Dr. Siti Musdah Mulia
She has been a Research Professor of The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) since 2003. She is also a lecturer on Islamic Political Thought of the School of Graduate Studies of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia. Since 2007 she has been the Chairperson of the Indonesian Conference on Religion for Peace, a NGO which actively promotes interfaith dialogues, pluralism and democracy for peace. She was a Senior Advisor of Minister of Religious Affairs (1999-2007), and through that institution, in her capacity as the coordinator of the Team for Gender Mainstreaming she launched in 2004 The Counter Legal Draft of the Compilation of Islamic Law.
She was also the head of the Research Division of The Council of Indonesian Ulema (MUI) (2000-2005). She is very active in the academic field; she has been an international visiting fellow in a number of universities.
She is author of many books, like Reformist Muslimah (Mizan, Bandung, 2004); Islam Criticizes Polygamy (Gramedia, Jakarta, 2003); and Islam and The Inspiration of Gender Equity (Kibar, Yogya, 2005). She is also an activist on Democracy, Human Rights and Gender issues. Contact Address: Indonesian Conference on Religion for Peace, Jl. Cempaka Putih Barat XXI, No. 34, Jakarta Pusat, INDONESIA, Telp.62-21-42802349-42802350 Fax:62-21-4227243. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org