Shaykh Kumail Rajani

Shaykh Kumail Rajani

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Exeter

Shaykh Dr Kumail Rajani is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Islamic Studies at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, where he completed his doctoral thesis. He is currently working on the Law, Authority and Learning in Shiite Islam project (http://www.lawalisi.eu/) with Professor Robert Gleave. He has undertaken seminary studies in Qum for over 17 years during which he attended the lectures of renowned scholars. He has also taught Islamic Law and Society at the University of Exeter, and Islamic History at Al-Mahdi Institute.