Lena-Maria Möller

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Senior Research Fellow

Mittelweg 187

Hamburg, D-20148

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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235

CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (7)

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Introduction – Negotiating Parenthood in Muslim Countries: Changing Concepts and Perceptions

American Journal of Comparative Law (AJCL), Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 819-827, 2015, DOI: 10.5131/AJCL.2015.0024, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Nadjma Yassari, Lena-Maria Möller and Imen Gallala-Arndt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Muslim family law, comparative law, Inter-Islamic comparison, parental care, custody, guardianship, best interests of child, adoption, private international law, legal transfer, interreligious law, interfaith marriages

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An Enduring Relic: Family Law Reform and the Inflexibility of Wilāya

American Journal of Comparative Law (AJCL), Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 893-925, 2015, DOI: 10.5131/AJCL.2015.0027, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Muslim family law, child law, wilāya (guardianship), comparative law, family law codification

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No Fear of Ṭalāq: A Reconsideration of Muslim Divorce Laws in Light of the Rome III Regulation

Journal of Private International Law, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 461-487, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Private international law, conflict of laws, Article 10 Rome III Regulation, Muslim divorce laws

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Family Law in the GCC and the Best Interests of the Child: The Multiple Meanings of a Vague Legal Concept

Hawwa – Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 309-332, 2018, DOI: 10.1163/15692086-12341341, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 19/4
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2019
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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GCC states, family law, best interests of the child, parental care, custody (ḥaḍāna), guardianship (wilāya), judicial practice

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Law: Modern Family Law, 1800-Present: Gulf States

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online (Supplement XVII), General Editor Suad Joseph, First published online: 2018
Posted: 04 Dec 2018
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Family law, marriage, divorce, parental care, codification, Gulf States, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates

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Improving Women's Rights Through Children's Rights? The Reform of Custody Laws in Contemporary Muslim Jurisdictions

Women’s Human Rights and the Elimination of Discrimination/Les droits des femmes et l’élimination de la discrimination, edited by Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg and Hélène Tigroudja, Leiden & Boston, Brill Nijhoff 2016, 465-489
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2017
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Child custody, law reform, comparative law, Muslim family law

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Struggling for a Modern Family Law: A Khaleeji Perspective

Changing God’s Law: The Dynamics of Middle Eastern Family Law, edited by Nadjma Yassari, Routledge, Abingdon 2016, 83-112
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Lena-Maria Möller
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Family law, codification, Arab Gulf States