Prof. Dr. Farish A. Noor

Prof. Dr. Farish Noor

Elite Master Program "Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures"

Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Room: Room 02.272
Henkestr.91, Haus 8, Stock 2
91052 Erlangen

Educational Background

1971 1974 Primary Education St John’s Institution, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
1975 1978 Primary Education La Salle Institution, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah East Malaysia
1979 1982 Secondary Education St John’s Institution, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
1983 1985 (Advance Level Certificate A- Levels):

Political Science (A) Economics (A) Literature (B)

Davies Secondary College, Brighton, Sussex

United Kingdom

 

1986 1989 Bacherlors of Arts, in Philosophy and Literature University of Sussex, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom
1989 1990 Masters of Arts, in Philosophy University of Sussex, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom
1990 1991 Masters of Arts, in Area Studies, Politics of Southeast Asia School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom
1993 1997 Doctorate of Philosophy, in Political Science Department of Government, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
2016 September CI-GD-327S-0 Certificate for Games software tools and modification/Game creation Singapore Workforce Development Agency SWDA
2020 November Certificate for Academic Mentoring for Excellence National Centre for Professional and Research Ethics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2021 24 January Certified Psychotherapist, with a graduate certificate in Psychotherapeutic Approaches (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) The Lion Mind Center for Counselling and Psychology, Singapore.

Professional Teaching Experience

1997 1999 Lecturer Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya (UM)
Sept 1999 Aug 2000 AKMI Fellow Working Group ‘Modernity and Islam’, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany
Sept 2000 April 2001 Lecturer Institute for Islamic Studies, Freie University of Berlin, Germany
June 2001 August 2001 Visiting Academic Fellow International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Leiden, Netherlands
March 2002 June 2002 Visiting Academic Fellow International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Leiden, Netherlands
February 2003 December 2007 Researcher Centre for Modern Orient Studies (ZMO)

Berlin, Germany.

March 2004 April 2004 Visiting Scholar Institut D’etudes de L’Islam et des Societes du Monde Musulman (IISMM),

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris

1 August 2004 1 September 2004 Visiting Professor International Institute for Islam and Pluralism (ICIP), Jakarta, Indonesia
1 March 2005 30 April 2005 Visiting Chair of Asian Studies Centre D’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI)-Sciences-Po, Paris

 

 

20 April 2007 20 June 2007 Visiting Professor CISFORM Institute, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
January 2008 December 2009 Visisting Professor CISFORM Institute, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
January 2008 2009 Affiliated Professor Universitas Muhamadiyah Surakrata (UMS), Surakarta, Indonesia.
February 2008 > Senior Fellow (2008-2012),

Associate Professor (Tenured) (2012-present) of the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS).

Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technical University (NTU), Singapore
2009 > International Advisory board member, Journal of Politics, Religion and Ideology. (Routledge) Keele University, United Kingdom
2009 > International Advisory board member, Al-Jamiah Journal of Islamic Studies. Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University (UIN), Jogjakarta, Indonesia
2010 > International Advisory board member, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs. German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), (Leibniz-Institut fur Globale und Regionale Studien), University of Hamburg, Germany.
2010 > International Advisory board member, Centre for the Study of Communications and Culture, Nottingham University. Nottingham University, Conway campus Malaysia.
2010 > International Advisory board member, Al-Fikr Journal of Politics and Usulludin Studies. Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN), Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia
2011 > Founding member, Advisory board, Department of Politics and Political Theory. Universitas Muhamadiyah Surakarta (UMS), Surakarta, Indonesia.
30 May 2011 28 June 2011 Visiting Professor for Asian Studies. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
2011 > External examiner for Deakin Centre for Defence and Strategic

 

 

University’s MA (Strategic Studies) program

Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies, ADC

Studies

Australian Defence College

2 July 2012 29 July 2012 Visiting Scholar Institut D’etudes de L’Islam et des Societes du Monde Musulman (IISMM),

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris

July 2012 > Expert Reviewer for Southeast and South Asia The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and Oxford Islamic Studies Online.

Oxford University Press, Oxford

August 2012 > Honorary Research Associate for the Centre of Dialogue Centre of Dialogue, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
August 2012 June 2014 Coordinator of RSIS External Lecturers Seminar Series Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technical

University (NTU), Singapore

June 2013 July 2013 Visiting Scholar Zentrum Moderner Orient ZMO (Centre for Modern Orient Studies), Berlin
June 2013 June 2013 Distinguished Invited Professor GLASS Global Scholar of Asian Studies, University of Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands.
June 2014 May 2021 Coordinator of the RSIS Doctoral Phd Program (2014-2021) Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technical University (NTU), Singapore
28 June 2015 6 July 2015 Visiting Professor and guest lecturer OSIPP Osaka School of Public Policy, Osaka University, Osaka Japan.
20 February 2017 5 March 2017  Guest Professor/Lecturer Visiting Professor for lecture tour of Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka) organized and funded by the Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan.
27 March 2018 5 april 2018 Guest Professor, Peace Boat trip from Malaysia to Myanmar to Singapore. Guest Professor for the Japanese Peace Boat (Japan Peace Boat Foundation, with the support of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations ECOSOC-UN
November 2020 November 2021 Visiting Senior Fellow. De La Salle University Southeast Asia Research Center and Hub (SEARCH), De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
October 2020 April 2022 Visiting Professor.

Co-teaching the courses ‘Identity and IR Theory’, ‘Global Governance’ and ‘History of Totalitarianism’. (fully online courses).

Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, Japan.

Editorial/Managerial Board Memberships

  • Editorial Board member, South East Asia Research SEAR, School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS, University of London. (January 2021-present)
  • Editorial Board member, Al- Shajarah ISTAC Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilisation, ISTAC, International Islamic University of Malaysia IIUM. (July 2020- present)
  • Editorial Board member, Teosofi: Journal of Tasawuf and Islamic Thought. Department of Aqidah and Islamic Philosophy, Faculty of Ushuluddin and Philosophy, Sunan Ampel State Islamic University, Surabaya, Indonesia. (February 2021-present)
  • Member of Management Board, Middle Eastern Institute MEI, National University of Singapore NUS. (June 2017-July 2018, June 2018- July 2019)
  • Editorial Board member, Journal of Contemporary Muslim Life, Springer Press. (July 2016- present)
  • International Advisory Board member, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), (Leibniz-Institut fur Globale und Regionale Studien), University of Hamburg, Germany. (2010- present)
  • International Advisory Board member, Al-Fikr Journal of Politics and Usulludin Studies, Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN), Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia. (2010 – present)
  • International Advisory Board member, Centre for the Study of Communications and Culture, Nottingham University, Conway campus Malaysia (2010- present)
  • International Advisory Board Member, Al-Jamiah Journal of Islamic Studies, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University (UIN), Jogjakarta, Indonesia. (2009- present)

Awards and Public Services

 2017 RSIS Teaching Award in recognition of Teaching Excellence S Rajaratnam School of International Studies

RSIS, NTU University

2016-2017 Member of the Social Sciences Research Council SSRC, Singapore Social Sciences Research Council SSRC, Ministry of Education MoE, Singapore
 2013 Shortlisted for top five best works on Social Sciences and the Humanities: Farish A Noor, Islam on the Move: The Tablighi Jamaat in Southeast Asia

Movement in Southeast Asia (Amsterdam University Press, 2012)

International Convention of Asian Scholars ICAS, 2013.
 2011 Member, Global Experts panel on Religion and Politics in Asia. United Nations Alliance of Civilisations Programme (UNAoC)
 2011 Distinguished Fellow, member of the Board of Distinguished Fellows, IDFR The Institute for Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia.

Collaboration in Local and International Research Projects

 Project Title University/Research Institution and Research Partners
Contribution of quotes for the Upper Secondary School History syllabus and Upper Secondary Schools Teachers’ guides.

2012-2013

Curriculum Planning and Development Division (CPDD) of the Ministry of Education of Singapore (MOE), Singapore.
Collaboration with the Osaka University School of Public Policy OCIPP.

29 June 2015-6 July 2015

OSIPP Institute, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
Appointed member of the Singapore Social Sciences Research Council SSRC.

January 2016-December 2017

Appointed member of SSRC
Co-teaching of the online courses ‘Identity in IR Theory’ and ‘Global Governance’ with Prof Haruko Satoh,  Osaka University School of Public Policy OCIPP.

October 2020- February 2021

OSIPP, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

Publications

Book projects underway/work in progress:

Under discussion with Brill publishers, Leiden:

Farish A. Noor and Peter Carey (Oxford University, Universitas Indonesia UI). The Brill Handbook on Colonialism and Its Legacy in Asia.

Under discussion with Leiden University Press, Leiden:

Farish A. Noor and Peter Carey (Authors), The Systematic Devaluation of Local Knowledge/s in Colonial Southeast Asia.

 

Books published:

Farish A. Noor and Peter Carey (authors), Ras, Kuasa, dan Kekerasan Kolonial di Jawa, 1808-1830 (Race, Power, and Colonial Violence in Java, 1808-1830). Jakarta: KPG Gramedia Publishers. 2022.

Farish A. Noor, The Long Shadow of the 19th Century: Critical Essays on Colonial Orientalism in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Matahari Books. 2021.

 

Joined UM August 2021

Farish A. Noor and Peter Carey (editors), Racial Difference and the Colonial Wars of 19th Century Southeast Asia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021.

Farish A. Noor, Data-Collecting in 19th Century Colonial Southeast Asia: Framing the Other. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020.

Farish A. Noor, America’s Encounters with Southeast Asia 1800-1900: Before the Pivot. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Farish A. Noor, The Discursive Construction of Southeast Asia in the Discourse of 19th Century Colonial-Capitalism. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016.

Farish A Noor, The Malaysian Islamic Party 1951-2013: Islamism in a Mottled Nation, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, Religio-Politics in Asia Series 1, 2014.

Farish A. Noor, Diaspora: A History of the Indian Muslims in Southeast Asia. Malaysian Sociological Research Institute MSRI, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013.

Farish A. Noor, Islam on the Move: The Tablighi Jama’at Movement in Southeast Asia; Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012. (Shortlisted for the International Conference of Asian Scholars ICAS prize for best work in Social Sciences, ICAS, 2013)

Farish A. Noor, From Indrapura to Darul Makmur: A Deconstructive History of Pahang. Silverfish books, Kuala Lumpur, 2010.

Farish A. Noor, Quran and Cricket: Travels Through the Madrasas of Asia and Other Stories, Silverfish Books, Kuala Lumpur, 2009.

Farish A. Noor: What Your Teacher Did Not Tell You: The Annexe Lectures, Volume I. Matahari Books, Kuala Lumpur, 2009.

Farish A. Noor (ed.), Special Malaysian Issue: Islam in Contemporary Malaysia, Al-Jami’ah Journal of Islamic Studies, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University, Jogjakarta, Vol. 47. No. 1. 2009.

Farish A. Noor, Martin van Bruinessen and Yoginder Sikand (Eds.), The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational Linkages. Manohar Press, New Delhi, India, 2009.

Farish A. Noor, Martin van Bruinessen and Yoginder Sikand (Eds.), The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational Linkages. ISIM Series on Contemporary Muslim Societies, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2008.

Farish A. Noor, Writings on the War on Terror, Global Media Publications, New Delhi, 2006.

