Upcoming lunch talk on Wednesday, 4 March 2020 at the Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School. All welcome!
Guest lecture at FAU-Erlangen-Nürnberg on 10 January 2020, with the Elite Graduate Program: Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures (SDAC). Hosted by Professor Dr. Dominik Müller. All welcome!
Workshop hosted by the Collège d’Études Mondiales – Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:00h – 16:00h Room BS1-28, at 54 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris, France [Full programme below] Featuring: Chair: Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux (Université de Rennes & CASE-EHESS) 10:00h – 10:15h: Morning coffee & introductory remarks PANEL I: “Creative State-Making” in […]
The pursuit of love and intimacy “halal” (permissible) in the eyes of God, the state, and Malay adat (culture & traditions).
Syariah-compliant elopements across the border to Southern Thailand.
Ethnography of Malaysian Syariah Courts
Marriage, divorce, and inheritance under the Malaysian Islamic Family Law.
n. When a man is married to two or more wives.
Being intimate within limits: State-led moral surveillance in Malaysia, and the perils of moral transgressions.
The Malaysian Islamic Bureaucracy
The agents behind the nationwide bureaucratization of Islam in Malaysia today.
Love Magic & Sorcery
The politics of the supernatural, and the power struggle for love.
Where I Work:
From the bustling markets of Pasar Besar Siti Khadijah, to the halls of Kota Bharu’s Syariah Court.
Marriage tourism in Hat Yai & Songkhla. And the place for fantastic tom yum.
The beating heart of Malaysia. A productive site for a comparative fieldwork vis-à-vis Kelantan.
Up close and personal: The daily life of an anthropologist in a polygamous household.