Aftab Malik is Guest Lecturer at the Department of Law, University of Sydney, where he co-teaches an Introduction to Shariah. He is a permanent designated “Global Expert” on Islam at the UN Alliance of Civilisations and has taught at the Summer Rihla retreats. Aftab has written a number of articles that have been translated into numerous languages. His written work has been commended by a range of academics and scholars, such as John L. Esposito, Khaled Abou El Fadl and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf.
Aftab’s current research areas of interest include the Enlightenment, postmodernism, Islam and sixteenth century England, Sufism, Islamic and Western political philosophy, and the development of classical Islamic law.