Farish A. Noor, Islam Progresif: Peluang, Tentangan dan Masa Depannya di Asia Tenggara. SAMHA, Jogjakarta, 2005.

Farish A. Noor, Islam Embedded: The Historical Development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS: 1951-2003. (Two Volumes), Malaysian Sociological Research Institute (MSRI), Kuala Lumpur, 2004.

Farish A. Noor, Di San Zhi Yan Kan Ma Lai Xi Ya (Chinese edition of The Other Malaysia). Sin Chew Jit Poh Press, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 2004.

Farish A. Noor, Suara Baru Tentang Islam, translated and edited as part of: Dick van der Meij (ed.), Dinamiker Kontemporer Dalam Masyarakat Islam, Indonesian-Netherlands  Co-operation in Islamic Studies (INIS), Jakarta-Leiden, 2003.

Farish A. Noor and Eddin Khoo, Spirit of Wood: The Art of Malay Woodcarving. Works of Master Craftsmen from Kelantan, Trengganu and Patani. Periplus publishers, Singapore. 2003.

Farish A. Noor, The Other Malaysia: Writings on Malaysia’s Subaltern History, Silverfish Books, Kuala Lumpur, 2003.

Farish A. Noor, New Voices of Islam, Leiden: ISIM International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, Netherlands, 2002.

Farish A. Noor, Terrorising the Truth: The demonisation of the Image of Islam and Muslims in Global Media and Political Discourse. (Based on the findings of an international conference organised by the Just World Trust in 1997.) Just World Trust, Penang. 1998.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2022

‘Piety in Motion: The Tablighi Jama’at Movement in Southeast Asia’, in: Chiara Formichi (ed.), Islam in Asia. London: Routledge. 2022: pp. 323-335.

Dragged into the Wars of Others: Southeast Asia’s Entanglements In the Wars of Europe from the Thirty Years’ War to the Napoleonic Wars and Beyond. Manila: The National Historical Association of the Philippines, 2021.

Podcasts:

Prof Farish Noor on the Present-Day Role and Challenges of Technology. First podcast for the series on Technology today, hosted by Elina Noor, for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada/ Foundation Asie Pacifique du Canada, released 26 January 2022. Re: https://www.asiapacific.ca/podcast/between-binary-tech-and-global-south/present-day-role-and-challenges-technology-and-global?fbclid=IwAR3OPWiv_T_Npfilil_ocIVyaGX47eoQ4mx-9xELi-KILCwc5Yxggs9bEwo

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2021

‘The Uses of Magic: Local Knowledge and the ‘Unscientific Native’ in Colonial Malaya’, in: Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society JMBRAS, Dec 2021, Vol 94 Part 2, Number 321, pp. 97-120.

‘Collecting Power, Collecting As Power: Raffles, The East India Company and the Legacy of 19th Century Colonialism.’ In: Stephen Murphy (ed.), Raffles Revisited: Essays on Collecting and Colonialism in Java, Singapore and Sumatra. Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum ACM. 2021: 34-51.

‘The So-Called ‘War on Piracy’ During the Colonial Era and How it Damaged the Maritime Communities of Southeast Asia’. Opening keynote paper; Papers for the Symposium Maritime Communities in Practices in Skill, Knowledge and Ritual. Tokyo: Sophia University, 2021: 5-11.

‘Flogging a Dead Horse? Why Postcolonial Scholars Should Read Colonial Era Texts’, In: Buletin Jabatan Sejarah, Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya. No. 12, July-December 2021. pp. 11-12.

Attraverso le frontiere del Sud Est Asiatico oggi nel pensiero di Farish Noor, Translated into Italian by Pino Stricolli, for the website Le Terre Sotto Vento. December 2021. Re: https://terresottovento.altervista.org/attraverso-le-frontiere-del-sud-est-asiatico-oggi-nel-pensiero-di-farish-noor/?fbclid=IwAR3cKcNhOY_TLyPkmnIz79cegh2yGMeAKyQcLQG7mWyJo1MaLd3VTR72VlY

‘The Song Remains the Same: The emergence of Security Studies in the Wake of 9-11’. In: AcademiaSG, online magazine. 7 September 2021. Re: https://www.academia.sg/academic-views/the-song-remains-the-same-the-emergence-of-security-studies-in-the-wake-of-9-11/

Joined UM August 2021

‘A Common Security Platform? EU and ASEAN have security concerns but need to prioritize according to their needs’, in: Rahul Mishra, Azirah Hashim and Anthony Milner (eds.), Asia and Europe in the 21st Century: New Anxieties, New Opportunities. London: Routledge. 2021.

‘Southeast Asia’s Quest for a Common Identity’. Podcast interview with Kishore Mahbubani, Asia Research Institute ARI, National University of Singapore NUS. 30 April 2021. https://asianpeacetalks.buzzsprout.com/1744847/8411861-episode-3-southeast-asia-s-quest-for-a-common-identity?fbclid=IwAR0FP2oJeCq0U2SPW2ASdBBFmll2Fd7srpJfq2ZboRUyeM2DG3CC8wVI5xQ

‘An Antidote against Narrow Nationalism? Why Regional History Matters’. ARI Peace Dialogue Series, Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore NUS. https://ari.nus.edu.sg/app-essay-farish-noor/

‘A shared history of Southeast Asia: An Antidoe to Narrow Nationalism.’ Op-ed column, Straits Times. 20 April 2021. https://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/a-shared-history-of-south-east-asia-as-antidote-against-narrow-nationalism

‘Negotiating the Minefield of Global Online Teaching: Dealing with Difference’. in Times Higher Education THE, London. 7 April 2021. See: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/campus/negotiating-minefield-global-online-teaching-dealing-difference

‘Listening to Students: The is a wider world out there’, in Times Higher Education THE, London. 18 March 2021. P. 30. See: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/opinion/universities-are-going-listen-students-which-ones

‘The Devaluation of Local Southeast Asian Knowledge in Walter Skeat’s Malay Magic’, in: Biblioasia, Vol. 17, Issue 1 (Apr-Jun 2021). National Library of Singapore NLB, Singapore. 2021: 44-50.

 ‘Seberangan Bagus: Sesudah Kolonialisme Panjang: Menautkan Kembali Kepulauan Melayu’. In: Haris Zuan and Muhammad Febriansyah (Editors), Malaysia-Indonesia: Narasi-narasi lintas Budaya dan Negara. Kuala Lumpur: SIRD Publishers, 2020.

Lectures at local schools:

 31 March 2021: Lecture on the topic The Importance of Knowing Southeast Asia. For the students of Yishun Secondary School, Yishun, Singapore.

12 March 2021: Lecture on the subject of ASEAN Identity and Unity. For the 18th Hwa Chong Institution Model ASEAN Summit, Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore.

16 February 2021: Online lecture about the Rise of Anti-Colonial Nationalism in colonial era British Malaya and Singapore. For Bedok South Secondary School, Singapore. (Online)

8 February 2021: Online lecture about the Historical origins and development of Batik as a Southeast Asian textile. For Jiemin Primary School, Singapore. (Online)

1 November 2020: Online class on Masks and the Use of Masks across Southeast Asia. For Little Footprints Preschool, 24 Cedarwood Grove, Singapore. (Online)

 TED Circles Talk:

‘Why is Colonialism (Still) Romanticised?’, TED Circles online discussion/forum. 3 February 2021. (online)

See:  https://www.tedcircles.com/ and https://www.ted.com/talks/farish_ahmad_noor_why_is_colonialism_still_romanticized

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2020

‘The Invention of the ‘Bornean Pirate’: The 19th century ‘War on Piracy’ as Pretext for Colonial Intervention’. In; Osman Bakar and Ahmad Murad Merican (eds.), The Malay Archipelago: History and Culture During the Colonial Period. Kuala Lumpur: International Islamic University UIA/IIUM Press, 2020: 65-89.

‘Pandemic and Crisis in Southeast Asia’, Video essay for the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient institute’s online publication project Corona Crisis: Local Perspectives of a Global Challenge. Leibniz-ZMO Institute, Berlin. Link: https://www.zmo.de/en/knowledgetransfer/corona-experiences (17 Nov 2020)

Singapura Sebelum Raffles. In: Mohamed Nor Daipi and Fadilah Isnin (Eds.), Siri Ceramah Arif Budiman – Jilid 4. Published by the Malay Language Center of Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2020: 82-123.

‘The Wheres and Whys of Southeast Asia: Art and Performance in the Locating of Southeast Asia Today’, in: Marcus Cheng Chye Tan, Charlene Rajendran (eds), Performing Southeast Asia: Performance, Politics and the Contemporary. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2020: 275-287.

‘More than a Blade: The Keris as a marker of identity and difference in Postcolonial Singapore’. In: Zainul Abidin Rasheed, Wan Hussin Zoohri and Dr Norshahril Saat (Eds.), 200 Years of the Malays in Singapore. Singapore: World Scientific Press. 2020: 1-15.

‘The Burden of ‘Asia’: Decolonising Our Inherited Geographies and Epistemologies’, in: Ho Rui An, Look East Gone West: A Solo Exhibition by Ho Rui An published by A+ Works of Art, Kuala Lumpur, September 2020: 39-43.

Strangers in Our Own Neighborhood: Why Southeast Asians Need to Learn About Southeast Asia. In: The ASEAN, No. 1, May 2020. Jakarta: The ASEAN Secretariat. pp. 17-22

Teaching in the Age of the New Normal.  ISIS Focus no. 13- Voices from the Region. Kuala Lumpur: Institute for Strategic and International Studies, ISIS-Malaysia. 26 May 2020. [See: https://www.isis.org.my/2020/05/26/teaching-in-the-age-of-the-new-normal/]

Covid-19 & Tablighi Jama’at: Religious Movements & the Need for Dialogue. RSIS Commentary. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS NTU. No. 056/2020 dated 31 March 2020.

TED Talk:

‘Why is Colonialism (Still) Romanticised?’, TED Talk. Official TED talk series, online. See: https: //www.ted.com/talks/farish_ahmad_noor_why_is_colonialism_still_romanticized?fbclid=IwAR1Q67kZxvQsNbewGxy7ipEvaTA1b5lJt01hxDQ1-PSbKD7omFCD4qvqOyI&language=en

1 million views online on 14 August 2020

1.7 million views online on 5 February 2021

Op-Eds:

Why the Tabligh Moves: By Invitation column, Singapore Straits Times. 17 March 2020.

 What Fear Tells Us: The Virus Panic as a Mirror to Ourselves. By Invitation column, Singapore Straits Times. 10 February 2020.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2019

Locating Asia, Arresting Asia: Grappling with the Epistemology that Kills, In: Andrea Acri, M.K. Jha, K. Ghani, S. Mukherjee (Eds.), Imagining Asia: Networks, Actors, Sites. Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, ISEAS, NUS, 2019: 17-35.

 Mea Culpa: Re-reading19th Century Colonial-era works on Southeast Asia as Confessional Texts, in: Journal of Southeast Asia Research, SEAR, School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS. Volume 27, No. 1: The Past, Present and Future of Area Studies. 2019: 74-96.

 Don’t Mention the Corpses: The Erasure of Violence in Colonial Writings on Southeast Asia. In: Biblioasia, National Library of Singapore NLB, Singapore, Vol. 15. Issue 2. 30-35.

