Menchik presented a paper on the “Politics of the Fatwa” that mapped the Indonesian government’s attempts to control Islam thru bureaucratization.
Prof. Robert Hefner presented a paper on, “Plurality in Being Islamic: Perspectives from Indonesia on the Balkans-to-Bengal Legacy.”
Prof. Jeremy Menchik spoke at two events at Stanford University on October 12, 2017.
Prof. Jeremy Menchik discusses the recent parliamentary elections in the Netherlands and the history of Dutch anti-Muslim bigotry.
Prof. Robert Hefner discusses comments made by incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Middle Eastern Islamic religious schools.
Prof. Robert Hefner discusses recent accusations against Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama that he insulted Islam.
The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations hosted a recent workshop examining activism, advocacy and scholarship on Islam in the digital realm.
Prof. Robert Hefner on how Indonesia should figure prominently in the next White House administration’s foreign policy deliberations.
Prof. Hefner focused on the challenge of intellectual renewal and political reform in Muslim countries in the face of radical challenges.
Jeremy Menchik publishes his new book, “Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance Without Liberalism” (Cambridge University Press).
Dean Adil Najam interviewed on the significance of President Obama’s first visit to a mosque.
Hefner was speaking in Indonesia this January, giving him a front row seat for the ISIS attacks in Jakarta.
Jeremy Menchik wrote an Op-Ed on the limits of ISIS’ appeal, and how they are demonstrated in the Jakarta attacks, for USAToday.
Jeremy Menchik says that Muslim institutions in Indonesia don’t represent an easy fix for extremism in other nations.
Professor Jeremy Menchik said that Indonesian Muslim organization could set an example for religious tolerance.
Professor William Keylor said that France was selected for attack by ISIS because of their support of U. S. foreign policy in a video panel from Channel 7.
Pardee School centers came together to present an event examining courtship among Muslim Javanese youth.
Professor Gregory Aftandilian has published a monograph with the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) at the U. S. Army War College.
Professor Jessica Stern said that fighting ISIS had paradoxically contributed to its appeal.
The Pardee School brought over a century of expertise and scholarship on security, intelligence and global studies together to discuss the recent Paris terrorist attacks.