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Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Lecturer in International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII)

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is an academic at Universitas Islam Indonesia and is a research associate at Jakarta-based Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF).

His research focuses on China-Middle East-Indonesia relations and the implementation of Belt and Road Initiatives in the Middle East and Indonesia.

He completed his PhD on Belt and Road Initiatives in the Gulf at the University of Manchester in 2018.

Zulfikar is the author of several books, including "COVID-19 di Indonesia" (UII Press, 2020), "The Political Economy of China-Indonesia Relations in 2020" (INDEF, 2020), and "Neo-Gramscianism and China's Roles in Indonesia" (IPB Press, 2021).

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, Universitas Islam Indonesia
  • 2019–present
    Research associate, Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF)

Education

  • 2018 
    The University of Manchester, Ph.D in Politics
  • 2015 
    The University of Manchester, M.A. in International Politics
  • 2014 
    Qatar University, B.A. in International Affairs