Vedi Hadiz is Professor of Asian Societies and Politics at Murdoch University and Director of its Indonesia Research Programme. An Indonesian national, he has been an Australian Research Council Future Fellow in 2010-2014.  Professor Hadiz  received his PhD at Murdoch University in 1996 where he was Research Fellow until he went to the National University of Singapore in 2000. At NUS, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology until returning to Murdoch in 2010.  He has recently completed a book manuscript on State, Class and Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East.

His publications include Localising Power in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia: A Southeast Asia Perspective (Stanford University Press 2010);  Workers and the State in New Order Indonesia (Routledge 1997) and (with Richard Robison) Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets (RoutledgeCurzon 2004,) as well as the co-edited volume Between Dissent and Power: The Transformation of Islamic Politics in the Middle East and Asia (Palgrave Macmillan 2014). His articles have appeared in such journals as Development and Change, Journal of Development Studies, Pacific Review, Pacific Affairs, Third World Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Democratization, Critical Asian Studies, Indonesia, New Political Economy, and Historical Materialism.

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