Sayed Hassan Akhlaq is a philosopher from Afghanistan with both professional and public audiences worldwide. Over the past decade, he has published several scholarly books and papers in both English and Persian on comparative studies and dialogue among civilizations. He earned his doctorate in philosophy in 2009 from Allameh Tabatabaii University in Tehran, Iran, and completed his Islamic theological studies (Hawzeh Elmieh) in Mashhad. Currently he works as a research fellow for both the Catholic University of America and George Washington University, and as an advisor for the Center for the Study of Islam and the Middle East in Washington DC.
Published in: HomeThe crisis of national and religious identity in Afghanistan today
On the anniversary of Afghanistan’s Communist Party coup d’état, how Afghani modernization had to deal with a series...
Published in: HomeTaliban and Salafism: a historical and theological exploration
The Taliban, like other sociopolitical movements, is not reducible to Islamic doctrines.