PhD Candidate in politics at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne
Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir is a PhD candidate in politics at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne. He is also a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, State University of Jakarta and a research associate at LabSosio, Sociological Research Centre, University of Indonesia. His research interests include: Indonesian politics, democratisation, Islamic vigilantism, and violence and politics. His current research investigates the political economy of non-state violence in post-authoritarian Indonesia. His journal article "Islamic Militias and Capitalist Development in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia" has been awarded the 2018 Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize for the best article published in 2017, which appeared in Vol. 47, No. 4.
Joko Jokowi Widodo will keep his position as Indonesias president for another term, now with a senior Islamic cleric Maruf Amin as his vice president, according to early results from polling companies that surveyed the...