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Rahimjon  Abdugafurov

Rahimjon Abdugafurov

Senior Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Islamic Law, Jewish Law, Central Asia

Curriculum Vitae

    Dr. Rahimjon Abdugafurov received his PhD from Emory’s Islamic Civilizations Studies Program. He also received a Graduate certificate in Jewish Studies from Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University.

    Dr. Abdugafurov is currently involved in two projects: (1) Islamic Political Theory, and (2) Muslim polygynous practices in Central Asia. His research interests also include Islamic Religious Humanism, Muslim relations with non-Muslims, and Islamic Law with focus on women’s rights and justice. 

    Dr. Abdugafurov has previously published articles on Sufism, Islamic Law, and on Central Asian Studies. He has also produced a documentary film called “Bukharan Jews: Memories of a Disappearing Past.”