International Journal of Islam in Asia

The International Journal of Islam in Asia ( IJIA) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles from all disciplines as well as single country and comparative perspectives that concern Islam in Asia. IJIA offers a platform for scholars to engage in academic discussions about historical, contemporary, and critical studies of Islam and Muslim communities in Asia and the Asian Muslim diaspora. These include, but are not limited to, MENA-Asia relations, Islamic thought and intellectual history, intra-Muslim relations, Sufism, Islam and ethnicity, Islam and modernity, Islam and politics, Islam and the State, Islam and geopolitics, and relations between Muslims and non-Muslims across Asia.
IJIA is published in collaboration with Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort).
Editors-in-Chief
Nassef Manabilang Adiong, University of the Philippines Diliman
Deina Abdelkader, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA
Raffaele Mauriello, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran

Associate Editors
Syed Farid Alatas, National University of Singapore
Khalil al-Anani, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar
Khairudin Aljunied, National University of Singapore
Jocelyne Cesari, University of Birmingham, UK
Kevin W. Fogg, University of Oxford, UK
Tareq Ismael, University of Calgary, Canada
Mirjam Künkler, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Sweden
Kerstin Steiner, La Trobe University, Australia
Devin J. Stewart, Emory University, USA

Editorial Advisory Board
Afifi al-Akiti, University of Oxford, UK
Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University, USA
Ayesha Jalal, Tufts University, USA
Bruce B. Lawrence, Duke University, USA
Daniel Beben, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
David G. Atwill, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Emilio González Ferrín, University of Seville, Spain
Faisal Devji, University of Oxford, UK
Irfan Ahmad, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany
Jamal Malik, University of Erfurt, Germany
Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, Florida State University, USA
Kevin Caffrey, The University of North Texas, USA
Marie-Paule Hille, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France
Omar Farouk, Hiroshima City University, Japan
Patricia Sloane-White, University of Delaware, USA
Ronit Ricci, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Rozaliya Garipova, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Sajjad Rizvi, University of Exeter, UK
Sherman A. Jackson, University of Southern California, USA
Sven Schottmann, Griffith University, Australia
Syed Serajul Islam, Lakehead University, Canada
Tim Epkenhans, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Tim Lindsey, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Timothy P. Daniels, Hofstra University, USA
Wael Hallaq, Columbia University, USA
Wai Yip Ho, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China