Carool Kersten

Carool Kersten is Reader in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World at King’s College London and a Research Associate at the Centre of South East Asian Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. He is the author of Cosmopolitans and Heretics: New Muslim Intellectuals and the Study of Islam (2011), Dr. Muller’s Asian Journey: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Yunnan (1907-1909) (2005) and Strange Events in the Kingdoms of Cambodia and Laos (1635-1644) (2003). His latest publications include Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values (2015) and a three-volume anthology, The Caliphate and Islamic Statehood.