Publications

Books and Special Issue

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Becoming Better Muslims: Religious Authority and Ethical Improvement in Aceh, Indonesia
Princeton: Princeton University Press, forthcoming 2018

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Straying from the Straigh Path: How Senses of Failure Invigorate Lived Religion
Co-edited with Daan Beekers.
New York & Oxford: Berghahn, forthcoming 2018

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Studying Female Islamic Authority: From Top-Down to Bottom-Up Modes of Certification
Co-edited with Mirjam Künkler
Asian Studies Review 40 (4), 2016.
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Islam and the Limits of the State: Reconfigurations of Practice, Community and Authority in Contemporary Aceh
Co-edited with R. Michael Feener and Annemarie Samuels.  Leiden: Brill.
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Journal articles and book chapters

Introduction: The Productive Potential of Moral Failure in Lived Islam and Christianity
Co-authored with Daan Beekers
In: Straying from the Straight Path: How Senses of Failure Invigorate Lived Religion, ed. Daan Beekers and David Kloos. New York & Oxford: Berghahn, forthcoming 2018.

The Ethics of Not-Praying: Religious Negligence, Life Phase and Social Status in Aceh, Indonesia
In: Straying from the Straight Path: How Senses of Failure Invigorate Lived Religion, ed. Daan Beekers and David Kloos. New York & Oxford: Berghahn, forthcoming 2018.

Visualizing Female Islamic Leadership in Indonesia: Suara Aisyiyah and Amanah
Co-authored with Tika Ramadhini
In: Voyage of Discovery: Exploring the Collections of the Asian Library at Leiden University, ed. Alexander Reeuwijk. Leiden: Leiden University Press, forthcoming 2017.

Islam and Citizenship in Malaysia and Indonesia
Co-authored with Ward Berenschot
In: Citizenship and Democratization in Southeast Asia, ed. Ward Berenschot, Henk Schulte Nordholt and Laurens Bakker, pp. 178-207. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Studying Female Islamic Authority: From Top-Down to Bottom-Up Modes of Certification
Co-authored with Mirjam Künkler

Asian Studies Review 40, 4 (2016), 479-490. Abstract

The Salience of Gender: Female Islamic Authority in Aceh, Indonesia
Asian Studies Review 40, 4 (2016), 527-544. Abstract (English)

From Acting to Being: Expressions of Religious Individuality in Aceh, ca. 1600-1900
Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction 39, 3 (2015): 437-61. Abstract

Images of Violence and Piety in Aceh
In: Islam, Politics and Change: The Indonesian Experience, ed. Kees van Dijk and Nico Kaptein, pp. 269-94. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2015.

Living in a Makeshift World? Mobility, Temporariness, and Everyday Life in Indonesia
Visual Anthropology Review  31, 2 (2015), 147–162. Abstract

Sinning and Ethical Improvement in Contemporary Aceh
In: Islam and the Limits of the State: Reconfigurations of Practice, Community and Authority in Contemporary Aceh, ed. R. Michael Feener, David Kloos and Annemarie Samuels, pp.  56-86. Leiden: Brill, 2015.

In the Name of Syariah? Vigilante Violence, Territoriality, and Moral Authority in Aceh, Indonesia
Indonesia 98 (2014), 59-90. Abstract

A Crazy State: Violence, Psychiatry and Colonialism in Aceh, ca. 1910-1942
Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia] 170, 1 (2014), 25–65.

Two Recent Volumes on Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia (Review Article)
Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia] 169, 4 (2013), 518-24.

Piety, Aspiration and Everyday Life in Muslim Southeast Asia (Review Article)
Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia]  168, 2/3 (2012), 325-36.Abstract

Policy report

Book reviews and review articles

2016. Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi, Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia. Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2015. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia] 172(2-3): 9-11.

2015. R. Michael Feener, Shari’a and Social Engineering: The Implementation of Islamic Law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia]  171(2-3): 380-83.

2014. Amelia Fauzia, Faith and the State: A History of Islamic Philanthropy in Indonesia. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2013. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia] 170 (4): 576-79.

2014. Jesse H. Grayman, Humanitarian Encounters in Post-conflict Aceh. PhD dissertation, Harvard University. Dissertation Reviews.

2013. A. Graf, S. Schröter and E. Wierenga, eds. Aceh: History, Politics and Culture. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010. Pacific Affairs 86 (1):193-95.

2011. Yeoh Seng Guan et al., eds. Penang and its Region: The Story of an Asian Entrepôt. Singapore: NUS Press, 2009. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia] 167(4): 596-98.

2009. Coeli Barry, ed. The Many Ways of Being Muslim: Fiction by Muslim Filipinos.  Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, 2008. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde [Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia]  165 (4): 570-72.

Blogposts

Other

2016. Foreword. In: Muhajir Alfairusy, Singkel: Sejarah, Etnisitas, dan Dinamika Sosial (Denpasar: Pustaka Larasan, 2016), pp. vi-ix.

2015. (With Mirjam Künkler). Female Islamic Authority in Comparative Perspective: Exemplars, Institutions, Practices (Workshop report). IIAS Newsletter 70: 48-49.

2010. Supporting Syariah, Advancing Women. Inside Indonesia 101.

2008. Politics and society in Malaysia: Whither the ethnic factor? In: New Malaysia Cinema, Film Festival Catalogue, Rialto Amsterdam.