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Nico Kaptein

Nico Kaptein, University lecturer in Islamic Studies at Leiden University
Nico Kaptein

Nico J.G. Kaptein Ph.D. (1989) teaches Islamic Studies at Leiden University. His book Islam, Colonialism and the Modern Age in the Netherlands East Indies: A Biography of Sayyid `Uthman (1822-1914), Leiden: Brill, 2014 will appear later this year in an Indonesian translation. Currently, he is working on a book on Ahmad Khatib al-Minangkabawi. He is section editor Southeast Asia for the authoritative Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition (Brill, Leiden).

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