 ASEAN’s Common Cultural Heritage: A Normative-Cultural Bridge We Should Not Neglect. In ASEANFocus, ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC) of ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, NUS National University of Singapore. April-May 2019: 8-12.

 Projecting Malaysia as a Middle Power: How Defence Diplomacy Complements Our Foreign Policy Agenda. Paper for the 1st Malaysian Defence White Paper 2019. Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security MIDAS. Malaysian Ministry of Defence, Kuala Lumpur, 2019.

Collecting Power, Collecting As Power: Locating the Raffles Collection in its Historical and Political Context. In: Stephen A. Murphy, Naomi Wang, Alexandra Green (eds.), ‘Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman’. Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum ACM. 2019: 10-19.

Migration and Multiculturalism in Colonial Singapore: How Southeast Asians Transcended the Politics of Empire. In: Tommy Koh and Scott Wightman (eds.), ‘Two Hundred Years of Singapore-Britain Relations’, Singapore: Straits Times Publishing, 2019: 60-68.

Educational Videos for Secondary Schools, produced by Ministry of Education MOE:

Southeast Asia in the Colonial Era: The Spice Trade and Early Colonial Contact. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Southeast Asia in the Colonial Era: Uniforms and Medals used by Southeast Asian rulers. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Southeast Asia in the Colonial Era: Collector’s Cards and Images of Colonial Rule. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Munster’s Map of Asia 1598: Revisiting a Borderless Asia. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Batik cloth as historical documentation. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Peranakan slippers as examples of cross-cultural influence and cultural sharing. Written and presented by Dr Farish A. Noor, RSIS. Teaching aid video for primary school history and social science courses. Produced by Huang Yushan/Digitalblowfish, funded by the Ministry of Education MOE, Singapore. 2019.

Singapore Bicentennial Online Posts:

Lawlessness in Colonial Singapore: Part of the Dark City Social media podcasts/posts in conjunction with the Bicentennial Commemoration, organised by the Singapore 200 Bicentennial Office, Prime Minister’s Office PMO, Singapore.

The Opium Trade in Singapore: Part of the Dark City Social media podcasts/posts in conjunction with the Bicentennial Commemoration, organised by the Singapore 200 Bicentennial Office, Prime Minister’s Office PMO, Singapore.

The history of Brothels and Prostitution in the Colonies: Part of the Dark City Social media podcasts/posts in conjunction with the Bicentennial Commemoration, organised by the Singapore 200 Bicentennial Office, Prime Minister’s Office PMO, Singapore.

Healthcare and Public Sanitation: Part of the Dark City Social media podcasts/posts in conjunction with the Bicentennial Commemoration, organised by the Singapore 200 Bicentennial Office, Prime Minister’s Office PMO, Singapore.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2018

The Rise and Decline of Banten: A Case of Colonial Neglect. In: ‘Postcolonial Cities: Southeast Asia’, Moving Worlds, Edited by Shirley Chew. October 2018. Vol. 18, no. 2, 2018: 12-23.

An Imperial Divorce: The Separation of ‘Southeast Asia’ and ‘South Asia’ in 19th century Colonial-Capitalist Discourse, in: Malini Saran and Himanshu Praba Ray (eds), Palgrave-Macmillan press, London and New Delhi, 2018: 301-324.

With Compass in Hand, Eden he Sought: Walter Raleigh’s Search for Eden in the East Indies. In: After Utopia: Revisiting the Ideal in Asian Contemporary Art. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum SAM. 2018: 29-37; 50-51; 52-53.

Book review of Carol Ann Boshier, Mapping Cultural Nationalism: The Scholars of the Burma Research Society 1910-1935. Copenhagen: Nordic Institute for Asian Studies NIAS Press, 2018. In: The Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia (BKI), Issue no. 174 (2/3). Leiden, 2018.

Dictionary entry: The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS, in the Oxford Dictionary of Islam. (revised and updated for 2018 edition). New York: Oxford University Press.

How ‘Fake News’ was a tool of nineteenth century colonialism and conquest’. In: Media Asia, Asian Media Information and Communication Center. Article no: RMEA 1455623. 2018.

Manuscripts from Our Global Past, in: Biblioasia, National Library Board NLB, Singapore, Vol. 13, no. 4. 2018: 2-4.

Thomas de Quincey et le Malais venu de nulle part, In Jentayu: revue litteraire d’Asie, edited by Jerome Bouchaud, translated by Serge Jardin. Paris: Andert-et-Condon, Editions Jentayu, Numero 7, Hiver 2017-2018. January 2018: 19-31.

Still Waters Run Deep: Social Activism in Sabah and the development of State Identity up to the General Elections of 2018.

 Articles/Op-Eds:

The Hero we Need: Hang Tuah as Model Southeast Asian, in Straits Times, By Invitation column. 28 August 2018.

Menentang Orientalisme Kolonial: Kerumitan Identiti Bugis. In Berita Harian Singapore, 12 June 2018.

Why the Empire Debate Matters, in Straits Times, By Invitation column. 17 March 2018.

SG50? Singapore is Older than you Think. in Straits Times, By Invitation column. 8 December 2018.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2017

ASEAN ed il senso de identita comune del Sudestasiatico, In Terre Sotto Vento, translated by Pino Striccoli, 31 December 2017.

https://terresottovento.altervista.org/?p=16576&doing_wp_cron=1514696207.1029050350189208984375

Fake News: Since When Was It News? Biblioasia, National Library Board NLB, Singapore. Vol 13, issue 2, July-September 2017. 

ASEAN Identity, now and into the future: The interaction across borders in Southeast Asia. Published in the Heinrich Boell Stiftung report on ASEAN at 50. Heinrichh Boell Stiftung, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017.

Die ASEAN-Identität heute und in der Zukunft: Interaktion über Grenzen hinweg in Südostasien. Translated to German and republished, Heinrich Boell Stiftung report on ASEAN at 50. Heinrichh Boell Stiftung, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017.

Living in the Long Shadow of the 19th Century: Asian Muslims’ Response to Western Modernity and Colonial-Capitalism. In: Mohammad Nawab (ed.), Pathways to Contemporary Islam. New Trends in Critical Engagement. TBP 2017/2018.

Across Borders in Southeast Asia Today:Envisioning future ASEAN integration based on the complex reality of human lives. Paper for the Japan Foundation Visiting Asian Scholar Programme/Asia 100; Japan Foundation, Tokyo. March 2017.

Where do we begin? Reclaiming and reviving Southeast Asia’s shared Histories and Geographies In: Ponciano S. Intal (ed), ASEAN at 50, ASCC ASEAN post-50 project, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta-Manila.

The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) of Malaysia: A History, Journal entry for the Oxford online Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford University Press OUP, (Ed. Robert Repino) Madison Avenue, New York/ Oxford. 2nd edition. 2017.

Columns/op-eds/articles:

Car-Sharing May Dent the Male Ego, By Invitation column, Straits Times Singapore, 19 December 2017.

How Tech is Used to Distance and Dehumanise Others, By Invitation column, Straits Times Singapore, 21 October 2017.

Manuscripts from our global past, By Invitation column, Straits Times Singapore, 5 September 2017.

Why Have We Normalised Slaughter? By Invitation column, Straits Times, Singapore. 27 May 2017

Fake News: Since when was it News Anyway? By Invitation column, Straits Times, Singapore. 25 March 2017

Gaming and Losing in the Game of Life, By Invitation column, Straits Times, Singapore. 31 January 2017

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2016

You are Under Arrest: Epistemic Arrest and the Endless Reproduction of the Image of the Native Other in the Writings on Southeast Asia, in: Journal of Southeast Asia Research, School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS, London, Vol. 24. No.2. 2016. (pp. 185-203)

Popular Religiosity in Indonesia Today: The Next Step Beyond ‘Islam Kultural’?, in: Moch Nur Ichwan (ed.), Al-Jamiah Journal, Special Volume in Honour of Professor Martin van Bruinessen, Sunan Kalijaga University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Vol.52, no.2. December-January 2016. (pp. 33-52)

Parti Warisan Sabah: A New Player in Sabah Politics. RSIS Commentaries, 262/2016, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 19 October 2016.

The Burkini Ban in France: Triggering Painful Colonial Memories. RSIS Commentaries, 208/2016, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 26 August 2016.

Understanding the Proliferation of Parties in Malaysia, RSIS Commentaries, 206/2016, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 15 August 2016.

The 13th Malaysian General Elections from a Sabah Perspective. (Re-published) Taylor and Francis, Online Journal, Vol 102. Issue 6. 2016.

The formation of PAS in the 1950s: Early development. Contribution to stakeholders report, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS. 2016.

Columns/op-eds/articles:

Try explaining Pokemon Go to kids in a war zone, By Invitation, Straits Times, 6 September 2016.

Angkor Discovery: Between Greatness and Nostalgia. By Invitation, Straits Times, 2 July 2016.

When Religion Becomes a Commodity, By Invitation, Straits Times, 31 May 2016.

Faith in the Public Domain, By Invitation, Straits Times, 19 March 2016.

Terror in the Media Age, By Invitation, Straits Times, 26 January 2016.

Documentaries:

Inventing Southeast Asia: The Shadow of the Guillotine, Channel News Asia International CNAI, 13 September 2016

Inventing Southeast Asia: Kings and Pirates, Channel News Asia International CNAI, 6 September 2016

Inventing Southeast Asia: Conquerors and Merchants, Channel News Asia International CNAI, 31 August 2016

Vice and Virtue: Singapore in the 1800s, Channel News Asia International CNAI, 31 January 2016.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2015

Money Making Bodies: Prostitution and Colonialism in 19th Century Singapore. Biblioasia, National Library Board NLB, Singapore. Vol 10, issue 7, October-December 2015.

Malaysia-Indonesia Relations under the Jokowi administration, in: Diplomatic Voice Quarterly, Institute for Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, IDFR, Kuala Lumpur, vol.2 2015. (pp. 20-23)

The Royal Families of the Federation of Malaysia: Historical Development, Place in Society and Politics, and Role in the Present and Future. Report. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University September 2015.

When the World came to Banten: Images of Cosmopolitanism and Religious Pluralism in Banten, Java, in the work of Theodorus de Bry 1601, in: Kawalu Journal of Local West Javanese Culture, isbn 2339-1065, Laboratorium Bantenology, UIN Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin, Banten. Vol. 1. No. 1. 2015. (pp. 1-21)  

Rohingya Refugees: Turkish Soft Power to the Rescue. RSIS Commentaries, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. No. 122/2015 dated 21 May 2015.

Shared Cultures and Shared Geography: Can There ever be a sense of Common ASEAN Identity and Awareness? Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta.2015.

Nothing Left to Know: Stamford Raffles’ Map of Java and the Epistemology of Empire. ASEAN Studies Centre – Fisipol Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gajah Mada University, Jogjakarta. Working papers series No. 3. Nov 2014-Jan 2015.

The Passing of Nik Aziz and Its Implications for PAS and Malaysia. RSIS Commentaries, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. No. 032/2015 dated 14 February 2015.

The Passing of Nik Aziz Nik Mat: The Legacy of PAS’s Spiritual Leader. RSIS Commentaries, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. No. 031/2015 dated 13 February 2015.

