Janina Kehr

Janina Kehr, PhD

Wiss. Assistentin

Tel.: +41 44 634 20 18

j.kehr@mhiz.uzh.ch

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Short CV

Since october 2015 : Senior Research Associate (Oberassistentin), History of Medicine Section, Centre for Medical Humanities, University of Zurich

Since March 2015: Associate Member of the ZGW and post-doctoral Representative

April-May 2014: Visiting researcher, King’s College London, Department of Social Sciences Health and Medicine, SNF Short Visit Grant

November 2012: Ph.D. in Anthropology, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales Paris and Humboldt University Berlin, supervisors Didier Fassin and Stefan Beck

Thesis: „A disease without a future. An Anthropology of tuberculosis in France and Germany“Abstract (PDF, 44 KB)

2011-2015: Research Associate, Institut für Medizingeschichte, Universität Zürich

2010–2011  Scientific Coordinator, Graduate Student Network Réseau Santé et Société,Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Paris-Nord, Saint-Denis, France.

2007  Instructor, Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

2006-2010  NaFöG Research Grant, Berlin

2005  DEA (Diplôme d’études approfondies), Anthropology, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France

2004  Mag. Soc., Ethnology and Political Sciences, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany 

2001-02  Exchange Student, University of California Santa Cruz, USA


Research Interests

Medical anthropology; history of medicine; anthropology of the state; anthropology of Europe; health care and the economy; welfare; austerity; global public health; migration; hospital medicine; health care activism; comparative and ethnographic methods; France; Germany; Spain


Ausgewählte Publikationen

Edited Books

buch

2011
De la vie biologique à la vie sociale. Approches sociologiques et anthropologiques,with Joëlle Vailly & Jörg Niewöhner. Paris : Editions de la Découverte

2011
Leben in Gesellschaft. Biomedizin, Politik, Sozialwissenschaften,
with Jörg Niewöhner & Joëlle Vailly, Bielefeld: Transcript

 

Articles (refereed)

The Precariousness of Public Health. On Tuberculosis Control in Contemporary France” Medical Anthropology. Cross-cultural studies in Health and Illness. 2016. Online first. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01459740.2015.1091819#.VzCQsWSLRFQ

Recurring Revolutions. Tuberculosis Treatments in an Era of Antibiotics” (with Flurin Condrau) In Therapeutic Revolutions. Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the 20th Century ed. by Jeremy Greene, Flurin Condrau & Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, Chicago, University of Chicago Press. 2016.

Fragments de la vie Clinique: traverser l’hôpital” In Silence CHU(T). ed by Christian Bonah & Pierre Filliquet, Strasbourg: MESASO. 2016

Leiden. Ein Gespräch zur Moral Anthropology” (with Carlo Caduff) Historische Anthropologie 22 (1), 2015. Special Issue “Leiden”, ed. Caroline Arni & Marian Füssel, pp.115-128. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ha.2015.23.issue-1/ha-2015-0108/ha-2015-0108.xml?format=INT

Double Trouble. Towards an Epistemology of co-infection” (with Lukas Engelmann) Medicine, Anthropology, Theory, vol. 2 (1), 2015. pp. 1-31. http://www.medanthrotheory.org/read/4860/double-trouble

Blind spots and adverse conditions of care: screening migrants for tuberculosis in France and Germany” Sociology of Health & Illness 34, no 2, 2012. p. 251-265 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2011.01415.x/abstract

Zonen des Existenziellen. Leben verstehen, Leben schützen, Leben gefährden” (with Joëlle Vailly and Jörg Niewöhner) In: Leben in Gesellschaft. Biomedizin, Politik, Sozialwissenschaften, ed. Jörg Niewöhner, Janina Kehr & Joelle Vailly, 2011. Bielefeld: Transcript, p. 9-28.

Introduction. Une question vitale. Connaître, protéger, exposer la vie” (with Joelle Vailly and Jörg Niewöhner) In De la vie biologique à la vie sociale. Approches sociologiques et anthropologiques, ed. Joelle Vailly, Janina Kehr & Jörg Niewöhner. 2011. Paris : Editions de la Découverte, p. 9-25.

Die Dichte sozialer Leben. Zur Tuberkulose Umgebungsuntersuchung” In: Leben in Gesellschaft. Biomedizin, Politik, Sozialwissenschaften, ed. Jörg Niewöhner, Janina Kehr & Joelle Vailly, 2011. Bielefeld: Transcript, p. 229-329.

L’épaisseur des vies sociales. A propos du dépistage de la tuberculose” In : De la vie biologique à la vie sociale. Approches sociologiques et anthropologiques, ed. Joelle Vailly, Janina Kehr & Jörg Niewöhner. 2011. Paris : Editions de la Découverte, p. 268-297.

Geographien der Gefahr. Warum wieder über die Tuberkulose gesprochen wird.” In Medizin im Kontext. Krankheit und Gesundheit in einer vernetzten Welt., ed. Hansjörg Dilger & Bernhart Hadolt. 2010. Frankfurt Main: Peter Lang Verlag, p. 161-180.

The Politics and Poetics of Migrant Tuberculosis: Modelling a Social Disease in French Public Health.” In The Tapestry of Health, Illness and Disease, ed. Vera Kalitzkus & Peter L. Twohig. 2009. Amsterdam: Rodopi, p. 99-123.

Book Reviews

Lively Capital. Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets” by Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 29 (1), 2015. p. b39-b42.

Reasons of Conscience. The Bioethics Debate in Germany” by Stefan Sperling American Anthropologist, 116 (2), 2014. p. 477-478.

The Moral Neoliberal. Welfare and Citizenship in Italy” by Andrea Muehlebach Social Anthropology, 21 (3), 2013. p. 415-416.

Unknowing the Old” Somatosphere. Science, Medicine and Anthropology. September 2015 http://somatosphere.net/forumpost/unknowing-the-old

The ‘Other’ Disease’. Tuberculosis in the (Post-) Colonial Context” Books and Ideas, October 2015. http://www.booksandideas.net/The-Other-Disease.html

Articles on Online Platforms

“Alltägliche Krisen: Flucht, Medizin und Migration. Ein Denkeinstieg” Medizinethnologie. Körper, Gesundheit und Heilung in einer globalisierten Welt. October 2015 http://www.medizinethnologie.net/alltaegliche-krisen/

“Against Sick States: Ebola Protests in Austerity Spain” Somatosphere. Science, Medicine and Anthropology. October 2014 http://somatosphere.net/2014/10/against-sick-states.html

Public Engagement

Interviews

Comment la biomédecine change nos vies?” In: Autour de la question, Radio France International, 16 June 2011. http://www.rfi.fr/emission/20110616-2-comment-biomedecine-change-nos-vies

Commentaries

Georgians love their lives, too” Pratiques. Les cahiers de la médecine utopique, nr. 61, May 2013 (with Caroline Izambert and Michaël Neuman).

Affaires des tuberculeux de l’Europe de l’Est : mais où est passé le bon sens sanitaire ?” L’Humanité Hebdo, p. 41, 7-13 February 2013 (with Caroline Izambert and Michaël Neuman).

Moderator of Public Events

Was ist ein eine gute Ärztin, ein guter Arzt?” Podiumsdiskussion zum 1. Mai, Veranstaltungsreihe Medizin im 21. Jahrhundert – wie weiter? 1.5.2016, Glaspalast, Kasernenareal Zürich

Neue Formen der Verwandtschaft? Reproduktionstechnologien und die Ordnung der Familie im Wandel.” ZGW Wissen in Gesellschaft, 18.11.2015, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich, https://voicerepublic.com/talks/5-neue-formen-der-verwandtschaft