Carool Kersten

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Industry Education
Occupation Tertiary Educator and Academic Researcher
Introduction is Senior Lecturer in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World at King's College London. He is also a Research Associate at the Centre for South East Asian Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Carool Kersten is the author of Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values (2015) and Cosmopolitans and Heretics: New Muslim Intellectuals and the Study of Islam (2011), as well as the editor of a three-volume anthology entitled The Caliphate and Islamic Statehood (2015), and co-editor of Demystifying the Caliphate (2013) and Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority (2013). In addition, he is the editor-in-chief of the book series Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World published by Routledge. Carool Kersten appears regularly as a commentator on developments in the Muslim world in the international media.