Pluralism Before and After the State: Religious Diversity and Difference in Malaysia from the Pre-Modern Era to the Present, in: Imtiyaz Yusuf (ed), ASEAN Religious Pluralism: The Challenges of Building a Socio-Cultural Community. Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, Bangkok-Berlin. 2015. (pp. 106-122.)

Come Giacarta vede il proprio futuro: gli interessi nazionali soprattutto in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Altamura, Bari, Italy , vii.  17 January 2015.

Responding to the Paris Attack: Beware of the Fatal Error, RSIS Commentary, CO150008, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, NTU 9 January 2015

Maps as Statements of Power And Domination, Biblioasia, National Library Board NLB, Singapore. Vol 10, issue 4, Jan-March 2015. (pp. 10-16.)

Non si deve cadere nella trappola preparata dai terroristi, in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Altamura, Bari, Italy, vii.  11 January 2015.

La tragedia di Parigi colpisce nel cuore del Sudestasiatico in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Altamura, Bari, Italy , vii.  10 January 2015.

Columns/op-eds/articles:

Why the Humanities Matter, By Invitation, Straits Times, 20 October 2015.

Study ASEAN in its Villages, Not Internet Cafes- By Invitation, Straits Times 5 September 2015.

The Y Generation and Virtual Conflict, By Invitation, Straits Times, 21 July 2015.

Singapore’s Southeast Asian Destiny, Straits Times, 13 July 2015

Settling the Borders of Asia, New Straits Times, 15 June 2015.

China’s Investment in Baluchistan: Implications. New Straits Times 7 June 2015.

Violence in Myanmar: Not a Religious conflict. New Straits Times, 25 May 2015.

Restore Dignity to the Rohingyas, By Invitation, Straits Times, 23 May 2015.

Indonesia: Provincial or Central Power, New Straits Times, 13 April 2015.

Contesting histories in Southeast Asia, New Straits Times, 6 April 2015.

China’s AIIB bank: Implications for the region, New Straits Times, 23 March 2015.

The Danger of Erasing History, By Invitation, Straits Times, 18 March 2015

India Assuming its Role in the Indian Ocean, New Straits Times, 16 March 2015.

Erasure of history in Syria, New Straits Times, 1 March 2015.

Indonesia-Australia Spat: When Aid is never Aid, New Straits Times, 23 February 2015.

Passing of Nik Aziz, PAS’s Spiritual Guide. New Straits Times, 16 February 2015.

Nik Aziz: Spiritual Guide, Pragmatic Politician. Straits Times, 14 February 2015.

Death of PAS bedrock Nik Aziz may have profound impact on Party, Nation. Straits Times online, 13 February 2015.

Nik Aziz Nik Mat: The Pragmatic Reformist who Transformed the politics of a Nation. Straits Times online, 13 February 2015.

Indonesia’s Pragmatic Challenges Ahead, New Straits Times, 9 February 2015.

Let Art Shock Society into Resilience, By Invitation, Straits Times, 5 February 2015.

China’s Objectives in Reviving the Silk Road, in: China-Greece.com, Athens, Greece. 2 February 2015.

New Indonesian Leadership to put National Interest above all else, Today, 19 January 2015.

Indonesia’s Logistical Challenge: Spreading the Capital wisely. New Straits Times, 19 January 2015.

Indonesia’s Amazing Social Mobility, New Straits Times, 12 January 2015.

Paris Shootings: Lessons for Southeast Asia, ST Opinion, Straits Times Singapore, 9 January 2015.

Paris Shootings: Don’t give the terrorists what they want. ST Opinion, Straits Times Singapore, 8 January 2015.

Look into the History that Binds Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia focus, Straits Times Singapore. 1 January 2015

Awards/Prizes/Nominations:

Silver medal for Best documentary series in the category of Current Affairs/Politics for the series Across Borders with Dr Farish, Channel News Asia Singapore, at the New York Film and Television Festival 2015.

Nomination for Colleagues Choice Award, for the book The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013, Amsterdam University Press (2014), at the International Conference of Asia Scholars (ICAS), ICAS 2015.

Documentaries:

Down the Line, episode 6 – Channel News Asia, Singapore. 30 March 2015.

Raffles Revealed: Part 1 – Dreams and Expectations,  Channel News Asia, Singapore. 1 January 2015.

Raffles Revealed: Part 2 – Emporium of the East,  Channel News Asia, Singapore. 8 January  2015.

Lectures at local schools:

5 June 2015: Lecture on Maps and the Politics of Geography: How was Southeast Asia invented? Lecture given to students and teachers from Dunman High School Singapore at the National Library Board NLB, Victoria Road, Singapore.

9 May 2015: Lecture on Language and the Language of Politics, delivered at Dunman High School, 10 Tanjong Rhu road, Singapore.

15 April 2015: ASEAN Integration and what it means for National Identity, Lecture to final year students at the Anglo Chinese Junior College, ACJC Singapore.

1 April 2015: Lecture on Deepening International Friendship at the ASEAN level, delivered at Tanjong Katong Secondary School, 130 Haig Road, Singapore.

11 March 2015: Security challenges in a complex plural world, presentation to teachers study group at National Institute of Education, NIE, Singapore.

26 February 2015: The historical development of Postcolonial Malaysia and Indonesia: An Overview. Lecture to final year students at the Anglo Chinese Junior College, ACJC Singapore.

Loans/Exhibitions:

Digitalisation of my copy of Johann Theodore de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry,  Icones Sive Expressae Et Artifitiosae Delineationes Quarundam Mapparum, Locorum Maritimorum, Insularum, Urbium, & Popularum: Quibus & Horundem Vitae, Naturae, Morum, Habituumque Descriptio Adiuncta est: Veluti Haec Omnia, In India Navigatione Versus Orientem Sucepta, diligenter Obseruata, Adeoque Tribus Hisce Indiae Orientalis Descriptae libris inserta funt., Frankfurt, 1601. Volume I

Link: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/printheritage/detail/29a37c8b-cfdc-441a-a9ed-634b466801a3.aspx

Digitalisation of my copy of Johann Theodore de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry,  Icones Sive Expressae Et Artifitiosae Delineationes Quarundam Mapparum, Locorum Maritimorum, Insularum, Urbium, & Popularum: Quibus & Horundem Vitae, Naturae, Morum, Habituumque Descriptio Adiuncta est: Veluti Haec Omnia, In India Navigatione Versus Orientem Sucepta, diligenter Obseruata, Adeoque Tribus Hisce Indiae Orientalis Descriptae libris inserta funt., Frankfurt, 1601. Volume II

Link: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/printheritage/detail/89b3d57e-1bb8-4baa-8893-2819d6aafc61.aspx

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2014

An Insider’s Look at Indonesia’s Development 2014-2019, RSIS Commentary, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, NTU. No. 230/2014, 21 December 2014.

President Jokowi’s ‘Ordinary’ Style and the ‘Wealth of Poverty’, RSIS Commentary, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, NTU. No. 230/2014, 19 November 2014.

I militanti stranieri: ribelli senza una causa in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vii.  November 2014.

How China Sees Itself and Its role in Asia, RSIS Commentary, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, NTU. No. 230/2014, 19 November 2014.

Epistemic Arrest and the Reproduction of the Image of the Colonised Other in Colonial Discourse, Kinabalu Lecture Series, Paper 4. Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University Malaya Sabah (UMS). No.4. November 2014.

Addressing Indonesia’s Maritime Needs: Jokowi’s Ground and Sea-Level Challenges, RSIS Commentary, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, NTU. No. 206/2014, 20 October 2014.

Islam, Youth and Modernity in the Gambia: The Tablighi Jama’at: Review of Marloes Janson’s Islam, Youth and Modernity in the Gambia, International African Library, Cambridge University Press. Book review in: The African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, Open Access, November 2014 8 (8).

Una Riposta al gruppo Islamico Radicale IS in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vii.  29 September 2014.

 Responding to the Islamic State’s (IS) Foreign Fighters: Retribution or Rehabilitation RSIS Commentaries, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. No. 176/2014 dated 9 September 2014.

L’ASEAN e i militanti dell’ISIS che tornano in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vi.  23 September 2014.

Dove cresce l’estremismo del Califfato Islamico in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vi.  4 September 2014.

Anti-Imperialism in the 19th century: A Contemporary Critique of the British Invasion of Java in 1811, RSIS Working Paper no. 279, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University NTU Singapore. 2 September 2014.

Moderation in Foreign Diplomacy (Interview article), in Diplomatic Voice Quarterly, Institute for Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR), Kuala Lumpur. October-December 2014.

L’Indonesia e i radicali islamici dell’IS in Iraq e Siria, in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vi.  25 August 2014.

John Anderson’s Data-Mining Mission to Sumatra in 1823: When Method Creates the Object, RSIS Working Paper no. 278, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University NTU Singapore. 29 August 2014.  

Indonesia’s Legislative and Presidential Elections of 2014: An Overview. In: The Moderate Monitor, Journal of the Global Movement for Moderation Foundation GMM, Kuala Lumpur. 2014. Pp. 60-70.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and Malaysia: Current Challenges and Future Impact, written with Afif Pasuni and Muhammad Nawab, RSIS Malaysia Update, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. 17 July 2014.

When the World Came to Banten: The History of Banten’s Cosmopolitan links to the rest of Asia in Theodore de Bry’s Account of the East, In: Kawalu Journal of Local Culture, Bantenologi Research Institute, Institut Studi Islam Nagara IAIN Sultan Hasanuddin, Banten, Indonesia.

Where is the Religion in Religious Politics? In: Kawalu Journal of Local Culture, Bantenologi Research Institute, Institut Studi Islam Nagara IAIN Sultan Hasanuddin, Banten, Indonesia.

Ethnic consciousness and Local Activism in Sabah: Its Impact on the 13th Malaysian General Elections, in: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies ISEAS, National University of Singapore NUS, Singapore, 2014.

Indonesian Presidential Election: Jaafar Umar Thalib’s ‘Jihad Against Pluralism’ RSIS Commentaries, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. No. 115/2014 dated 17 June 2014.

America in Southeast Asia before the ‘pivot’: The Battle of Quallah Battoo in 1832, RSIS Working Paper no. 275, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University NTU Singapore. July 2014. (Pp. 1-28)

Indonesia’s Elections: The View From Next Door; in New Mandala, Australian National University, ANU, Canberra, July 2014

Exceeding the Gaze of the Scholar: The Challenge of Encompassing Indonesia. Special issue of the IIAS Journal on Documentaries and Documentary-making in Southeast Asia, Edited by Bart Barendregt and Fridus Steijlen, IIAS Journal, International Institute for Asian Studies, IIAS, University of Leiden. IIAS, no. 68 Summer 2014.

Kwa Yeon Woori-ga Deol Asia Daul-su It-nun-ga? (Can we be less ‘Asian’?) Translated by Sungwan Song In: The Journal of the Seoul Arts Centre (SAC), Seoul, South Korea. 2014

La Politica e L’ideologia nel Sudestasiatico, in: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), in: La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, vi.  June 2014.

Le elezioni indonesiane e l’Islam moderato, In: Notizie, commenti ed analisi dal Sudestasiatico. (translated by Pinno Stricolli), in: La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, V,xi.  6 April 2014.

