Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad is a lecturer at the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) Ar-Raniry, Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and was a visiting research fellow at the Academy of Islamic Studies at the University of Malaya. He completed his PhD in anthropology at La Trobe University, Australia. His research focuses on the anthropology of Islamic culture and the sociology of religion in Southeast Asia, and he is engaged in an ongoing project on Malay and Acehnese identity in Southeast Asia. His latest publications include Acehnologi (2012), Islam di Asia Tenggara [Islam in Southeast Asia] (2012), Islamic Studies and Islamic Education in Contemporary Southeast Asia (co-edited with Patrick Jory, 2011), and Islamic Thought in Southeast Asia: New Intepretations and Movements (co-edited with Patrick Jory, 2013).
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