment below:

Jeremy Menchik is Assistant Professor in the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. His first book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism (Cambridge University Press, 2016) explains the meaning of tolerance to the world’s largest Islamic organizations and was the co-winner of the 2017 International Studies Association award for the best book on religion and international relations. His research has appeared in the academic journals Comparative Studies in Society and History, Comparative Politics, International Studies Review, Asian Studies Review, South East Asia Research, andPolitics and Religion. His recent research focuses on the politics of modern religious authority and the origins of the missionary impulse.

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