The Religious Factor in the Context of ‘1Malaysia’, in Mohammad Nawab (ed), The 13th Malaysian General Elections: Issues, Trends and Future Trajectories. RSIS Monograph series, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

Contemporary Developments in the Nahdatul Ulama and Muhamadiyyah movements in Indonesia: Alignment, Subject-Positions and Foreseeable Trends. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University NTU, Singapore. 2014. (Stakeholders report)

Brunei’s Imminent Implementation of Sharia Law and Hudud Punishments: Implications for Brunei and the ASEAN region. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS, Nanyang Technological University NTU, Singapore. 2014. (Stakeholders report)

Serangan di Kuala Batee: Pertempuran pertama Antara Amerika dan Asia Tenggara pada tahun 1832,  in the Journal of UIN Ar-Raniry, Universitas Islam Negara ar-Raniry, Banda Aceh, Aceh. 2014.

Trauma and History: Accepting Complexity in the Past and the Present. In: Sharon Bong (ed.), Trauma, Memory and Transformation: Southeast Asian Experiences. Strategic Information and Research Development Centre SIRD, Gerakbudaya, Kuala Lumpur. 2014. (pp. 15-32.)

 TV Documentaries

MH17: Malaysia’s Loss and National Unity- Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 1 August 2014

Forum on Indonesia’s 2014 Elections: The Way Forward- Episode 7 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 21 May 2014

Youth: Indonesia’s Future- Episode 6 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 27 May 2014

The Culture Wars: Indonesia’s Struggle for Identity- Episode 5 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 7 May 2014

The Battle Over Memory: Bali and the 1965 Massacres- Episode 4 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 30 April 2014

Islam: Indonesia’s Future – Episode 3 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 23 April 2014

Aceh: Is Autonomy Working?- Episode 2 Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 16 April 2014

The Roads to Power: Episode 1, Inside Indonesia-The Improbable Country, Channel News Asia CNA, Singapore. 9 April 2014

 Columns and Op-Eds

Everyday Heroism in the Fight against Terror, By Invitation Column, Straits Times, December 2014

Indonesia’s Jokowi following Dangerous Populism, New Straits Times, 17 December 2014

Mistake in Joining IS’s ‘Romantic Adventure’, New Straits Times, 8 December 2014

Whose Century will it be? New Straits Times, 1 December 2014

China’s Need to Win the Technology Race, New Straits Times, 24 November 2014

Rebels Without a Cause: Foreign Fighters in Iraq – By Invitation Column, Straits Times, 19 November 2014

China’s View of the World, New Straits Times, 17 November 2014

Indonesia’s Maritime Policy: Benefit to the Region, New Straits Times, 10 November 2014

ASEAN Integration: Asians are already living it. Straits Times, Eye on Southeast Asia, 6 November 2014.

The Militant Threat to Arab Civilisation, New Straits Times, 3 November 2014

China banking on the Future: AIIB, New Straits Times, 27 October 2014

The Challenges for Jokowi-Kalla, New Straits Times, 20 October 2014.

From Scotland to the UKIP party: Is Europe ready for Integration? New Straits Times, 13 October 2014.

Is ASEAN ready for the AEC? New Straits Times, 6 October 2014.

The Endless Battle for Words and Ideas, By Invitation Column, Straits Times, 1 October 2014

Jokowi’s Cabinet: Rise of the Technocrats. New Straits Times, 22 September 2014.

ASEAN needs a Comprehensive Response to ISIS, Straits Times, 18 September 2014.

Retribution or Rehabilitation for ISIS’s Foreign Fighters? The Nation, Bangkok. 17 September 2014.

Normalisation Before Moderation, New Straits Times, 15 September 2014

Why the State Still Matters, New Straits Times, 8 September 2014

ISIS and the Failure of Nationalism in the Arab World, New Straits Times, 1 September 2014

Indonesian Elites take stand against ISIS, New Straits Times, 25 August 2014

When Under Attack Moderates Must Fight Back, By Invitation Op-ed, Straits Times, 20 August 2014

Indonesia defining itself Against Extremism, Straits Times 7 August 2014.

Indonesia’s Elections: The Options available now, New Straits Times, 28 July 2014

Indonesia’s Elections: The Decisive Moment, New Straits Times, 21 July 2014

Radicalism Abhors a Vacuum, By Invitation Op-ed, Straits Times, 17 July 2014

Playing the Wrong Cards at the Indonesian Elections, Straits Times 12 July 2014

Indonesia’s Elections: The Issues at Stake, New Straits Times, 7 July 2014

Indonesia’s Elections: The Convergence of two opposing discourses, New Straits Times, 27 June 2014

Indonesia’s Elections: Sukarno Everywhere, New Straits Times, 16 June 2014

Indonesia’s Elections: Kalimantan so far from Jakartas political centre, New Straits Times, 9 June 2014

Why Egypt’s Fate Matters to the World, Straits Times Singapore, 14 May 2014.

Indonesia’s Elections: The parties re-align, New Straits Times, 28 April 2014

Indonesian Elections: Aceh’s Autonomy in progress New Straits Times 21 April 2014

Indonesian Elections: The improbability of coalitions New Straits Times 14 April 2014

Indonesia’s Elections This Week: Why it matters, New Straits Times 7 April 2014

Indonesian Elections: The Youth Vote New Straits Times 4 April 2014

By Invitation: Moderate Religion Cannot Survive the Rule of the Gun: Straits Times, 3 April 2014.

Looking for a New Discourse in Indonesia’s Elections, New Straits Times 31 March 2014

The New Game-Changer in Indonesia’s Elections, New Straits Times, 24 March 2014.

The challenges to Moderate Islam in Indonesia, New Straits Times 17 March 2014.

Indonesia’s Success Story: Deradicalisation in Indonesia, New Straits Times, 10 March 2014.

The Media’s Challenge in Depicting Indonesia’s Complexity, New Straits Times, 20 February 2014

Aceh’s Complicated Local Dynamics, New Straits Times, 17 February 2014

Addressing the Many ‘Indonesias’, New Straits Times, 10 February 2014

Indonesia’s Royals Enter Politics, New Straits Times, 3 February 2014

Understanding Indonesia’s ‘Democratic Festival’, Straits Times, 29 January 2014

Indonesia’s New Political Landscape, New Straits Times, 27 January 2014

Irony of Trying to Unseat Yingluck, New Straits Times, 13 January 2014

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2013

The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party: History. In: The Princeton Encyclopaedia of Islamic Political Thought, Editors: Gerhard Bowering, Patricia Crone, David J Stewart. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2013. (pp. 408-410.)

Retour sur les résultats des treizièmes elections générales en Malaisie: nouveaux alignements et positions politiques, in: Etude quadrimestrielle n°2, Observatoire Asie du Sud-est” au
sein d'”Asia Centre,  cycle 2012-2013, Paris July 2013, (pp. 11-24.)

Musulmanes, De La Madraza a La Universidad; Muslims at School: Muslim Education from the time of the Madrasahs to the Modern Islamic Universities of Today. In: Estudios de Politica Exterior Journal, Madrid, Spain. VolXXVII, No. 153. May/June, 2013. (pp. 2-19.) (I)

The Malaysian General Elections of 2013: The Last Attempt at Secular-Inclusive Nation-Building? German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Leibniz-Institut fur Globale und Regionale Studien. JCSAA 2013, Vol. 32, No. 2, Editors: Marco Bünte (Monash University, Sunway), David Camroux (Sciences Po), Andreas Ufen (GIGA). December 2013. (pp. 89-104)

Patriots, Collaborators and the Undecidables in Between: The ‘Colony versus Protectorate’ Debate in Malaysia and the Political Background to it. In the Online Journal for Research and Practice in Humanities and Social Sciences Education, (JHHSE), National University of Singapore. Vol.2 No.2, November 2013. (pp.1-11)

The 13th General Elections of Malaysia from a Sabah Perspective: Local Issues and Local Debates, Edited by James Chin. In: The Roundtable: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Taylor and Francis, Routledge, London. Vol 102, issue 6. December 2013. (DOI: 10/1080/00358533.2013.857144. pp. 540-551.)

The Discursive Construction of the Image of Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi as the ‘Sleeping PM’, In: Bridget Welsh and James Chin (eds.), Awakening: The Abdullah Badawi Years in Malaysia. Gerakbudaya press. Kuala Lumpur, 2013. (pp. 3-28.)

Sudestasiatico: La Democrazia Islamica e la crizi egiziana, (translated by Pinno Stricolli), in: La Terre Sotto Vento, Madrid, IV,iii. July 2013. (I)

The Tablighi Jama`at in West Papua, Indonesia: The Impact of a Lay Missionary Movement in a Plural Multi-religious and Multi-ethnic setting. In: Juliana Finucane & R. Michael Feener, (eds.) Proselytizing and the Limits of Pluralism in Contemporary Asia. ARI-Springer, Singapore. 2013. (pp. 204-231.) (I)

Woman as the Constitutive Other? The Place and Meaning of ‘Woman’ in the worldview of the Tablighi Jama’at, in: Susanne Schröter and Margot Badran (eds.), Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World. Leiden University, Brill, Leiden. 2013. (pp. 269-289.) (I)

General Election 2013: Religion as a Permanent Variable in Malaysian Politics? S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, RSIS Commentaries, No. 061/2013, 10 April 2013. (I)

The 13th Malaysian General Elections: Prospects for the Malaysian Democratic Action Party DAP; Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 015/2013, 28 January 2013. (I)

Islam in the 13th Malaysian General Elections, in: Edited by, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies ISEAS, National University of Singapore. NUS, Singapore.

The Intellectual Revolution we All Missed: The Reform of Islamic Higher Education in Indonesia, in: NUMEN International Review for the History of Religions, Special Volume on Religion in Asia, edited by John Whalen-Bridge, Leiden; Autumn, 2013.

ASEAN’s Multiple Overlapping Borders: Managing Historical Claims in Southeast Asia, in ASEAN Commentary, Vol. March 2013, jointly published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (ISIS), Malaysia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, South Korea, Seoul. (pp. 5-7) (I)

Understanding Indonesia’s ‘Democracy Festival’: Straits Times Singapore, 25 December 2013.

Need for new accord with Indonesia, New Straits Times, 23 December 2013.

Not the Indonesia we once knew, New Straits Times, 16 December 2013.

The Rise of Youth as a Factor in Indonesia, The New Straits Times, 2 December 2013.

The Indonesian State has Changed, New Straits Times, 25 November 2013.

Indonesia’s Great Challenge Next Year, New Straits Times, 18 November 2013.

Muslim-Buddhist Tension Threatens ASEAN, The New Straits Times, 11 November 2013.

Misunderstanding China, The New Straits Times, 4 November 2013

Myanmar Struggles With Its Plurality, Straits Times, 2 November 2013

Bangladesh at the Crossroads Again, The New Straits Times, 28 October 2013

Myanmar needs to accept its Plural society, The New Straits Times, 7 October 2013

Pragmatism in the Development of the University Sector, The New Straits Times, 30 September 2013

The Meaning of ‘Nation’ in Nationalism, The New Straits Times, 16 September 2013

Asian Academia Faces Language Block, The New Straits Times, 9 September 2013

The New Language of Power, Straits Times Singapore, 28 August 2013

The Slow Death of English in Asia, New Straits Times, 19 August 2013

The National Significance of Hari Raya, New Straits Times, 12 August 2013

Troubled year for Islamist parties worldwide, New Straits Times, 5 August 2013

Fear of Radicalisation among Islamists in Egypt, New Straits Times, 29 July 2013

The Other ‘Spring’ in the West, New Straits Times, 22 July 2013

Egypt Needs Time to Recover Normality, New Straits Times, 15 July 2013.

