PhD-Position in the History of Medicine (Child Health) at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

The chair of medical humanities (Prof. Dr. Dr. Martina King) at the University of Fribourg invites applications for a fully funded PhD-Position (4 years, 80%) in the history of medicine. The position will start on June 1, 2021 (negotiable).

 

CFP: Medical(ized) Bodies in the German-Speaking World

“Medical(ized) Bodies in the German-Speaking World”
Special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies
Edited by Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Alys X. George


What do bodies mean in the medical realm? How is the messy reality of a (mal)functioning, suffering, birthing, or dying body represented in texts and images? Does lay knowledge pick up where scientific knowing ends? How do technologies old, new, and imagined contract or expand the embodied human experience? 

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