Short Biography

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M. Din Syamsuddin was born in Sumbawa, Indonesia, 31 August 1958. Currently Professor of Islamic Political Thought at the State Islamic University, Jakarta. In addition, he is President of Muhammadiyah,  Chairman of Inter-Religious Council of Indonesia (IRC), President and Moderator of Asian Conference on Religion for Peace (ACRP), Co-President World Conference on Religions for Peace (WCRP/RfP), Member of Strategic Alliance between Rusia and the Muslim World, Chairman of Indonesia-Palestine Friendship Initiative (IPFI), and Chairman of Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilisations (CDCC). He got his M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.