Lili Yulyadi, Ph.D.

About Lili Yulyadi

Dr. Lili Yulyadi Arnakim is currently a Senior Faculty Member at the Faculty of Humanities and attached at Department of International Relations, BINUS University, Jakarta as Lecturer Specialist, and a visiting professor at the Asian-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya. He was attached at the Department of Southeast Asian Studies, University Malaya for more than ten years. His current research project is on Revisiting “Development” in Developing Countries: A Comparative Study between Southeast Asia and Latin America. He is a former head of Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Malaya. He is among the pioneers who taught Islamic Financial Planning in both Malaysia and Indonesia and an authorized lecturer for Islamic Banking and Finance in Singapore.

Dr. Lili Yulyadi received his first degree with honors in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (majoring in Fiqh Wa Usuluhu / Shari’ah), from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). The next year he received a double degree with honors in Political Science (International relations), and obtained his Masters Degree in Political Science (International relations) in 2001. While in the final year of his Masters, he served as a graduate assistant in the Department of Political Science, IIUM. He completed the PhD program at the Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya. His PhD dissertation is entitled “The Impact of Islamic Awakening on Indonesian Foreign Policy, 1993-2004”.

Research Interests

  • Foreign Policy
  • International Political Economy
  • Regionalism



  • Tirta N MursitamaLili Yulyadi Arnakim ; Juneman Abraham and Aninda R Tirtawinata (eds). (2021), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences, Laws, Arts and Humanities. September 5-6, 2018, in Jakarta, Indonesia 1, ISBN: 978-989-758-515-9.
  • Jones, D. M. & Arnakim, L. Y. (eds.). (2009). Regionalism and Political development in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Department of Southeast Asian Studies, UM.
  • Hussin, H. & Arnakim, L. Y. (eds.). (2009). Dinamika Pelancongan Asia Tenggara di Alaf Baru. Kuala Lumpur: Department of Southeast Asian Studies, UM.t
  • Lili Yulyadi (Co-Translators), SejarahTeks Al-Qur’an: dari Wahyu Sampai Kompilasi (by M. MusthafaAl’Azami), Jakarta: GemaInsani Press, March 2005


  • EU Globe grant (H2020), “ Trends and Forward-Looking Scenario in Global governance,” January 2019-December 2021.
  • BINUS Grant, “Developmental Regionalism in Southeast Asia,” January-December 2018.
  • Globe Project, “Global Governance and European Union: Future Trend and Scenario”, funded by The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program, 2019 – 2021.
  • BINUS Grant, “Developmental Regionalism in Southeast Asia”, January 2018 – December 2018.
  • UMRG Grant, “Revisiting development in Developing Countries: Comparative studies between Southeast Asia and Latin America”, Ongoing from 25 June 2016 – 24 June 2017)
  • UMRG Grant, “Rumpunisme dalam Hubungan Bilateral Indonesia –Malaysia”, Ongoing from 21 December 2013-20 June 2016)KPI grant from CenPRIS, USM “Policy Advisory Institutions in Southeast Asia,” (2012-2013)
  • UMRG Grant, UM Research on “A Conflict Resolution in Southern Thailand: The Role of Civil Society as Manifestation of Alternative Regionalism for ASEAN,” Completed. 1 September 2010- 31 August 2011
  • PJP Grant, UM, Research on “The Impact of Southern Thai Conflict on the Cohesiveness of Southeast Asian Nations” completed. 2008-2009
  • IPPP Grant, UM, PhD. Research on “The Impact of Islamic Awakening on Indonesian Foreign Policy, 1993-2004, which is submitted to Department of International and Strategic Studies, 2008
  • “Indonesia’s Foreign Policy towards Five ASEAN countries 1980-1998”, which finally became A Master Thesis, submitted to Department of Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Oct. 2000
  • IIUM History Student’s Forum Grant, research on “Historical Places in the Middle Eastern Countries” (especially in Turkey, Jeddah, Madinah, Makkah, and Taif), 1997.