This seminar looks at the Ambon jihad fought in the context of the Ambon conflict in Indonesia from 1999-2005. It will discuss the motivations, decision-making, recruitment and strategies of local Ambonese mujahidin, ‘outside’ mujahidin from Java, the small number of foreign mujahidin and Muslim child fighters.
Kirsten Schulze is an Associate Professor in International History at LSE.
Jürgen Haacke is Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre, within the Institute of Global Affairs, and Associate Professor of International Relations.
The Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) is a cross-disciplinary, regionally-focused academic centre within the Institute of Global Affairs at LSE.
The LSE SEAC Research Fund is a grant available to LSE faculty and SEAC Associates to fill a gap in the available support for social science research on issues relevant to Southeast Asia. Dr Schulze's project was one of six that were awarded funding from the Research Fund in February 2016.
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