Zainal Abidin Bagir

Zainal Abidin Bagir teaches at the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies, Graduate School of Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia. He is also a board member of the Indonesian Consortium for Inter-religious Studies, Yogyakarta. He was a visiting lecturer at the Department of Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (2013–14). In 2008–13 he was the Indonesian Regional Coordinator for the Pluralism Knowledge Programme, a collaboration between four academic centres in the Netherlands, India, Indonesia and Uganda. His two main research interests are the democratic management of religious diversity, and religion and science, with an increasingly greater focus on ecology. His recent publications include a report on Indonesia’s defamation of religion law (2018), a chapter on governance of religions in the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia (2018) and a contribution on Islam and ecology in the Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology (2017).