Tschalaer, Hong M. 2017. Muslim Women’s Quest for Justice. Gender, Law and Activism in India. Cambridge University Press. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society). 



Tschalaer, M. 2020. Experiences of Waiting for LGBTQI+ Asylum Claimants in Germany: A Form of State Control and Resistance. In: Maria Lis Baiochhi “Gender Politics in the Age of Patriarchal Authoritarianism”. Political and Legal Anthropology Review.

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Victimhood and Femininity in Black Lesbian Asylum Cases in Germany. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1772735.

Tschalaer, M. 2020. Liebe ist ein Menschenrecht! Über Schwierigkeiten bei der Flucht von LSBTI Menschen. Archithese. 2.  

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Queer Spaces: The Sexual Asylum Story. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Berlin: Diaphanes. 8/9. 

Tschalaer. M. 2019. Queere Räume: Die Sexualisierte Asylgeschichte. In: Authenticity and Feedback. Berlin: Diaphanes. 8/9.


Tschalaer, M. 2019. Between Queer Liberalisms and Muslim Masculinities. LGBTQI+ Muslim Asylum Assessment in Germany. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 43 (7). DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2019.1640378

Tschalaer, Hong M. 2015. Muslim Women’s Rights Activists’ Visibility: Stretching the Gendered Boundaries of the Public Space in the City of Lucknow.South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, 11, 1-18.

Tschalaer, Hong M. 2012. Competing Model–Nikahnamas: Muslim Women’s Spaces within the Legal Landscape in Lucknow. Journal of Law and Social Research, 3, 65–80.

Tschalaer, Hong M. 2010. Women Entering the Legal Landscape: Negotiating Legal Gender Reforms in a ‘Tribal’ Women’s Forum in South Rajasthan, India. Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 60, 41–70.


Tschalaer, M., Fadi Saleh and Bridget Anderson (eds.) Queer Liberalism and Marginal Mobility. Ethnic and Racial Studies. (forthcoming 2022)


Tschalaer, M. (forthcoming). Social and cultural politics of resistance and empowerment. In Martin Fotta, Cecilia McCallum and Silvia Posocco (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of the Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality. Cambridge University Press. 



Tschalaer Hong, M. (2013) Adjudication in Religious Family Law. Cultural Accommodation, Legal Pluralism and Gender Equality in India. Gopika Solanki. Cambridge University Press. In: Law and Politics Book Review, 23 (8), 415–418. 


Tschalaer, M. 2020. Fehlender Schutz für Schwarze lesbische Geflüchtete. Tagesspiegel. 23. June.


Tschalaer, M and Nina Held. 2020. Coronavirus exacerbates LGBTQI refugees' isolation and trauma. Al Jazeera. 22. April. 

Tschalaer, M and Nina Held and Danijel Ćubelic. 2020. „Ich habe mich noch nie einsamer gefühlt“. Tagesspiegel. 30. March. 

(This article appeared in the print version of the Tagesspiegel under the title "Mein Leben ist eingefroren" on 6. April 2020)

Tschalaer, M. and Nina Held. 2019. LGBTQI+ asylum claimants face extreme social isolation in Germany. openDemocracy. 26. November. 

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Black lesbians denied asylum in Germany. openDemocracy.14. August.




Held, N. and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019. Better Legal and Social Support Needed for LGBTQI+ People Seeking Asylum in Germany. Mobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 31.October.  

Tschalaer, M. 2019. Conforming to stereotypes to gain asylum in Germany. Mobilities and Migration Bristol Blog. 12. August.  



Tschalaer. M. The Recognition of Black Lesbian Asylum Claims in Germany. 2020. 26. June. Policy Bristol. (available in German here)

Tschalaer, M. 2020. The Effects of COVID-19 on Queer Asylum Claimants in Germany. 26. June. Policy Bristol. (Available in German here)

Held,  Nina and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019.Queer Asylum in Germany. Better Visibility and Access to Legal and Social Support Needed for LGBTQI+ People Seeking Asylum.Policy Brief, October 26. University of Bristol. 

Held, Nina and Mengia Tschalaer. 2019.Queeres Asyl in Deutschland: Bessere Sichtbarkeit und besserer Zugang zu rechtlicher und sozialer Unterstützung für LSBTQI* Geflüchtete. Politisches Positionspapier vom 26. Oktober. Universität Bristol.

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