Dr. Mustapha Tajdin
Mustapha Tajdin, a Moroccan academic, with a professional experience in research and teaching spanning more than 19 years. Before joining Khalifa University, he taught in different places including Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai and delivered lectures on topics related to Islamic law, history, theology, and others in some renowned institutes in Europe and North Africa.
- 2000 PhD Arabic Language (with a focus on Qur’anic Interpretation) from al-Qarawiyyin University
- 2015 MBA in Management from the Canadian University in Dubai
Religious and Islamic Studies as well as logic and linguistics have always attracted my attention. I have published extensively on Islamic law and ethics and participated in many academic conferences worldwide. The development of Muslim institutions (taxation, judiciary, and others) is one of my latest interests.
- Tajdin, M. (2017). Natural Law and Shari’a: A quest for the Universal in the Particular. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law. 14 (5), 1-8.
- Tajdin, M. (2015).The concept of happiness in medieval Islamic thought: From philosophy to religion. Middle East Journal of Positive Psychology, 1(1), 36-44.
- Tajdin, M. (2011). Metaphor Between the conventional and the Rational Approaches to Language. Journal of Human Sciences, (21), 155-183. University of Bahrain
- Tajdin, M. (2018). Mu’assasat al-Islam fi ‘Asr al-Ta’sis: Jadaliyyat al-Shari’a wa al-Dawla wa al-Mujtama’ (Islamic Institutions during the Formative Age: a Dialogue between Law, Religion and Society). 1ST Beyrut-Casablanca. Al-Markaz Al-Thaqafi Lil-Kitab.
- Badi, J & Tajdin, M. (2005). Creative Thinking: An Islamic Perspective, 2nd ed. Kuala Lumpur: International Islamic University Malaysia.