Amrita Malhi

Amrita Malhi is a Research Fellow in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University and a regular public commentator on Malaysian politics.

She is working on a book on the ‘allure of the Caliphate’ in Southeast Asia with a focus on a remote uprising in Malaya in 1928, and some of her work on this topic has been published in the Journal of Peasant Studies, The Muslim World, and an edited volume published by the British Academy.