Category: academia

Paper on Indonesian academics

I have a new paper now published in the International Journal of Educational Research. It is co-authored by Dr Udi Samanhudi (UNTIRTA, Indonesia), relates to writing and knowledge production in the Indonesian university context, and thereby builds on my prior work in this area of interest. The paper […]

Writing a PhD proposal for LPDP

This is a very brief video I pre-recorded for a webinar on PhD proposal writing. I give some advice on applying for a doctoral scholarship through the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education, abbreviated as LPDP (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan), a fully-funded scholarship from the Indonesian Ministry of Finance for all Indonesian […]

Zhang Chengzhi

I am very slowly, line-by-line, working through, and trying to get a handle on, work by Zhang Chengzhi (张承志), a prominent and outspoken Chinese-Muslim intellectual. Little or none of his work is available in English, but he remains an important voice to be accessed in terms of understanding […]