Akif Tahiiev is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany, and the University of Religions and Denominations, Qom, Iran. Also, he is a research and teaching assistant at the Department of Human Rights and Legal Methodology, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Previously he was a Visiting Fellow at the Goethe University Frankfurt, the University of Vienna, and the IWM (Vienna, Austria). He holds a PhD in Law from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (Ukraine) with a thesis on Shia Islamic Law and its specifics. His wider research interests include Shia Islam, Minorities, Islamic Law, Islam in Europe (especially Eastern), Comparative Law, and Legal History.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Tahiiev Akif. Prospects for higher Shia religious education in post-Soviet countries. Religions 2023, 14(7), 822. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel14070822.
Tahiiev Akif. Impact of the Events of Saqifa on the Formation of Differences between the Islamic Sunni and Shia Tradition. Journal of Al-Tamaddun, Vol. 18 (1), 2023. 161–167. https://doi.org/10.22452/JAT.vol18no1.13.
Tahiiev Akif. Application of the Islamic Family Law in European Countries and experience of Ukraine / Практика застосування норм ісламського сімейного права в окремих країнах Європи та досвід України. Shìdnij svìt / The World of the Orient, 2023, No. 1 (118). 114–123. https://doi.org/10.15407/orientw2023.01.114.
Tahiiev A., Lukianov D. The Role of the Events of Fadak in the Formation of Differences between the Islamic Sunni and Shia laws. Islamic Inquiries, 1 (1), 2022. 61–74. https://doi.org/10.22034/IS.2021.137403.
Tahiiev Akif. Minority within a minority: Shia community in Ukraine. International Journal of Islamic Thought, Vol. 19: (June), 2021. 14–20. https://doi.org/10.24035/ijit.19.2021.191.
Lukianov D.V., Ponomarova H.P., & Tahiiev A.S. The Quran in Shia Jurisprudence. Journal of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, 27(4), 2020.29–42. https://doi.org/10.37635/jnalsu.27(4).2020.29-42.
Tahiiev Akif. Sources of Shia Islamic Law (According to the Twelvers madhhab), Theory and Practice of Jurisprudence. 2020. Issue 2 (18). https://doi.org/10.21564/2225-6555.2020.18.216045
Tahiiev Akif. Правова доктрина джерел ісламського права Імама Садика (Imam Sadiq’s legal doctrine of the sources of law), Recht der Osteuropäischer Staaten (ReOS), 2020(2): 62-66.