Wildani Hefni

PIES Student
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Wildani Hefni specialises in historiography of Islamic law in Indonesia. Wildani’s study interests are on Islamic intellectualism in modern Indonesia, political Islam, and Islamic law in contemporary Indonesia. He has joined the Department of Political and Social Change as a visiting fellow through the Partnership in Islamic Education Scheme (PIES), a cooperation between ANU and the Directorate of Islamic Higher Education of MoRA, supported by DFAT-Australia.
Wildan completed his bachelor degree at the State Islamic Institute of Walisongo, Semarang on the topic of the dynamic discourse of Nahdlatul Ulama in the development of hisab and rukyat (determination of the beginning and end of the month of Ramadan) in Indonesia 1984-2000. Before he came to ANU, he was a PhD student in the State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah in Jakarta, where he also received his Masters of Islamic Studies. The topic of his PhD thesis is Historiography of Islamic Law in Indonesia: Typology and Genealogy of Intellectualism in Contemporary Islamic Law, supervised by Virginia Hooker. Currently, he is a lecturer in the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) of Jember, East Java.

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