Dr. Ildus Rafikov

Academic Field: Philosophy, Interdisciplinary studies

Dr. Ildus Rafikov is a Senior Fellow and Manager of Research, Science & Technology at Maqasid Institute Global. He holds a PhD from ISTAC/IIUM in Philosophy, Ethics and Contemporary issues with special interest in Islamic economics, banking and finance, history and education. He also holds a professional post-graduate certificate in Islamic banking and finance from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Kuala Lumpur and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from IIUM.

Dr. Ildus Rafikov has written and published a number of academic articles in indexed and non-indexed journals in English and Russian languages. His publications in English language include article entitled: “The Methodology of Integrated Knowledge in Islamic Economics and Finance: Collective Ijtihād”, “Scarcity in the age of abundance: paradox and remedies”, “Factors Preventing the Actualisation of Ummah Wasata in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia”, “An Analysis of Financial Speculation: from the Maqasid Al-Shari’ah Perspective.” Publications in Russian language include “Cooperative JAK Bank in Sweden: Possibility of adapting its model in the Russian Federation”, “Objectives of Shariah in Islamic Financial Transactions, and the Problem of the Malaysian Islamic Finance Model”, “Islamic Microfinancing in Russia”, “Global Financial Crisis from the viewpoint of Islamic Economics”, and “A Short Guide to Islamic Finance, Investment and Insurance”. In addition, he has upcoming publications on monetary policy, fourth industrial revolution, moral values education and principles and practices of waqf.