Globalization and Cross-Cultural Comparison

Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine

Globalization & Cross-Cultural Comparison

  • 2022 – 2025 (funded by the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony) Research Project: "The Legacy of Nazi Medicine in Contemporary Mental Health Ethics. Comparing three decades of debates in Germany and Israel, 1990-2020" Project
  • 2018 – 2020 (funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)): Platform for International Cooperation: "Bioethics and the Legacy of the Holocaust" Project
  • 2016 – 2019 (funded by the Minerva-Stiftung & The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual-Fellowship (European Union)): Research Project: "Timing Fertility – A Comparative Analysis of Time Constructions and the Social Practice of Egg-Freezing in Germany and Israel" Project
  • 2014 – 2017 (funded by German Research Foundation): Research Project: "Cross-Cultural Reproductive Ethics: Germany and India" Project
  • 2014 – 2016 (funded by DAAD and the University Grants Commission, India): Research Project: "Contested Avenues of Reproductive Technologies: A Study of Transnational Transfers and Cross-cultural Practices" Project
  • 2010 – 2015 (funded by German Research Foundation): DFG Research Training Group: "Dynamics of Space and Gender" (University of Göttingen & University of Kassel) Project
  • 2010 – 2012 (funded by GIF): Research Project: "Cross-Cultural Ethics of Health and Responsibility: Expert and Lay Perspectives Regarding Bioethical Dilemmas in Germany and Israel" Project
  • 2010 (funded by DAAD and UGILO): Workshop: "’Moving Bodies – Transforming Vlaues': Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues of Transnational Biomedicine" Project
  • 2007 – 2009 (funfed by GIF, NMWK, BMBF): Research Project: "Biomedical Culture and Ethics in German-Israelic Comparison" Project
  • 2004 – 2007 (funded by the European Commission, 6th Framework Programme "Science and Society"): Research Project: "Challenges of Biomedicine – Socio-Cultural Contexts, European Governance, and Bioethics" Project


ProfessorProf. Dr. Silke Schicktanz
Prof. Dr. Silke Schicktanz

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