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Multiple faces of Islamisation in Malaysia

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  • Doctrinal differences among distinct Islamist strands of thought and their influence on Malay-Muslim political behaviour – Prof Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid and Che Hamdan Che Mohd Razali
  • Islamism manifest or simply a flash in the pan? Making sense of the green wave in GE15 – Assoc Prof Azmil Tayeb
  • The role of Islamic NGOs in GE15: Abim and Ikram – Teo Ann Siang
  • The long afterlives of Mat Kilau: Pop culture and the mainstreaming of Malay-Muslim majoritarianism – Dr Hew Wai Weng and Dr Nicholas Chan


  • Islamism and the reshaping of urban spaces – Aziff Azuddin
  • Against Wahhabism: Tanjak and the resurgence of Malay Islamic cultural identity – Dina Zaman
  • Charting a Malay-Islamic past: An emerging transnational geography of meaning and the consolidation of an exclusivist identity in Malaysia – Assoc Prof Sumit Mandal
  • Mainstreaming ideal Muslimah: How female Islamists shape religious discourse on gender rights – Nurhada Ramli

From the 23rd Malaysia and Singapore Society of Australia Symposium 2023

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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Dr Azmil Tayeb, the honorary secretary of Aliran, is a political science lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia. He is the winner of the 2019 Colleagues' Choice book prize (social science category) awarded by the International Convention of Asia Scholars for his book Islamic Education in Indonesia and Malaysia: Shaping Minds, Saving Souls
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