Scholar in Residence

Scholar in Residence

Claudia Seise obtained her PhD in Southeast Asian Studies from Humboldt University Berlin.

During her PhD, she conducted extensive qualitative research in Indonesia. Her dissertation is entitled Religioscapes in Muslim Indonesia: Personalities, Institutions and Practices.

Her research interests include: Islam and Muslim Practices in Southeast Asia, especially in Indonesia, Muslim Minorities, Inter-religious Dialogue, Modern Art in Southeast Asia, and Research Methodology.

She was academic fellow at the Humboldt University Berlin, Germany in 2017. She worked as an assistant professor at the International Islamic University Malaysia from 2018 until 2019. She has been advisor to the International Da’wah Institute (Institut Dakwah Antarabangsa) under the Muslim Welfare Organisation Malaysia (Pertubuhan Kebajikan Islam Malaysia).

Besides her academic writing, she is also active writing for the German Islamic newspaper and various Muslim online media. Here her focus is on convert stories and issues relevant and important for new converts.

She is co-founder and scholar in residence of the Ulu-Ilir-Institute in Palembang, Indonesia, a cultural center.

Dr. Phil. Claudia Seise
Scholar in residence yang permanent

Dr. Claudia adalah ko-pendiri Ulu-Ilir.Institute dan menjadi scholar in residence yang permanent. Dia juga menjalankan tugas lainnya sebagai relawan di Ulu-Ilir-Institute.