It is our pleasure to welcome Nurfadzilah Yahaya as our July guest blog editor.
Nurfadzilah Yahaya is a historian at the National University of Singapore. She specializes in legal history, histories of Southeast Asia, Islamic law, mobilities, and the Indian Ocean. She received her PhD in History at Princeton University in 2012. Between 2012 and 2015, she was the Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellow in Islamic Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Her first book Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia is published by Cornell University Press in 2020. She has published in Journal of Women’s History, Law and History Review, Muslim World and Indonesia and the Malay World. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Journal of Global History and Journal of Indian Ocean World Studies.