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Professor Hossein Mir Mohammad Sadeghi

Law Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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Hossein MIR-MOHAMMAD SADEGHI is a distinguished criminal law professor at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Iran. He received his PhD in contract law from the University of Liverpool, an MPhil from the University of London in field of criminal law. He is among the most prominent law professors in Iranian academic society, the head UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy and Research Center for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy at Shahid Beheshti University. A wide range of academic works has been authored by him, including Special Criminal Law (3 Volumes), The Analysis of the Foundations of the General Criminal Law, International Criminal Court: An Introduction, Islamic Law Dictionary, Criminal Law Dictionary, An Introduction on the law of England, A Review on the Criminal Law of England, …

 

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Abdullahi Ahmed An-NA’IM

Professor at Emory University, United States

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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im is a Sudanese-born Islamic scholar who currently teaches at Emory University, United States. He is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, associated professor in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion of Emory University. As an internationally recognized scholar of Islam and human rights and human rights in cross-cultural perspectives, Professor An-Na'im teaches courses in international law, comparative law, human rights, and Islamic law. 

Elham AMINZADEH

Associate Professor at Tehran University, Faculty Member at Law School

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Elham Aminzadeh is an Iranian academic and the former assistant to President Hassan Rouhani in citizenship rights. She served as the former vice president in legal affairs.

Aminzadeh holds Law PhD from the University of Glasgow, England. Dr. Aminzadeh has worked as assistant professor of law at the University of Tehran and her speciality is in the fields of international public law, energy law and human rights.

Janet BLAKE

Associate Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, Faculty Member at Law Faculty

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Janet Blake is regarded among the distinguished law academics that has served as a member of the Cultural Heritage Committee of the International Law Association, academic member of Centre of Excellence for Education in Sustainable Development at Shahid Beheshti University (Tehran), head of the International Relations Department of the UNESCO Chair and Centre for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy at Shahid Beheshti University and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Shahid Beheshti University (Tehran). She is a well-known celebrated academic in fields of International Law, Environmental Law and Human Rights Law.

Michael BOHLANDER

Chair in Comparative and International Criminal Law in Durham Law School, England

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Michael Bohlander is a former German judge with a particular interest in comparative and international criminal law. His publications (19 books and over 140 articles, case comments, book reviews etc.) have been widely cited by courts of several domestic and international jurisdictions. Professor Bohlander's main research interests lie in international and comparative criminal law, including their linguistic and cultural aspects. The German Federal Ministry of Justice lists his English translations of the German Criminal Code and of the Act on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters on its official website. The translation of the German Criminal Code was translated into Farsi by Ms. Asli Abbasi and published in Iran in 2010, followed by the translation of his monograph "Principles of German Criminal Law" in 2011. 

Anver M. EMON

Professor of Law and History; Canada Research Chair in Religion, Pluralism and the Rule of Law; Director, Institute of Islamic Studies

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Anver M. Emon studies premodern and modern Islamic legal history, the role of Shari'a both inside and outside the Muslim majority world, and the historiography of that that field of knowledge production. Anver M. Emon researches in the burgeoning field of Islamic law. With doctorates in both history and law, he researches Islamic legal history to reflect on the deployment of Islamic law in the past and the present across different regions.  In addition to publishing numerous articles, Emon is the author of Islamic Natural Law Theories (Oxford University Press, 2010), and Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law (Oxford University Press, 2012), as well as the co-editor of Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: Searching for Common Ground? (Oxford University Press, 2012).  He is the founding editor of Middle East Law and Governance: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and series editor of theOxford Islamic Legal Studies Series.

Reza ESLAMI

Assistant Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, Faculty Member at Law Faculty

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Reza Eslami is among the famed Iranian academics in field of human rights law. With a wide range of publications, he has served as one of the most prominent law researchers in Iran. Some of his works include: “Human Rights Activism: Theory and Practice “, “Human Rights and Islamic Reform”, “Peace education in Iran challenges and prospects”, “Right to Culture and the Right to be different Convergence or Divergence”, …

Mohsen ESMAEILI

Associate Professor at Tehran University, Faculty Member at Law School

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Mohsen Esmaeili is an associated professor at Tehran University, also, a faculty member at Law School. He serves as a consulting jurist and member of the both Guardian Council and Assembly of Experts. He has written several books and a number of legal articles including research papers in fields of law and law-making.

Ahmed Fekry IBRAHIM

Assistant professor of Islamic law at McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies in Montreal, Canada

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Ahmed Fekry IBRAHIM is an assistant professor of Islamic law at McGill University’s Institute of Islamic Studies in Montreal, Canada. He holds a PhD in Islamic Studies from Georgetown University (2011). He received a EUME postdoctoral fellowship from the Berlin research program organized by Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. His teaching and research interests are the formation of Islamic law, legal theory, Islamic legal practice in Mamluk and Ottoman courts, Islamic law and human rights, customary law, and family law.

