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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Nadjma Yassari, LL.M. (London)

Leader of the Research Group: Changes in God's Law - An Inner Islamic Comparison of Family and Succession Laws

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 240

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288

Mail: yassari@mpipriv.de

Main Fields of Research:

PIL, International and National Private Law of Islamic Countries with emphasis on the Near and Middle East, Iran and Afghanistan

 

Academic Career:

Born 1971 in Teheran/Iran; 1989-95 Legal studies Vienna and Innsbruck/Austria; 1997-98 Master of International Business Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London/Great Britain; 1999 Conferral of doctorate at the University of Innsbruck, Dissertation Topic: "The Concept of Freedom of Contract in Islamic and Western Legal Cultures"; 2000-01 Arabic language studies at the University of Damascus/Syria. 2016 post-doctorate thesis (Habilitation) at the University of Hamburg. Since 2000 research fellow responsible for the Law of Islamic Countries at the MPI. Since April 2009 leader of the Research Group "Changes in God's Law - An Inner Islamic Comparison of Family and Succession Laws".

 

Current Projects:

www.familienrecht-in-nahost.de
Max Planck Working Group on Child Law in Muslim Countries


Recent Lectures:

02.11.18

Islamic law in Europe: a new story or just the old tale?

Sixth CEFL Conference „Pluralism and Diversity of Family Relations in Europe“

  • Location: Bucerius Law School, Hamburg

17.10.18

Managing migration to Europe: do we have to reinvent the wheel?

PEPP (Programme in European Private Law for Postgraduates) “Hamburg Day”

  • Location: Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg

24.11.17

The Case of Iran

Conference „The Impact of Member State Treaties with Third States on the Europeanisation of Private International Law – The Case of the European Succession Regulation“

  • Location: Universität Augsburg

Recent Courses:

Seit
SS 2016 fortlaufend

 

Einführung in das islamische Recht

Vorlesung

  • Location: Universität Hamburg, Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät

SS 2016

 

Einführung in das islamische Recht

Vorlesung

  • Location: Universität Hamburg, Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät

SS 2015

 

Das Familien- und Erbrecht in islamisch geprägten Rechtsordnungen

Proseminar

  • Location: Universität Hamburg, Abteilung für Geschichte und Kultur des Vorderen Orients