Dr Ali Fanaei

    Dr Ali Fanaei

    Senior Lecturer , Al-Mahdi Institute

    Dr Fanaei undertook traditional seminarian studies in Qom, Iran for over 17 years under renowned teachers. He obtained a Masters in Islamic Theology from the University of Qom and after relocating to the UK was awarded a Mphil and PhD from the University of Sheffield for his research in moral epistemology. He is currently a faculty member of the Department of Philosophy at Mofid University, Qom, and a senior lecturer at Al-Mahdi Institute in subjects including Islamic jurisprudence, legal theory and hermeneutics. His influential works have been published in both English and Persian through which he is being recognised as an important member of the select group of ‘enlightenment thinkers’ in Iran.