Azyumardi Azra

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Sir Azyumardi Azra
CBE
8th Rector of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta
In office
1998–2006
Preceded by Quraish Shihab
Succeeded by Prof. Dr. Komaruddin Hidayat
Personal details
Spouse(s) Ipah Farihah

Sir Azyumardi Azra, CBE was born in Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on March 4, 1955. He is prominent as one of Indonesian public intellectuals, Muslim scholar and former Rector of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta. He 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). Currently, he is the Director of Graduate School, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta. In 2010, he received the title of Commander of the Order of the British Empire, an honorary order from the United Kingdom. With this order, Azra is the first person outside of the citizens of Commonwealth countries are allowed to use the Sir prefix before his name.

List of Books[edit]

  1. Jaringan Ulama (1994)
  2. Pergolakan Politik Islam (1996)
  3. Islam Reformis (1999)
  4. Konteks Berteologi di Indonesia (1999)
  5. Pendidikan Islam : Tradisi dan Modernisasi Menuju Milenium Baru (1999)
  6. Esei-Esei Pendidikan Islam, dan Cendikiawan Muslim (1999)
  7. Renaisans Islam di Asia Tenggara (1999)
  8. Islam Substantif (2000)
  9. Historiografi Islam Kontemporer (2002)
  10. Paradigma Baru Pendidikan Nasional (2002)
  11. Reposisi Hubungan Agama dan Negara (2002)
  12. Menggapai Solidaritas (2002)
  13. Konflik Baru Antar Peradaban (2003)
  14. Islam Nusantara, Jaringan Global dan Lokal (2003)
  15. Surau, Pendidikan Islam Tradisional Dalam Transisi dan Modernisasi (2003)
  16. Shari'a and Politics (2004).

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