Kirsten E. Schulze
Dr Kirsten E. Schulze is Associate Professor in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She served as the Deputy Director of the LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) 2014-16, as the Head of the LSE Ideas Southeast Asia Programme 2012-14, and she chaired the Indonesian seminar series at Chatham House 2004-12. She is also a member of the LSE SEAC Steering Committee and the LSE Middle East Centre Management Committee.
Dr Schulze works on armed conflict, communal and separatist violence, as well as political Islam and militant jihadism in Indonesia and the Middle East. She has a DPhil from Oxford University (1994) and worked as a lecturer in Politics at Queen’s University Belfast (1994-1995) before coming to the LSE.
She has a DPhil from Oxford University (1994) and worked as a Lecturer in Politics at Queen’s University Belfast (1994-1995).
Dr Kirsten Schulze teaches the following courses:
At undergraduate level:
At postgraduate level:
- HY435 - Political Islam: From Ibn Taymiyya to ISIS
- HY441 - Islam, State and Conflict in Southeast Asia
- "Making Jihadis, Waging Jihad: Transnational and Local Dimensions of the ISIS Phenomenon in Indonesia and Malaysia" (with Joseph Chinyong Liow) Asian Security (2018) (online publication, print version forthcoming)
- "The ‘ethnic’ in Indonesia’s communal conflicts: Violence in Poso, Ambon and West Kalimantan"Ethnic and Racial Studies (2017);
- The Arab-Israeli Conflict, Third and Expanded Edition, Seminar Studies in History, London Longman (November 2016);
- An International History of the 20th Century And Beyond, Third and Expanded Edition, with Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, and Joe Maiolo, Routledge, London (2014);
- ‘Transforming the Aceh Conflict: From Military Solutions to Political Agreement’ in Amy L. Freedman (ed), Threatening the State: The Internationalisation of Domestic Disputes, Routledge (2013);
- ‘The 1948 War: The Battle over History’ in Joel Peters and David Newman, Israel-Palestine Handbook, Routledge (2012);
- ‘The AMM and the Transition from Conflict to Peace in Aceh, 2005-2006’ in Mary Martin and Mary Kaldor (eds), The European Union and Human Security: External Interventions and Missions(2010);
- ‘Israeli Crisis Decision-making: the 1982 and 2006 Lebanon Wars’, in Heidi Kurkinen (ed), Strategic Decision-making in Crisis and War, Series 2, No 42, National Defence University Finland (2010);
- ‘Point of Departure: The 1967 War and the Jews of Lebanon’, Israel Affairs, Vol 15, No 4, October (2009);
- ‘Indonesia - The Radicalisation of Islam’ in Stig Jarle Hansen, Atle Mesøy and Tuncay Kardas (eds), The Borders of Islam: Exploring Samuel Huntington’s Faultlines from al-Andalus to the Virtual Ummah (2009);
- The Jews of Lebanon: Between Coexistence and Conflict, Second and Expanded Edition, Brighton: Sussex Academic Press (2008);
- ‘From the battlefield to the negotiating table: GAM and the Indonesian government, 1999-2005’, Asian Security (2007);
- The Free Aceh Movement (GAM): Anatomy of a Separatist Organisation (2004).