Cairo Casts a Long Shadow over Global Security, Straits Times, 9 July 2013.

The Future of Political Islam, New Straits Times, 8 July 2013

Trade is never just Trade, Straits Times Singapore, 5 June 2013

Time to End the Sunni-Shia Conflict, New Straits Times, 27 May 2013.

To Read More and Tweet Less, New Straitrs Times, 13 May 2013.

And now on to Foreign Policy, New Straits Times, 6 May 2013.

Can ASEAN be turned into a Pop Icon? The Straits Times, Singapore, 1 May 2013.

Revamping ASEAN’s Image for the Y Generation, New Straits Times, 22 April 2013.

Hindu, Christian Groups gain influence in Malaysia’s General Election, The Nation, Bangkok, 22 April 2013.

Race in International Relations, New Straits Times, 15 April 2013.

Religion as a Permanent Variable in Malaysian Politics, Today, 9 April 2013.

Its Good to Have ASEAN Neighbours Next Door, New Straits Times, 8 April 2013.

ASEAN does not accept States within States, New Straits Times, 26 March 2013.

Globalisation and the Limits of the State, The Straits Times, Singapore, 23 March 2013.

Handling the Hype Over the Sabah Issue, New Straits Times, 11 March 2013.

Between a Fluid Region and a Hard State, Rappler.com, Philippines. 6 March 2013.

Republished,  Between a Fluid Region and a Hard State Malaysiakini.com, 7 March 2013

Republished Between a Fluid Region and a Hard State, The Malaysian Insider, 7 March 2013

Republished, Between a Fluid Region and a Hard State Tempo English edition, Jakarta, 11 March 2013.

Using History to Make History, New Straits Times, 4 March  2013.

ASEAN Growth Train Picks Up Steam, New Straits Times, 25 February 2013.

The Gathering Storm Around ASEAN, New Straits Times, 18 February 2013.

Emergence of New Geopolitical Map, New Straits Times, 7 February  2013.

The 13th Malaysian General Elections: Prospects for the Malaysian Democratic Action Party DAP; Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 015/2013, 28 January 2013. (I)

Republished: A Balancing Act for Malaysia’s DAP, Straits Times, pg. 19, 29 January 2013

Republished: What Chance for the Malaysian Opposition? In Bangkok Post, 7 February 2013.

Egypt’s Morsi in a Balancing Act, New Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur, 28 January 2013.

The 13th Malaysian General Elections: Prospects for the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS; Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 010/2013, 21 January 2013. (I)

Republished: Ulama-Erdogan Tensions in PAS, Straits Times, 22 January 2013

Republished: Challenges faced by Malaysian Islamic Party PAS, Lianhe Zaobao, 23 January 2013.

Looking at the Bigger Picture: The Region around ASEAN, New Straits Times, 21 January 2013.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2012

My Southeast Asia: Asian Investigator- The Future of ASEAN. Four-part documentary series for Channel News Asia, Mediacorp Singapore, Singapore. 19 November 2012. (P/I)

 My Southeast Asia: Asian Investigator- Contested Histories. Four-part documentary series for Channel News Asia, Mediacorp Singapore, Singapore. 12 December 2012. (P/I)

My Southeast Asia: Asian Investigator- Cultural Claims and Conflict. Four-part documentary series for Channel News Asia, Mediacorp Singapore, Singapore. 5 December 2012. (P/I)

My Southeast Asia: Asian Investigator- ASEAN before ASEAN. Four-part documentary series for Channel News Asia, Mediacorp Singapore, Singapore. 28 November 2012. (P/I)

 Is Malaysia Ready for an Islamist Prime Minister? RSIS Commentary, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Commentary, No. 212/2012, 27 November 2012 (I)

Republished in Straits Times Singapore, 3 December 2012,

Republished in Jakarta Post Indonesia, 4 December 2012,

Republished in East Asia Forum, Australia National University ANU, 20 December 2012

 The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS: Origins, History and Development, in Gerhard Bowering (ed.), The Princeton University Encyclopaedia of Islamic Political Thought, Princeton University Press, Princeton. Pp. 408-410. 2012. (I)

The Christian Voters of Malaysia: Issues, Concerns and their Likely Voting Behaviour at the Upcoming 13th General Elections, Malaysia Update September 2012, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. September 2012.(I)

 Malaysian Elections: Time for an Anti-Party-Hopping Rule. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, RSIS Commentary, No. 167/2012,  6 September 2012 (I)

 Indonesian Nationalism: Between the Bellicose and the Inclusive. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, RSIS Commentary, No. 152/2012,  14 August 2012 (I)

Political Change in Malaysia and Uncertainty in the Future: Sobering Lessons from Indonesia, (republished) East Asia Forum, Australian National University, ANU, Canberra. August 2012. (I)

Political Change in Malaysia and Uncertainty in the Future: Sobering Lessons from Indonesia, New Mandala, Australian National University, ANU, Canberra. August 2012. (I)

The Forum Betawi Rempug (FBR) of Jakarta: An Ethnic-Cultural Solidarity Movement in a Globalising Indonesia, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Working Paper issue no. 242. July 2012. (I)

El terror y la política de contención: análisis del discurso de la guerra contra el terror y los mecanismos del poder. In: Gema Martín Muñoz and Ramón Grosfoguel (eds.). La islamofobia a debate. La genealogía del miedo al islam y la construcción de discursos antiislámicos. Madrid: Casa Árabe, ISBN: 978-84-615-8094-1, 2012, (pp. 75-97.) (I)

Telling the Story of History: Remembering the Historical Links between India and Southeast Asia from the 8th Century to the Present, in: Satish Chandra and Himanshu Prabha Ray (Eds.), The Sea, Identity and History: From the Bay of Bengal to the South China Sea, Manohar Publishers, New Delhi, 2012. (Pp. 249-279) (P)

UMNO In the Driving Seat: The Challenges Faced by the UMNO Party in the Lead-up to the 13th General Elections of Malaysia- Interview with Deputy Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, Malaysia Update, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, April 2012. (I)

 How Indonesia Sees ASEAN and the World: A Cursory Survey of the Social Studies and History textbooks of Indonesia, from Primary to Secondary Level. S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Working Paper issue no. 233. 22 February 2012. (I)

Expanding the Horizons of Possibility in Muslim Normative Religio-Cultural Life, in: Noor Aishah Abdul Rahmad (ed.), Religious Activism and Women’s Development in Southeast Asia, AMP, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Singapore, 2012. (pp. 18-34) (P)

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2011

The State of the Partai Keadilan Sejahtera (PKS) in Indonesia Today: Viewpoints of Prominent PKS Parliamentarians on the Future Development of PKS in Indonesia, Indonesia Report, Contemporary Islam Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, December 2011. (I)

The Partai Keadilan Sejahtera (PKS) in the landscape of Indonesian Islamist Politics: Cadre-Training as Mode of Preventive Radicalisation? S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, RSIS Working Paper No. 231, 30 November 2011. (I)

Managing Malaysia-Indonesia Relations: Why Soft Diplomacy Counts, in: Diplomatic Voice, Vol. 3, Oct-Dec 2011, Institute for Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR), Putrajaya. December 2011. (pgs. 4-11) (P)

Islamic Nationalism Worldwide: Its Historical Antecedents and Development to the Present. Course/Lecture Study Plan, Journal entry for the Oxford online Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford University Press OUP, (Ed. Robert Repino) Madison Avenue, New York/ Oxford. (I)

Muslim Nationalism in Southeast Asia, Journal entry for the Oxford online Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford University Press OUP, (Ed. Robert Repino) Madison Avenue, New York/ Oxford. (I)

The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) of Malaysia: A History, Journal entry for the Oxford online Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford University Press OUP, (Ed. Robert Repino) Madison Avenue, New York/ Oxford. (I)

Ten Years After 9/11: Controversy over the Meaning of Jihad Remains, As It Always Will, in: 10 Years After September 11- A Social Sciences Research Council Essay Forum; Social Sciences Research Council, SSRC.org, New York. (I)

The PAS reformist viewpoint on governance at the Federal level, Interview with Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad, PAS Member of Parliament. Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, August 2011. (I)

Malaysia: Inter-Ethnic and Inter-Religious Issues Under the Spotlight, In Global International Briefing, Alexander House, Cambridge. Third Quarter 2011. (pp. 72-73). (I)

The Tablighi Jama’at in West Papua, Indonesia: The Impact of a Lay Missionary Movement in a Plural Multi-religious and Multi-ethnic setting. In: Michael Feener and Juliana Finucane (eds.), Proselytizing and the Limits of Religious Pluralism in Contemporary Asia, Springer (ARI-Springer Asia Series), Asia Rsearch Institute ARI and Springer Press, New York, 2011. (I)

Religion and Identity in Malaysia, (with Joseph Chinyong Liow), in: Yang Razali Kassim (ed.) Issues in Human Security in Asia, Strategic Currents, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, NTU, Singapore, 2011. (pp. 107-110) (I)

 After the Bersih 2.0 Rally in Malaysia: Impact and Implications, Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 103/2011 dated 14 July 2011 (I)

 Post-Sarawak Elections: The Sway of Chinese Voters, Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 69/2011 dated 23 May 2011 (I)

 The Arrival of Islam to Southeast Asia from India: The Second Wave of ‘Indianisation’ Revisited, in: Satish Chandra and Baladas Ghoshal (eds.), India and Southeast Asia: Cultural, Economic and Strategic Linkages, Society for Indian Ocean Studies (SIOS), Gyan House, Delhi, 2011. (pp. 82-106.) (I)

 Malaysia’s ‘Interlok’ Issue: Communal Sensitivities and the Next Elections, Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 32/2011 dated 2 March 2011 (I)

 The New ‘Sultan’ of Sulu in Malaysia: Implications for Politics and Bilateral Ties, Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 20/2011 dated 14 February 2011 (I)

 Racial Profiling Revisited: The 1915 Indian Sepoy Mutiny in Singapore and the Impact of Profiling on Religious and Ethnic Minorities, in: Journal of Politics, Religion, and Ideology, Vol. 12. No.1. Routledge, Keele University, March 2011. pp. 84-102. (I)

 The Anti-Mubarak Demonstrations in Malaysia: How Arab Issues Travel, (Republished), in: East Asia Forum, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University. (I)

 The Anti-Mubarak Demonstrations in Malaysia: How Arab Issues Travel, Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 13/2011 dated 8 February 2011 (I)

The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS’: Entry in Gerhard Bowering (ed.), The Princeton Encyclopaedia of Islamic Political Thought, Princeton University Press, Princeton. (I)

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2010

PKR Internal Party Elections: Anwar Ibrahim Strengthens his hold on the PKR party, Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 165/2010, 7 December 2010. (I)

On The Permanent Haj: The Tablighi Jama’at in Southeast Asia, in: Southeast Asia Research, No. 18, Vol. 4, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 2010. (pp. 759-776) (I)

Mapping the Religious and Secular Parties in South Sulawesi and Tanah Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia; RSIS Working Paper no. 213, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, November 2010. (I)

Barisan Nasional Regains Ground: The Galas and Batu Sapi by-elections and their Implications, Malaysia Commentary, Malaysia Programme, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies RSIS, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, No. 143/2010, 8 November 2010. (I)

At Home Across the Ocean: The role of the Indian Muslim diaspora in the Spread of Islamist Networks across South and Southeast Asia. In: Peace and Security Review, Quarterly Academic Journal of the Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies, (ISBN: 984 300 001637 1), June 2010. (pp. 19 – 54) (I)

The Radicalization of the Political Discourse of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) from 1982 onwards, Islam in Southeast Asia: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies 3 (2).