Seyed Mohammad GHARI SEYED-FATEMI

Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, Faculty Member at Law Faculty

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Seyed Mohammad GHARI SEYED-FATEMI is regarded as a highly accomplished Law professor and Legal Scholar with thorough knowledge in Islamic law and international human rights law. Some of his works include: “Autonomy and Right to Die with Dignity, A Comparison of Kantian Ethics and Shiite Teachings”, “Autonomy and Equal Right to Divorce with Specific Reference to Shi’a Fiqh and the Iranian Legal System”, “Who is a Refugee? Comparison of a Misconstrued Concept in International Human Rights”, “Shi’a Fiqh and Universal Human Rights, the Need for Reformation of Ijtihad, Positivistic Textualism v. Moral Contextualism”, …

Seyed Mohammad HASHEMI

Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, Faculty Member at Law Faculty

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Seyed Mohammad HASHEMI is an emeritus professor in the Law School of at the University of Shahid Beheshti where he was a faculty member for decades. Dr. Hashemi completed his Ph.D. at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.  His research interests lie in the area of constitutional law, human rights law, and labour law. A wide range of academic works has been authored by him, including the Constitutional Law of Islamic Republic of Iran, Human Right and Fundamental Freedoms, Human Rights and Public Liberties …

Mohammad Javad Javid

Full Professor at Tehran University

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Mohammad Javad JAVID is full Professor at Tehran University. He holds a PhD in Sociology from Sorbonne University and a PhD in Public Law from University of Toulouse. A wide range of academic works has been authored by him, including “Islamophobia and the Right to Morality in the West”, “Human Rights violations in the Arab World”, “Access to Justice in National Courts: With a View to International Instruments”, …

Hossein MEHRPOUR MOHAMMAD-ABADI

Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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Hossein MEHRPOUR MOHAMMAD-ABADI is a Professor at Shahid Beheshti University. He received his law PhD from Tehran University. He is the former dean of the law faculty at Shahid Beheshti University. His teaching and research interests include family law, women's rights, and other issues relevant to family law. 

Gholam-Reza MESBAHI MOGHADAM

Associate Professor at Imam Sadiq University

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Gholam-Reza MESBAHI MOGHADAM is an Associate Professor at Imam Sadiq University. He holds a PhD in Islamic Fiqh (Jurisprudence). His main areas of expertise include: Islamic jurisprudence and economics; also he is a sophisticated Islamic jurist with wide knowledge in the areas related to education and training.

 

Hossein MIR-MOHAMMAD SADEGHI

Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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Hossein MIR-MOHAMMAD SADEGHI is a distinguished criminal law professor at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Iran. He received his PhD in contract law from the University of Liverpool, an MPhil from the University of London in field of criminal law. He is among the most prominent law professors in Iranian academic society, the head UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy and Research Center for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy at Shahid Beheshti University. A wide range of academic works has been authored by him, including Special Criminal Law (3 Volumes), The Analysis of the Foundations of the General Criminal Law, International Criminal Court: An Introduction, Islamic Law Dictionary, Criminal Law Dictionary, An Introduction on the law of England, A Review on the Criminal Law of England, …

 

Seyed Mostafa MOHAQEQ DAMAD

Professor at Law Faculty of Shahid Beheshti University

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Seyed Mostafa MOHAQEQ DAMAD is a distinguished law professor at law faculty of Shahid Beheshti University. His education background includes Islamic education in Arabic literature, Quran, Hadith, Islamic philosophy, theology, and jurisprudence at the Fayzieh School in the Qom. He received the degree of Ijtihad in 1970. He also continued his modern academic education in Islamic Philosophy and graduated in 1969 from Tehran University. He achieved his Master of Science degree in Islamic Jurisprudence in 1980 from Tehran University. In 1996, he received a Ph.D. degree from Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. A wide range of academic works has been authored by him, including: “Religious Minorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran”, “Respecting Humanitarian Law”, “The Islamic Concept of Humanitarian Law”, “The Course of Philosophy in Islam”, “Islamic Public International Law”, … 

Qassem MOHAMMADI

Assistant Professor of Law Faculty at Shahid Beheshti University

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Qassem MOHAMMADI is an assistant Professor at Law Faculty of Shahid Beheshti University. His main areas of expertise include: Islamic jurisprudence, ethics, philosophy and criminal law. He is also the director of the Research Group of Philosophy, Religion and Law and the Research Deputy of UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy. 

Nasrin MOSAFFA

Associate Professor at Tehran University

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Nasrin MOSAFFA is an Associate Professor at Law Faculty of Tehran University. She received her Political Science PhD from Islamic Azad University. She is among the founding members of the Iranian Research Association of Women’s Studies. Also, she is the author of a wide range of academic works, including: “The Concept of Aggression in International Law”, “The Participation of Women in Iran: New Aspirations and Civil society”, “Children and Armed Conflicts”, “Right-Based Development” ...

Siamak RAHPEIK

Associate Professor at the University of Judicial Sciences and Administrative Services

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Siamak RAHPEIK is an Associate Professor at the University of Judicial Sciences and Administrative Services and the jurist member of the Guardian Council. He received his Ph.D. in Private Law from Tarbiat Modarres University. He teaches courses in civil liability, civil law, basic rights and security strategy.

Mohammad RASEKH

Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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Mohammad RASEKH is a law Professor at Shahid Beheshti University. He is also among the most distinguished law researchers in Iranian legal academics. He received his PhD in Law and Philosophy from Manchester University. His areas of research interest include: Islamic legal theories, public law, and philosophy of law. 

Seyed Ghasem ZAMANI

Associate Professor at Allameh Tabataba'i University

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Seyed Ghasem ZAMANI is an Associate Professor at Allameh Tabatabaei University, also a famed international law researcher in Iran. He holds a PhD in Public International Law from Islamic Azad University. He received various national awards for his academic works, including the Law of International Organisations: Personality, Responsibility, and Immunity”, and “International Economic Law” …   

Mohammad Hossein ZAREI

Assistant Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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Mohammad Hossein ZAREI is an Assistant Professor at Shahid Beheshti University. His areas of expertise include human rights law, administrative contracts, administrative law and public economic law. Some of his academic works are as follows: “The Principle of Proportionality of Crime and Punishment in International Criminal law”, “The Rule of Law and Democracy: Compatibility or Conflict”, “Freedom of Speech”, “Electronic Voting and Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities” … 

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Mojtaba Ghasemi

Assistant Professor at Shahid Beheshti University

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