Chris Chaplin

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Chris Chaplin is a political anthropologist who has done extensive research on Islamic activism, social movements, and postcolonial citizenship in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. He has published extensively on these topics in international academic journals and scholarly volumes.

Books by this author

Salafism and the State

Islamic Activism and National Identity in Contemporary Indonesia

  • First comprehensive ethnographic study of the Salafi Islamic movement in Indonesia.
  • Explores the role of Islamic activism amongst Indonesian youth and how it has transformed the country’s religious and political discourse.
  • Focuses on the nexus between religion, the nation, citizenship and political identity.