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Ambassador Mohammad Alami Musa is Head of Studies in Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies (SRP) Programme. He is concurrently Singapore’s non-resident Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. Amb Alami also holds the appointment of President of MUIS Council (Islamic Religious Council of Singapore) and Singapore’s Honorary Business Representative for Middle East and North Africa.
As a keen observer of Muslim development in multi-cultural societies, he was deeply involved in the Singapore Muslim Identity project, conceptualising, developing, writing and presenting seminars about the issue of identity of minority Muslim community in a secular, multi-religious and culturally diverse society. He is an active promoter of positive inter religious relations in Singapore and the region. He was involved in the research on Islam and its relations with other religions and the Religious Other. Regionally, Amb Alami was instrumental to start up efforts to promote Inter-Religious Relations.
Amb Alami studied Engineering in the University of Singapore. He proceeded to obtain his Master in Engineering from the same University.
Areas of Expertise
- Interreligious Relations, Dialogue & the Religious Other
- Muslim Identity Formation in Plural Societies
- Muslims in Secular States
- Non Excutive President of the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore, Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to Algeria and IE Singapore’s Honorary Business Representative for Middle-East/ North Africa region
WP305 | Engaging Religion with Pragmatism: The Singapore State’s Management of Social Issues and Religious Tensions in the 1980s
21 August, 2017
CO18052 | Religious Harmony: Stop the Tolerance, Start Appreciating
23 March, 2018
CO18023 | When Modernity Helps Fuel Fundamentalism
14 February, 2018
C015165 | ‘Non-Zero Sum’ Mindset in Inter-Faith Relations
05 August, 2015
CO15139 | Demolishing the Islamic State Myth: Defeating the propaganda of ISIS
12 June, 2015
CO15007 | Islam and Buddhism: Preserving Harmonious Relations
08 January, 2015
CO14145 | Christian-Muslim Relations: Critical for Religious Harmony
23 July, 2014
CO14103 | Hudud and Inter-Religious Relations
30 May, 2014
CO14036 | Has Religion Become Evil?
19 February, 2014
CO13206 | Allah: For Muslims Only?
06 November, 2013
CO13176 | Funding Mosque Building in Singapore: A Legacy of Mr Lee Kuan Yew
26 September, 2013
Interreligious Relations (IRR) Issue 15 - Secularism in Singapore: Asatizah’s Perspectives on its Reconcilability with Islam by Mohammad Alami Musa and Nursheila Muez
06 April, 2020
Interreligious Relations (IRR) Issue 3 - Islam and Secularism in Singapore: Between Embracement and Belief
01 April, 2019
Last updated on 25/08/2020