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Adri Wanto is an Associate Research Fellow at the Indonesia Programme. He joined the Indonesia Programme in September 2007. He completed his MSc degree in Asian Studies in 2011 at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He holds a Bachelor Degree in International Relations from the Moestopo University. He also studied at the Faculty of Human Civilization, majoring in Philosophy and Religion, Paramadina University. Both universities are located in Jakarta, Indonesia.Prior to joining RSIS, he worked as a researcher at Soegeng Sarjadi Syndicated (SSS), Indonesia, from 2004-2007, focusing on Islamic politics in Indonesia. He was a staff coordinator of polling activities in two provinces. From 2005 to 2007 he was also an assistant lecturer at the Department of International Relations, University of Moestopo. His research interests are the evolution of religious doctrine, political Islam, and religious behaviour in Indonesia. He is also deeply interested in historical and contemporary issues impacting the dynamic between religion and local culture. His most recent publication is for the peer-reviewed journal Al-Jami’ah Journal of Islamic Studies in 2012 titled “The Paradox between Political Islam and Islamic Political Parties: the Case of West Sumatera Province”.
Areas of Expertise
- The evolution of religious doctrine
- Political Islam
- Religious Behaviour in Indonesia
- Historical and contemporary issues of the dynamic between religion and local culture
Indonesia’s Presidential Election 2019 - Sarungan vs Cingkrangan: Elections and Contestations Within Indonesian Islam
28 May, 2019
Indonesia’s Presidential Election 2019 - Jokowi’s Chances in West Sumatra: Why He is Likely to Lose
08 January, 2019
CO18109 | Indonesia’s 2018 Regional Elections - Tanjung Pinang’s Mayoral Election: The Role of Majelis Taklim
27 June, 2018
CO16044 | Disbanding Batam’s Free Trade Zone: Ending a Dualist Authority?
25 February, 2016
CO15231 | Islamic State: Understanding the Threat in Indonesia and Malaysia
29 October, 2015
CO15189 | The 2015 NU Muktamar: Further Conservative Turn in Indonesian Islam?
02 September, 2015
CO10168 | Indonesian Islam: What went Right?
13 December, 2010
- Wanto, Adri, “The Paradox between Political Islam and Islamic Political Parties: the Case of West Sumatera Province,” Al-Jami’ah Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2012
Last updated on 22/08/2017