Visiting Scholars

Muis Academy is host to many prominent scholars from the region and beyond. These are scholars who can deepening the community’s intellectual understanding of and research focus area on Islam and Muslims in the Modern World, develop thought leaders and contribute to the international projection of the role that religion can play in enriching the common public space and the role that Islam in Southeast Asia can play in the shaping a more compassionate world.

Visiting scholars typically participate in Muis Academy’s discourse and they deliver a wide range of programmes especially designed by Muis Academy, for our various partners, from Masterclasses for the Asatizah (Muslim cleric) to conversations with policy-makers to roundtable discussions for academic to workshops for mosque leaders.

Visiting Scholars:  
Sher Banu A. L. Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Malay Studies, NUS
Abdullah Saeed Sultan of Oman Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne
Past scholars:  
Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah President, Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies
Hamza Yusuf Founder, Zaytuna College, Berkeley, USA
Quraish Shihab Indonesia Muslim Scholar
Ebrahim Moosa Professor, Islamic Studies, Notre Dame University, USA
Jonathan Brown Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization, Georgetown University
Imran Tajuddean Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, NUS
Tariq Ramadan Professor, Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford University
Karen Armstrong Author and a thinker on the role of religion in the modern world