State Islamic University of Bandung
Nina Nurmila is a Senior Lecturer at the State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung, Indonesia. She received her first degree from UIN Bandung in 1992, an MA from Murdoch University in 1997, and a PhD on Gender and Islamic Studies from the University of Melbourne in 2007. Dr Nurmila was an Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney (2008) and was a Fulbright Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Redlands, California, USA (2008-9). She has also held visiting fellowships at the Religion and Society Research Centre of University of Western Sydney (2013) and at the University of Amsterdam (2015). Dr Nurmila is author of Women, Islam and Everyday Life: Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia (Routledge, 2009, 2011), as well as numerous articles and book chapters on feminism, family organisation, and Islam in Indonesia and in the wider Muslim world. She is Commissioner of the National Commission on Anti-Violence Against Women (2015–2019) and is an active member in the non-profit Working Group Network of Pro-Women National Legislation Program, which is currently working to amend Indonesia’s 1974 Marriage Law and to enact a proposed Gender Equality Bill.