Kevin W. Fogg

Islamic History in Southeast Asia





Indonesia’s Islamic Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), translated into Indonesian as Spirit Islam pada Masa Revolusi Indonesia (Jakarta: NouraBooks, 2020).




“Indonesian Socialism of the 1950s: From Ideology to Rhetoric,” Third World Quarterly, special issue on Marx in Asia and Africa


“Indonesian Islamic socialism and its South Asian roots,” Modern Asian Studies 53, 6 (Nov 2019): 1736-1761.


“Making an Indonesian National Hero for Lombok: The Shifting Category of Pahlawan Nasional,” Indonesia and the Malay World 46, 137 (Mar 2019): 1-22.


“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).