Hew Wai Weng

Hew Wai Weng is a Fellow at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (IKMAS, UKM), work­ing on Chinese Muslim identities, Hui migration patterns, and urban middle-class Muslim aspirations in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Books by this author

Chinese Ways of Being Muslim

Negotiating Ethnicity and Religiosity in Indonesia

• Offers unique insights into the cultural politics of Muslim and Chinese identity in Southeast Asia today.
• Explores the intersection between Islam and Chineseness, as well as the formation of Chinese Muslim cultural identities in Indonesia.
• Engages with the notions of ‘inclusive Chineseness’ and ‘cosmopolitan Islam’ to explore the possibilities of ethnic and religious cosmopolitanism in contemporary societies.