Farish A. Noor

Historian, Author

1967 –


Who is Farish A. Noor?

Dr. Farish Ahmad Noor is a Malaysian political scientist and historian and is Associate Professor at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies in the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. At the NTU he is part of the research cluster on the contemporary development of trans-national religio-political networks across South and Southeast Asia, where he is studying the phenomenon of Muslim, Christian, Hindu and Buddhist religio-political mobilisation in the public domain.

He was formerly attached to Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin, Germany, Sciences-Po Paris, the Institute for the Study of Muslim Society, Paris and the International Institute for the Study of the Muslim World, Leiden, Netherlands. Dr. Noor's teaching credits include the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, the Institute for Islamic Studies, Free University Berlin, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University, Muhamadiyah University Surakarta and Nanyang Technological University.

At NTU/RSIS he teaches two courses: History, Society and Politics of Malaysia and Introduction to Discourse Analysis. The first is part of the RSIS area studies curricula while the second is a foundational course in Philosophy of Language, Linguistics and Semiotics with a heavy emphasis on Critical Theory as developed by the Essex School of Discourse Analysis.

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May 15, 1967
Also known as
  • Farish Noor
  • Malaysia

on July 23, 2013


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