Akif Tahiiev

Akif Tahiiev holds a Ph.D in Law from Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (Ukraine) with a thesis on Shia Islamic Law and its specifics. His wider research interests include Islamic Law, Comparative Law, Shia Islam, Human Rights, Legal History and Minorities. In the framework of the ‘Non-Territorial Autonomy’ project, he investigates the activities of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People as a form of non-territorial autonomy in Ukraine and its prospects after 2014.