Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Khairudin Aljunied

Contributor | Khairudin Aljunied (Ph.D. SOAS, London) is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore and Senior Fellow (previously Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia) at the Alwaleed Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University. He is the author of a number of books; recent ones include Colonialism Violence and Muslims in Southeast Asia: The Maria Hertogh Controversy and Its Aftermath (Routledge, 2009); Radicals: Resistance and Protest in Colonial Malaya (Northern Illinois University Press, 2016), Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective (Edinburgh University Press), Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World (Cornell University Press, 2018) and Islam in Malaysia: An Entwined History (Oxford University Press, 2019). His research covers topics such as religious cosmopolitanism, social movements, and intellectual history. He is currently writing a new book entitled Shapers of Islam in Southeast Asia which will be published by Oxford University Press (New York, 2021).