Profiles of Young Researchers

NURDIN Muhammad Riza

Visiting Researcher, Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

Specialized field: Southeast Asian Studies, Indonesian Studies, Development Anthropology, Islamic Studies
Degree:Ph.D. (University of New South Wales Australia), 2018
Doctoral Thesis: Religion and Social Capital: Civil Society Organisations in Disaster Recovery in Indonesia
Publications:1. Nurdin M.R., Noveria A., Shalih O., Mardiah A.N.R. (2022). National Response to the Global Pandemic of Covid-19: Evidence from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam. In: Mardiah A.N., Olshansky R.B., Bisri M.B. (eds) Post-Disaster Governance in Southeast Asia. Disaster Risk Reduction (Methods, Approaches and Practices). Springer, Singapore. Available at:
2. Nurdin, M.R., Sathian, M.R., Hanafi, H. (2020). Forced Migration Governance in Southeast Asian Countries: ‘Same but Different’? Otoritas: Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan, vol. 10. No. 1, 58-78. Available at:
3. Mahdi, S., Idria, R., Nurdin, M.R. (eds) (2020). Keeping Memory Alive: Short Biographies of Aceh Peace Negotiators [in Indonesian]. Bandar Publishing, Banda Aceh.
Recent Research Interests: Disaster management, forced migration, humanitarianism, Islam and development, civil society