Huub de Jonge (1946) is Senior Lecturer in Economic Anthropology at the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He was awarded a PhD from the same university in 1984 with a dissertation on commercialization and Islamization on the island of Madura, Indonesia. His main fields of interest are economy and culture, lifestyles and identity, and entrepreneurship and ethnicity. In 1991 he co-edited (with Willy Jansen) a volume on Islamic pilgrimages. He is also co-editor (with Nico Kaptein) of Transcending Borders: Arabs, Politics, Trade, and Islam in Southeast Asia (Leiden 2002) and (with Frans Hüsken) of Violence and Vengeance: Discontent and Conflict in New Order Indonesia (Saarbrücken 2002) and of Schemerzones en schaduwzijden. Opstellen over ambiguïteit in samenlevingen (Nijmegen 2005).