Main Fields of Research
Family law in countries influenced by Islam (Syria and Iraq), Kurdish family law in Iraq and Syria.
Shéhérazade Elyazidi has been a research assistant at the Institute since 2017, and is responsible for the project on family law in Syria and Iraq within the research group on law in Islamic countries. She earned her B.A. in political science and Arabic studies in 2012 and her M.A. in political science and sociology in 2016, both at the University of Heidelberg.