Kevin W. Fogg

Islamic History in Southeast Asia





Indonesia’s Islamic Revolution (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).




“Indonesian Islamic socialism and its South Asian roots,” Modern Asian Studies (forthcoming, accepted 13 June 2017).


“Making an Indonesian National Hero for Lombok: The Shifting Category of Pahlawan Nasional,” Indonesia and the Malay World 46, 137 (Mar 2019).


“Reinforcing Charisma in the Bureaucratization of Indonesian Islamic Organizations,” Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, special issue on “Bureaucratization of Islam in Southeast Asia,” 37, 1 (May 2018): 117-140.


“Decolonization and Religion: Islamic Arguments for Indonesian Independence,” Leidschrift 31, 3 (Oct 2016): 109-124.


“Islam in Indonesia’s Foreign Policy, 1945-1949,” Al-Jāmi‘ah: Journal of Islamic Studies 53, 2 (2015): 303-336.


“Evaluating the PRRI Rebellion as a West Sumatran Peasant Movement,” Tingkap 11, 2 (2015): 160-174.


“The Standardisation of the Indonesian Language and Its Consequences for Islamic Communities,” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 46, 1 (Feb 2015): 86-110.


“Seeking Arabs but Looking at Indonesians: Snouck Hurgronje’s Arab Lens on the Dutch East Indies,” Journal of Islamic and Middle East Studies (in Asia) 8, 1 (Mar 2014): 51-73.


“The Missing Minister of Religion and the PSII: A Contextual Biography of K.H. Ahmad Azhary,” Studia Islamika 20, 1 (2013): 35-57.


(with Muhammad Saleh Ending) “One Islamic Community, Two Rival Sisters,” Inside Indonesia 103 (Jan 2011).




(co-edited with Frank Dhont and Mason C. Hoadley) Towards an Inclusive Democratic Indonesian Society: Bridging the Gap between State Uniformity and Multicultural Identity Patterns (Yogyakarta: Atma Jaya University Press, 2009).




“Defining and Regulating Religion in Early Independent Indonesia,” in Jaclyn Neo, Daniel P.S. Goh and Arif A. Jamal, eds., Regulating Religion in Asia: Norms, Modes and Challenges (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2019).


“A.A. Navis: The Man and His Work,” in A.A. Navis, To the Contrary, trans. Kevin W. Fogg and Matthew G.B. Woolgar (Jakarta: Lontar, 2019).


“State and Islamic Education Growing into Each Other in Indonesia” in Pia Jolliffe and Thomas Bruce, eds., Southeast Asian Schools in Modern History: Education, Manipulation, and Contest (London: Routledge, 2019).


“News of Independence Spreads,” “Muslims Embrace the Revolution,” and “Shaping Indonesia and Its Government,” in David P. Chandler, Robert Cribb and Li Narangoa, eds., End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World (Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016).


“Pancasila as an Idea, not an Icon: Masyumi and the State Ideology,” in Kevin Ko and Thomas Conners, eds., Pancasila’s Contemporary Appeal: Re-legitimizing Indonesia’s Founding Ethos (Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Sanata Dharma University Press, 2010).




(co-translator with Matthew G.B. Woolgar) To the Contrary, by A.A. Navis (Jakarta: Lontar, 2019).


(translator and editor) “The Influence of Muhammad Abduh in Indonesia: Speech given by Hamka (Haji Abdul Malik Karim Amrullah) when receiving a doctorate Honoris Causa from al-Azhar University, Cairo,” Afkaruna: Indonesian Interdisciplinary Journal of Islamic Studies 11, 2 (Dec 2015): 125-156.


The above image is from H. C. Klinkert's Nieuw Maleisch-Nederlandsch Woordenboek (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1902).