Johan Fischer at The Institute of Asian Studies at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (IAS @ UBD)

Fischer, Johan

Johan Fischer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University. His work focuses on modern religion and markets in global perspective. More specifically, he explores the interfaces between class, consumption, market relations, religion and the state in a globalized world. A central focus in this research is the theoretical and empirical focus on the proliferation of religious commodities and services on a global scale. He is the author of Proper Islamic Consumption (NIAS Press 2008, 10th Anniversary Edition 2018), The Halal Frontier (Palgrave Macmillan 2011), Islam, Standards and Technoscience (Routledge 2015), Halal Matters (Routledge 2015), Religion, Regulation, Consumption (Manchester University Press 2017), Kosher and Halal Business Compliance (Routledge 2017) as well as numerous articles and chapters in edited volumes. He is also one of the series editors for the Springer book series ‘Asia in Transition’. He is currently co-editing a book with Jeremy Jammes on The Islamic Economy: Consumer Culture in Muslim Southeast Asia.