Understanding and De-Essentialising Violence in Indonesia: Review of John Sidel’s Riots, Pogroms, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia, in: Journal of Religion, State and Society; Taylor and Francis/Routledge Press, Oxford, 2010. (I)

On the Permanent Hajj: The Tablighi Jama’at in Southeast Asia; in: Journal of Southeast Asia Research, Special issue on Islamic Civil Society in Southeast Asia: Localisation and Transnationalism in the Ummah, School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS, London, 2010. (I)

From Empire to the War on Terror: The 1915 Indian Sepoy Mutiny in Singapore as a case study of the impact of profiling of religious and ethnic minorities. RSIS Working Papers, no. 206, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, July 2010. (I)

Quran and Cricket: Touring the Madrasahs of Pakistan, in: The International Journal of Pesantren Studies, Centre for the Study and Development of Pesantrens (CSDP), Jakarta, Vol. 3, no. 2, 2009-2010. issn. 1978-8134, (pp. 160-178) (I)

Everything in its Place: Batik as a Means of Spatial and Social Distancing, in: Bemuse magazine of the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2010. (P)

Terror and the Politics of Containment: Analysing the Discourse of the ‘War on Terror’ and its Workings of Power, in Human Architecture: The Journal of the Sociology of Self Knowledge, Omar Khayam Centre for Integrative Research OKCIR, and Casa Asia, Barcelona, VIII, 2, Fall 2010. (pp. 47-66). (P)

Reflections of a Malaysian Academic in Berlin, in: 50 Jahre Deutsche-Malaysische beziehungen: Portraits einer freundschaft danals und heute. Embassy of the German Federal Republic in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 2010. (pp. 247-251) (P)

Present Developments Among the Christian Communities of Malaysia, Malaysia Update, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, June 2010 (I)

The Lost Son of Langkasuka: The Personal Quest and Philosophy of Nik Rashidin Nik Hussein, Artist, in Zawiyah Baba, (ed.) Warisan Seni Ukir Melayu/ The Legacy of the Art of Malay Woodcarving, University Kebangsaan Press (UKM), Bangi, 2010. (pp. 1-24.) (P)

Asia Needs Dedicated Asianists, in: Visions for a Better Asia – Asia Incorporated 100 Forum e-Yearbook; Asia Inc. 2010.

Reformist Muslim thinkers in Malaysia: engaging with power to uplift the Ummah? In: Shireen Hunter (ed.), Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernity. Armonk, New York, M.E. Sharpe, 2010.

Sekilas Ikan Di Air, Bolehkah Tahu Jantan Betina?: Tema Gender & Seksualiti Dalam Hikayat Panji Semirang Asmarantaka, in: Amir Muhammad (ed.) Orang Macam Kita, Matahari Books, Kuala Lumpur, 2010.

The Arrival and Spread of the Tablighi Jama’at in West Papua (Irian Jaya), Indonesia Today, Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) Working papers series No 191, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, February 2010.

Dos caminos al islam: una comparación de los caminos divergentes del Islam normativo en Malasia e Indonesia; in: Awraq. Revista de análisis y pensamiento sobre el mundo árabe e islámico contemporáneo, Vol. 1, Casa Árabe – Agencia española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID), Madrid, 2010. (pp. 64-88)

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2009-2005

2009:

Islamism and the Crisis of Governance, in Partrick M. Cronin (ed.), America’s Security Role in A Changing World, Global Strategic Assessment 2009, National Defence University Press, Washington, 2009. (pp. 45-50)

The Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) of Malaysia: Communitarianism Across Borders? (Revised and Updated) Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) Working papers, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, September 2009.

Malaysia-Indonesia Relations and the ‘Cultural Conflict’ Between the Two Countries, Malaysia Update, September 2009, Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 175, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, September 2009.

The Tablighi Jama’at as a Vehicle for (Re)Discovery: Conversion Narratives and the Appropriation of India in the Southeast Asian Tablighi Jama’at Movement; in: Michael Feener and Terenjit Sevea eds.), Islamic Connections: Studies of Muslim South and Southeast Asia, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), National University of Singapore, ISEAS Press, 2009. (pp. 195-219)

The PAS 55Th General Assembly, Shah Alam, Selangor, 4-6 June 2009. RSIS Malaysia Update, June 2009. Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, June 2009.

The Arrival of Islam to Southeast Asia From India: The Second Wave of ‘Indianisation’ Revisited. Conference proceedings from the conference on Culture, Trade and Development Across the Indian Ocean, Published by the Society for Indian Ocean Studies (SIOS), Delhi, 2009.

Re-Orienting the ‘West’? The Transnational Debate on the Status of the ‘West’ in the debates among Islamist Intellectuals and Students from the 1970s to the present. In: Al-Jami’ah Journal of Islamic Studies, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University, Jogjakarta, Vol. 47. No. 1. 2009.

The Spread of the Tablighi Jama’at Across Western, Central and Eastern Java and the Role of the Indian Muslim Diaspora. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 175, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, March 2009.

The Tablighi Jama’at in the Southern Provinces of Thailand Today: Networks and Modalities. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 174, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, March 2009.

‘There can be no dialogue between PAS and UMNO: Interview with Tuan Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat, Spiritual Leader of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS’, Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), RSIS Malaysian Update. Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, January 2009.

2008:

‘In Search of a Malaysian Identity, Still’. In: Fong Ching Wei and Yin Ee Keong, (eds.), Out of the Tempurung: Critical Essays on Malaysian Society, East West Publishers, Sydney, Australia, 2008. (pp. 8-26.)

The Uncertain Fate of Southeast Asian Students in the Madrasas of Pakistan; in: Farish A. Noor, Yoginder Sikand and Martin van Bruinessen (eds.), The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational Linkages, ISIM Series on Contemporary Muslim Societies, University of Amsterdam Press, Amsterdam, 2008. (pp. 141-169.)

From Pondok to Parliament: The Role played by the Religious Schools of Malaysia in the Development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS); in: in: Farish A. Noor, Yoginder Sikand and Martin van Bruinessen (eds.), The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational Linkages, ISIM Series on Contemporary Muslim Societies, University of Amsterdam Press, Amsterdam, 2008. (pp. 191-217.)

The Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) of Malaysia: Communitarianism Across Borders? Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 163, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, July 2008.

Comment la “Guerre contre le Terrorisme” de Washington est devenue celle de tous: L’islamophobie et l’impact du 11 Septembre sur le terrain politique l’Asie du Sud et du Sud-est; in: Ramon Grosfoguel, Mohamad Mestiri and El Yamine Soum, Islamophobie dans le Monde Moderne. IIIT France and Berkeley University of California, Paris, 2008. (pp. 275-319.)

Where is the ‘Islam’ in the ‘Islamic State’? In: Birgit Krawietz and Helmut Reifeld (eds.), Islam and the Rule of Law: Between Sharia and Secularisation; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, 2008. (pp. 60-71.)

Thinking the Unthinkable: The Modernisation and Reform of Islamic Higher Education in Indonesia; Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 152, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, February 2008.

2007:

Jihad Revisited? Shifting Dynamics of Radical Movements in Indonesia Today. Institute for Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)-Malaysia, ISIS Working Papers Series, Kuala Lumpur, 2007.

Ngruki Revisited: Modernity and Its Discontents at the Pondok Pesantren al-Mukmin of Ngruki, Surakarta, Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Working papers series no. 139, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, October 2007.

Feuer und Schwefel: Yogja und Solo, Zentraljava 2006, In: Documenta Magazine No. 3, 2007: Education. Documenta 12 Expo, Taschen, Cologne, 2007. (pp. 172-185)

Final Report on the Two Week Study and Lecture tour of Malaysian and Indonesian Islamists to Berlin, 19-November to 3 December 2006, (by Farish Noor and Katharina Zoeller), Project hosted by the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO); Berlin and the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Task Force for Germany’s Dialogue with the Muslim World, Zentrum Moderner Orient, June 2007.

Western Discourses on Islam and Muslims in the West, Annual Report of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) of Pakistan, Islamabad, May 2007.

Globalising the Local, Localising the Global: The Dynamics of the Muhammad Cartoon Controversy. In: Studies in Reformed Theology, ‘Freedom of Religion’, Vol. 17, (Ed.) E.A.J.G Van Der Borght, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2007.

Integration, Civic Participation and Citizenship: Muslims In Europe or European Muslims? In: Studies in Reformed Theology, ‘Freedom of Religion’, Vol. 17, (Ed.) E.A.J.G Van Der Borght, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2007.

Ankunft in der (Post-)Moderne. Das globalisierte Protestverhalten der Muslime, In: Lydia Haustein, Bernd M. Scherer, Martin Hager (Eds.), Feindbilder: Ideologien und visuelle Strategien der Kulturen. Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen, 2007. (pp. 96-108)

 How ‘Big Brother’ America Became the ‘Great Satan’: Changing Perceptions of the United States among the Muslim Communities of Southeast Asia. In: Ivan Krastev and Alan McPherson (Eds.), The Anti-American Century, Central European University (CEU) Press, Budapest and New York, 2007. (pp. 109-127)

 Pathans to the East! The Historical Development of the Tablighi Jama’at movement in Kelantan, Trengganu and Patani and its transnational links with the South Asia and the Global Islamist Revivalist Movement. In the Journal of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 27. No. 1. Duke University Press. 2007. (pp. 7-25)

2006:

Charting the new Jihadi-scape of Political Islam: The Pan-ASEAN reaction to the ‘Muhammad Cartoon Controversy’ of 2005-2006 and its Mediatic Dimension. (Farish A. Noor and Sophie Lemiere,) Paper for the conference ‘Translocality: An Approach to a Globalising Phenomenon?’, Tenth Anniversary Conference of the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) 26-28 September, 2006, Berlin. 2006.

How Washington’s ‘War on Terror’ Became Everyone’s: Islamophobia and the Impact of 11 September on the Political Terrain of South and Southeast Asia, in: Ramon Grosfoguel (ed.), Special issue of the Journal of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self Knowledge. Vol V. Issue 1, Fall 2006.

‘From Hassan al-Banna to Yusof Rawa: The Influence of Hassan al-Banna’s ideas and theories on the development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS)’, In Tanjuman-ul Qur’an 2006 Anniversary edition, Edited by Kurshid Ahmad, Jama’at-e Islami, Mansoora, Lahore and Islamabad. 2006.

