Azyumardi Azra


He was born in Lubuk Alung (Mar 04, 1955), and currently lives in Jakarta

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A prominent Muslim scholar known for his moderate views and firm opposition to the ongoing persecution of the Indonesian minority groups Ahmadiyah and Syiah. A prolific author, he has published more than 17 non-fiction books on history and the development of Islam in Southeast Asia.1

Graduated from Department of History, Columbia University (1992. He is known as a prolific books writer; member of advisory board of a number of international organizations such as UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF), International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA. Now he is Director, Graduate School, State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia.2

  1. UWRF 2014 
  2. Wikipedia