To work on multiculturalism in Singapore is to wander in a wondrous maze of diversities and their limitless combinations and exchanges. However, it is also to walk into a minefield of complexity, challenge and conflict in which one can easily get confused and lost, encounter misunderstanding and misjudgement, and experience uncertainty and anxiety.
Author Archives: Lai Ah Eng
Lai Ah Eng is currently senior adjunct fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS) where she teaches on religious issues and multiculturalism. Trained in economics, development studies and social anthropology, Ah Eng’s research fields are in multiculturalism, ethnicity and religion; migration and diversity; family and gender; and local histories and heritages. Her present and recent past projects include intercultural dialogues, ethnic and religious diversities, and migration and diversity in Singapore.