My peer-reviewed article, entitled “Intimacy Under Surveillance: Illicit Sexuality, Moral Policing, and the State in Contemporary Malaysia”, has just been published in Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World. Based on long-term observations in two Syariah Courts in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur and Kota Bharu), the article discusses the ways in […]
This fall, I will be relocating to Paris for a one-year appointment at the Centre Asie du Sud-Est (CASE), École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), starting from 1st October 2020. At CASE, I will be working on a research project on Migrations & Intimité (Migrations & Intimacy), which will be an ethnographic exploration […]
New publication, “Polygamy in a Time of Pandemic: Hard Times Ahead”, published in Canopy Forum, the digital journal of the Center for the Study of Law & Religion at Emory University. This article is a reflection of how Malay polygamous marriages might experience further economic and emotional strains in this uncertain climate. Read here.
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 […]