‘Nurcholish Madjid, Indonesien: Ja zum Islam, Nein zum islamischen Staat’, in Der Islam Am Wendenpunkt: Liberale und Konservative Reformer Einer Weltreligion; (Eds.) Katajun Amirpur and Ludwig Ammann, Herder Spektrum, Freiburg, 2006. (pp. 91-101)

2005:

‘A Second Chance for Malaysia’s ‘Moderate Islam’ Project? The 2004 Malaysian Election Results and the Reversal of the 1999 Scenario’, in Jahrbuch 2004 of the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Bielefeld, 2005. (pp. 156-184)

‘Menunggu Realisasi Impian Reformasi: Pentingnya Konsep ‘Hegemoni’ Bagi Perjuangan Universal’ in Hasmi Hashim (Ed.), ‘Surat Kepada Anwar Ibrahim’, Strategic Information and Research Development Centre (SIRC), Kuala Lumpur, 2005.

‘Uncle Sam to the Rescue? The Political Impact of American Involvement in ASEAN Security and Political Issues in the Wake of 9-11’, in Denis Lacorne and Tony Judt (Eds.), With Us or Against Us: Studies in Global Anti-Americanism, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2005.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 2004-2000

2004:

When Osama and Friends Came a-calling: The Political Deployment of the Overdetermined Image of Osama ben Laden in the Contestation for Islamic Symbols in Malaysia’, in Peter van der Veer and Shoma Munshi (Eds.), Media, War and Terrorism: Responses from the Middle East and Asia. Routledge Curzon, Politics in Asia series, London, 2004. (pp. 197-223)

Victims of Superpower Politics? The Uncertain Fate of ASEAN students in the Madrasahs of Pakistan in the Age of the ‘War Against Terror’, Paper for the conference on ‘The Madrasah in Asia, Transnationalism and their Alleged or Real Political Linkages’, jointly organised by the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM, Leiden) and the Zentrum fur Moderner Orient (Centre for Modern Orient Studies, ZMO, Berlin), 23-25 May 2004.

Islamic Foundations to Economics, in Frank-Jurgen Richter and Pamela C. M. Mar (Eds.), Asia’s New Crisis: Renewal Through Ethical Management, World Economic Forum, John Wiley and Sons, Singapore, 2004. (pp. 96-117)

The Challenges and Prospects for ‘Progressive Islam’ in Southeast Asia: Reclaiming the Faith in the Age of George Bush and Osama ben Laden. ICIP International Centre for Islam and Pluralism, ICIP Journal no.1. Jakarta.

Sharia Gambit in Malaysia, Far Eastern Economic Review, Hong Kong, 167(1). 22.

Indonesia: Betrayal of Aceh, Economic and Political Weekly, 39. 2679-2680.

2003:

‘Fighting Demons in the Kingdom of the Blind: Media and the Politics of Demonization in the wake of 11 September’, in Dick Van der Meij (Ed.), Islam and the West: Obstacles and Solutions in Search for a New World Civilisation. Centre for Languages and Cultures in association with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung, Jakarta, Indonesia 2003. (pp. 32-39) 

‘Reaping the Bitter Harvest after twenty years of State Islamisation: The Malaysian Experience’, in Rohan Gunaratna (Ed.), Terrorism in the Asia Pacific: Threat and Response. Eastern University Press, Times Media, Singapore, 2003. (pp. 178-202)

‘Salafiyya Purists in the land of Shadow Puppets and Hindu Temples: The Tablighi Jamaat in Indonesia’, Paper for the Wissenschaftliche Konferenz zur gegenwartsbezogenen Forchung im Vorderen Orient (DAVO Congress), Hamburg, 20-22 November 2003.

‘Blood, Sweat and Jihad: The Radicalisation of the Discourse of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) from the 1980s to the Present’. In the Journal of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEA), Singapore, Vol. 25. no. 2, August 2003. (pp. 200-232)

‘Vanguard of an Islamic Civil Society? The Political Development of Malaysia’s Islamic Youth Movement (ABIM) from 1970 to the present’, paper at the conference on ‘Religion, Transnationalism and Radicalism’ organised by the International Institute of Asian Studies (IIAS), International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Africa Studies Center (AFC), International Institute for Social History (IISH) and supported by CNWS (Research School for Asian, African, and Amerindian Studies), CERES (Research School for Resource Studies for Development) and ASSR (Amsterdam School for Social Science Research) in Amsterdam, 20-21 June 2003. (unpublished)

‘The localization of Islamist Discourse in the Tafsir of Tuan Guru Nik Aziz Nik Mat, Murshid’ul Am of PAS’, in Virginia Hooker and Noraini Othman (Eds.), Malaysia: Islam, Society and Politics – Essays in Honour of Clive S. Kessler, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), National University of Singapore (NUS), 2003. (pp. 195-235)

‘The Impact of 11 September on the domestic politics of Malaysia and ASEAN’ in Han Sung-Joo (Ed.), ‘Coping with 9-11: Asian Perspectives on Global and Regional Order’, Japan Centre for International Exchange (JCIE), Tokyo and New York. June 2003. (pp. 71-95) “What is the victory of Islam? Towards a Different Understanding of the Ummah and Political Success in the Contemporary World”, in Omid Safi, (Ed.) Progressive Muslims:   On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism, Oneworld Publications, Oxford. 2003. (pp. 320-332) Making Sense of ‘Malaysia’, in D Amoroso, C B Kheng, Farish A Noor, Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, Kyoto. No.3.

2002:

11 September and its Impact on Malaysian Domestic Politics’ in Andrew Tan and Kumar Ramakrishna (Eds.), ‘The New Terrorism: Anatomy, Trends and Counter-Strategies’. Singapore, Times / Eastern Universities Press. 2002. ‘Commemorer les femmes, obliterer l’Empire’, in Marie-Elise Palmier-Chatelain and Pauline Lavagne d’Ortigue (Eds.), l’Orient des Femmes, ENS Editions, Ecole Normale Superieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Paris, 2002. (pp. 237-256)

‘Constructing Kafirs: The Formation of Political Frontiers between the Islamic Opposition and the Malaysian government during the 1998-1999 political crisis in Malaysia’, in Angelika Neuwirth and Andreas Pflitsch, Crisis and Memory in Islamic Societies. Orient Institute of Beirut, Beirut. 2002. (pp. 403-418)

Towards an Islamic Reformation: Civil Liberties, Human Rights and International Law (Book review), in Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 20 (2), London.

Negotiating Islamic Law, in Far Eastern Economic Review, Hong Kong. 19.

PAS post-Fadzil Noor: Future Directions and Prospects. Institute for Southeast Asian Studies ISEAS, National University of Singapore NUS, Singapore.

2001:

Islamisation by Degrees: Europe in the formation of new Islamist consciousness among Malaysian students and activists between the 1970s and the 1990s.’ Paper for the International Conference on ‘Cosmopolitanism, Human Rights, and Sovereignty in Multicultural Europe’; Organised by the Institute of European Studies, UC-Berkeley and the Centre for Global, International, and Regional Studies UC, Santa Cruz on May 4 and 5, 2001.(Unpublished.)

‘Living in the shadow of 11 September: How External Variable Factors Have Shaped the Domestic Politics of Malaysia’. In Dialogue and Cooperation, Occasional Papers series, Southeast Asia and Europe. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Singapore, 2001.

`1998-99 Malezya`daki Siyasi Kriz Doneminde Iktidar ile Islamci Muhalefet Arasinda Politik Sinirlarin Olusumu’, tranlated by Sema Durmus, in Tezkire, Vol. 23, November-December 2001. (pp. 168-183)

‘Islam et Politique en Malaisie: Une Trajectoire Singuliere’ (Translated by Dr. Romain Bertrand). In Critique Internationale, no. 13. Octobre 2001. Presses de CERI-Sciences Po. Paris, 2001.

‘Beyond Eurocentrism: The Need for a Multicultural Understanding of Human Rights’, in Martha Meijer (Ed.) ‘Dealing With Human Rights: Asian and Western Views on the Value of Human Rights.’ Netherlands Humanist Committee on Human Rights (HOM). Westview Publishing, Oxford. 2001.

The Evolution of Jihad in Islamist Political Discourse: How a Plastic Concept Became Harder. Social Science Research Council. Electronic document, http://www. ssrc. org/septl, 1.

The Image of Ben Laden, Far Eastern Economic Review, Hong Kong. 164(47)

2000:

From Majapahit to Putrajaya: The Kris as a symptom of civilisational development and decline. In Journal of Southeast Asia Research, vol. 8. no. 3. School of Oriental and African Studies, London. November 2000. (pp. 239-280)

Malaysia: The Drift Towards Religious Politics. In Encounter. Volume 3. No. 2. Delhi. India. Mar-Apr 2000.

UMNO, PAS and the Ulama- Challenges and Obstacles to Reform. Commentary, International Movement for a Just World (JUST), Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. 39. (pp.4-5)

Caught Between the Ulama, Indian Journal for Secularism IJS- Journal for the Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai, India.

The Real Cry of Syed Shaykh al-Hady: With selections of his writings by his son Syed Alwi al-Hady, (book review), Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society JMBRAS, Kuala Lumpur. No. 73 (2).

The Caliphate: Coming soon to a country near you? The Globalisation of Islamic Discourse and its Impact on Malaysia and Beyond. Institut fur Islamwissenschaft, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin.

Working Papers/ Chapters / Essays/ Commentaries in books, journals and academic-related magazines: 1999-1996

1999:

‘Values in the Dynamics of Malaysia’s Internal and External Political Relations’, in Changing Values in Asia: Their impact on Governance and Development. Edited by Han Sung-Joo. Japan Centre for International Exchange (JCIE) and Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore and Tokyo. 1999. (pp. 146-177)

‚Eine partikulare Form des Universalismus: Menchenrechte aus einer Eurozentristichen Perspektive?’ In Eurozentrismus: Was gut ist, setzt sich durch? Sanchita Basu, Evelyne Höhme-Serke and Maria Macher (eds). IKO- Verlag für Interkulturelle Kommunikation, Berlin, 1999.

‘The East India Company Revisited’. In New Voice of Asia (NVOA), Kuala Lumpur. Vol 1. No. 4. 1999.

‘Looking for Reformasi: the discursive dynamics of the Reformasi movement and its prospects as a political project’. In Indonesia and the Malay World, School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London. Vol. 27. No. 77. March 1999.

‘The Fundamentalist Logic Behind the India-Pakistan Nuclear Arms Race’. In Fellowship Journal: Disarmament and Justice, New York. Vol. 65. No.3-4. March-April 1999.

‘From Boom to Bust? The Malaysian economic crisis in perspective’. In the Islamic World Report: Malaysia. Islamic Texts Society, Cambridge. 1999.

Islam vs Secularism? The New Political Terrain in Malaysia and Indonesia. In ISIM Newsletter, International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, Netherlands. No. 4.1.

Malaysia: Islam vs. Secularism? Far Eastern Economic Review, Hong Kong. No. 24.

1998:

‘Een antwoord op Essentialisme en Eurocentrisme’ In Martha Meijer (Ed.) Grondrecht en Wissengeld (Asian and Western Views on Universality and Human Rights.) HOM (Humanist Committee on HumanRights). Amsterdam. 1998.

1997:

‘Innocents Abroad? The Erasure of the Question of Race and Power in Contemporary Feminist and ‘Nostalgic’ Travelogues’. In the Journal of Southeast Asia Research, School of Oriental and AfricanStudies (SOAS), University of London. March. 1997.

1996:

Eine Kritik des westlichen Essentialismus: Das ostliche Verstandnis von Menschenrechten ais Instrument neokolonialer Intervention. In: Sudostasien Information, 12.16. Berlin.