Ahmad Syauqi

Thesis title: The Islamization of Politics and the Politicization of Islam in Post-Modern Indonesia


Ahmad Syauqi is currently pursuing a doctoral program in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at The University of Edinburgh. His research is centered on the subject of Political Islam within the Indonesian context. His scholarly pursuits extend to the fields of Tafsir (Quranic exegesis), Hadith (Prophetic traditions), Islamic Thought, and Political Islam.


PhD, Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations, University of Edinburgh

MA, Islamic Revealed Knowledge Heritage and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia

BA, Ushuluddin, Al-Azhar University Cairo Egypt

Research summary

My ongoing research delves into the intricate relationship between Islam and politics, particularly within the Indonesian context. It seeks to analyze the influence of Islamic ideologies, principles, and political dynamics in Indonesia. This study aims to provide valuable insights into the contemporary interplay of Islam and politics in the country.

Current research interests

Islamic Studies, Political Islam, Islamic Thought, The Thought of Badiuzzaman Said Nursi

Past research interests

Tafsir and Hadith

Current project grants

The Education Endowment Fund from the Indonesian Minister of Finance

Past project grants

International Institute of Islamic Thought Scholarship
Bayt Zakat Kuwayt Scholarship