Syed Farid Alatas

Syed Farid Alatas is Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore. He has a joint appointment with the Malay Studies Department at the university. His areas of interest are historical sociology, the study of epistemicide, the sociology of religion, and inter-religious dialogue. His books include Alternative Discourse in Asian Social Science: Responses to Eurocentrism (2006), Ibn Khaldun (2013), Applying Ibn Khaldun (2014), and Sociological Theory beyond the Canon (co-authored with Vineeta Sinha, 2017).