Mahmoud Shafiei

Department of political science

Mahmoud Shafiei (born 1969, Zanjan) is an Associate professor of MU’s Department of Political Science. He received a Bachelor's degree in "political science" in 1996, a Master's degree in "Political Science" from Baqer al-Olum University in 1999, and a PhD in "Political Science" from Imam Sadeq (AS) University in 2006.

He has also started seminary studies since 1983 and participated in the courses of Advanced Islamic Jurisprudence and Principles (Kharej-e Fiqh and Usul) for many years.

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POLITICAL THOUGHT OF SHEIKH MOFID, SEIED MORTAZA AND SHEIKH TOASI (TEHRAN: CENTER OF ISLAMIC REVOLUTION DOCUMENTS, 1387/2008) Note: this book has been written by three authors, one of them is me.
POLITICAL METHOD OF PROPHET MOHAMMAD (PEACE BE UPON HIM) (QOM: RESEARCH CENTER OF ISLAMIC SCIENCE AND ISLAMIC CULTURE, 1386/2007) Note: this book has been written by a group of authors. The title of mine is: “Consultation and Mohammedan State”.
THE POLITICAL THOUGHT OF SAYYID MORTEZA (QOM: BUTAN-E KETAB PUBLISHERS, 1388/2009) - A group of authors; A Distinctive Revolution Queries in the Islamic Revolution of Iran, Chapter 3: Critique Mirror, the Article: "Inconsistency or Harmony; A Lesson to Be Learned" pp. 427-446.
- Political Sociology of Iran Based on Theory of Communicative Action (Tehran: Imam Sadegh University, 2010)


Theological Foundations of political freedom in Shiite and Moatazeleh thoughts POLITICAL SCIENCE, 1379/2000 (in Persian).
Religious democracy, PEGAH, 1379/2000 (in Persian).
Justice: John Rawls’s view point ENTEKHAB, 1378/1999 (in Persian).
"The place of the world in the worldview of Imam Ali (AS)" Political Science (Year 3, winter 2000, Vol. 11) (in Persian).
Globalization and justice, JAAMEJAM, 1380/2001 (in Persian).
The subjective-structural grounds and obstacles of political liberty, PEGAH, 1380/2001 (in Persian).
-Reason and Rationality in Shiite political thought, POLITICAL SCIENCE, 1381/2002 (in Persian).
contradiction between republicanism and Islamism in Iran CULTURE AND THOUGHT, 1382/2003 (in Persian).
communicative action and expediency discourse in the Islamic republic of Iran, CULTURE AND THOUGHT, 1384/2005 (in Persian).
Critical theory (system and life world) and transcendences of Habermas thought, POLITICAL SCIENCE, 1384/2005 (in Persian).
Critical theory (system and life world) and socio-political critique, POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE, 1384/2005.
Backgrounds and obstacles of rationality in Shiite political jurisprudence SHIITOLOGY, 1387/20009 (in Persian).
Impacts of the Islamic revolution in Lebanon, MATIN, 1387/2008 (in Persian).
The Requirements of Rationalism in Shiite political Fiqh, SHIITE STUDIES, 1387/2008 (in Persian)
Velayat-e-Faqih, one of the precepts of Shiite jurisprudence: a refutation of Kadivar, Mazinani and Izadhi's claim about the political thought of Mullah Ahmad Naraqi, "Mehrnameh" (first year, May 2010) pp. 98-100.
Rule of law; Pahlavism, "Nasim Bidari" (First Year: No. 5, April 2010) pp 66-67.
Financial Independence of seminaries, presented to the Conference of Clergy and the Islamic Revolution, 2010. This article has been published in the collection of articles "Clergy and the Islamic Revolution", Volume 2, No. 1, by Abdolvahab Frati in the winter of 2015, by the Research Institute of Islamic Culture and Sciences.
Transformation of social structures and the evolution of political jurisprudence in the constitutional period (fourteenth year, No. fifty-six, winter 2011).
The Qur'an and the favorable and undesirable political culture, Journal of Political Science (Year 16, No. 61, spring 2013).
Reflections on the Political Consequences of Two Rules of None-Velayat and Velayat: Limitation of the Political Commitments and Expansion of the Individual Rights and Freedoms (Qom: Mofid University, International Conference of the Alawite Government, A Look After the 14th Century, May 9 and 10, 2015) Presented in the Commission.
"Responsibilities of a democratic government regarding the political participation of the people from the perspective of the Qur'an" Political Science (Seventeenth Year, No. 66, summer 2014).
“Shiite Rationality and Communication Rationality: A Reflection on the Political Results” Political Research Journal (Year 10, No. 2 (Serial No. 38) Spring 2015)
“The Sovereignty of God and the People in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran” Human Rights (Volume 7, No. 2 (Fall and Winter 2012, Serial No. 14).
“Practical and ideological contexts of the theory of absolute jurisprudence” (Tehran: International Conference on People's Rights and Religious Government in Imam Khomeini's Thought, October 2016) published in second volume of the Proceedings of the International Conference "People's Rights and Religious Government in Imam Khomeini's Thought"
“Political Justice from the Perspective of Quran and Traditions: A Reflection on the Political Equality” Political Science (Nineteenth Year, No. 76, winter 2016)
Sociological and political history of Iran (A)

Sociological and political history of Iran (B)

Islamic revolution of Iran

history of Iranian foreign relations

theories of revolution

political ethnics

Seminar of global impact of Iranian Islamic revolution

Iranian Islamic Revolution and Its International Reflection

Seminar of Iranian sociological and political history

Political sociology of Iran

Political jurisprudence

political thought of Imam Khomeini

Rational issues of Islamic political thought

Historical, Political, Economic and Social Roots of Iranian Islamic Revolution

Political sociology of Iran



Islamic political thought
Political Islam
Islamic Revolution
Political history of modern Iran
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