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<p>Noorhaidi Hasan, born on 7 December 1971 in Amuntai, Indonesia, is a professor of Islam and politics at the Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is currently the dean of Sharia and Law Faculty at the same university. Having completed his BA in Islamic law from the State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (1994), he was appointed a teaching staff at the same university. In 1997 he had the opportunity to continue his graduate studies abroad owing to the scholarship provided by different institutions in the Netherlands. He obtained MA from Leiden University (1999), MPhil from the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (2000), and PhD from Utrecht University (2005).</p>

<p>Among his publications are <em>Laskar Jihad: Islam, Militancy and the Quest for Identity in Post-New Order Indonesia</em> (Ithaca, New York: Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 2006); &ldquo;The Making of Public Islam: Piety, Agency and Commodification on the Landscape of the Indonesian Public Sphere,&rdquo; <em>Contemporary Islam</em>, Vol. 3, No. 3 (2009): 229-250; &ldquo;Political Islam in Indonesia&rdquo; in <em>Religion and Politics in South and Southeast Asia</em>, ed. Ishtiaq Ahmed (London and New York: Routledge, 2011), 136-156; and &nbsp;&ldquo;Post-Islamist Politics in Indonesia,&rdquo; dalam Asef Bayat (ed.), <em>Post-Islamism The Changing Faces of Islamism</em> (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 157-184.</p>

<p>Besides delivering talks and lectures on Islam and politics in various academic forums at home and abroad, he has been involved in trainings and workshops on international humanitarian law, including in recent ICRC-Gadjah Mada University Short Course on International Humanitarian Law in Yogyakarta and Academic-CSO Expert Meeting: The Role of Armed Non-State Actors in Protecting Civilians in Asia&rdquo; in Manila, the Philippines.</p>