Prof. Dr. Maimul Ahsan Khan (MAK) was awared with a PhD in Jurisprudence by the Soviet Academy of Sciences in 1985. MAK is an accomplished and innovative author and law professor specializing in Jurisprudence, Islamic Law, International Commercial Law, Islam and Muslim Culture, Political Science, Human Rights, and Middle Eastern, Central and South Asian Studies.


MAK has published a good number of books (about two dozens) and numerous research articles in three different languages – English, Russian, and Bengali published from the former Soviet Republics, UK., U.S.A., Malaysia, Turkey and Bangladesh. He is a former Chair of Law (University of Dhaka), and the Department of Law and Shari’ah (Islamic University-Gazipur).


As a Professor of Law and Fulbright Fellow, MAIMUL AHSAN KHAN, has served as a visiting professor of law to a number of American (UIUC-Law, UC-Davis-Berkeley), Technical University of Liberace-Czech Republic, Maleksha University of Turkey, Imam Khomeini International University and Bangladeshi universities, including DU, GUB, Maritime University, and many others.


MAK has served to the Amnesty International-USA (Country Specialist on Afghanistan 2000-06), Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies, UK-based Islamic Foundation in Leicester. Prof. Khan has contributed to many Soviet, Iranian, Turkish, Czech, Malaysian, Taiwanese, Japanese, and American academic institutions and circles with a distinct voice of protest against all kinds of injustices.


MAK successfully challenged the long-lasting Soviet communist beliefs that Islam was dead and Muslims had no future at world stage as civilization-builders, and MAK successfully demonstrated in his research that Islam was alive all over the world, and Islamic Legal Doctrines and Muslim cultural nuances are not of same nature.


MAK authored titles such as Human Rights in the Muslim World, International Institutional Law, Legal Theories, Rohinga Refugees, Islamic Finance and Arab Spring and many others available on, google, wikipedia and MAK has translated the book of late American Professor L. Ziring titled, BD: An Interpretative History.