Research

Luthfi Makhasin researches social movements, political theories and philosophy, globalization and identity politics, covering:

  • Sufism, Islamic Politics and Religious Movements
  • Banyumas Contemporary Cultural Studies
  • Classics and Contemporary Western Political Thought
  • Nationalism and Multiculturalism
  • Local and Urban Politics
  • International Political Economy

His research experiences includes;

  • Perkembangan Struktur Finansial Internasional: Dari Hegemoni ke Pelembagaan Rezim, YPSDMI-Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (2001)
  • Gerakan Politik Penegakan Syariat Islam: Studi tentang Pemikiran dan Perjuangan Politik Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia Wilayah Banyumas, DIPA FISIP UNSOED (2004)
  • Sokaraja Akeh Santrine: Sufism, Market Culture and the Muslim Business Community in Banyumas, Central Java, AusAID Research Grant (2006)
  • Bisnis dan Politik: Analisis Ekonomi Politik Peran Pemda dalam Pengembangan Koperasi Batik Banyumas (PERBAIN), Dana Rutin UNSOED (2007)
  • The Political Economy of Local Shariah-isation: Analysing the Changing Relationship between State and Capital in Post-New Order Indonesia, AIGRP-AusAID Research Grant (2007)
  • Koalisi Parpol dalam Pilkada Banyumas 2008: Dari Ideologi ke Pragmatisme Politik, Dana DIPA FISIP UNSOED (2007)
  • Structural Power: Gagasan Susan Strange tentang Ekonomi Politik Internasional, Dana DIPA FISIP UNSOED (2008)
  • The Politics of Contending Piety: Identity, Sufism and Islamic Social Movement in Indonesia, Endeavour Postgraduate Award-Australia DEEWR (2010)