FORA.tv Speaker - Nolwenn Buhler

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Biography

Nolwenn Buhler is a social anthropologist, specialized in gender studies and science and technology studies. She is currently a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley where she holds a Swiss National Science Foundation fellowship at the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies. In her Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Zurich, she focuses on the relations between age, fertility, and assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) in Switzerland and beyond. She is especially interested in the potential of technologies such as egg donation and freezing to extend the female fertility span and in the transformations of the category of reproductive aging. After obtaining a nursing diploma, she studied Social and Cultural Anthropology, French, and Studies of Religion at the Universities of Lausanne and Neuchatel. In her master’s thesis she investigated the implementation of the HPV vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer.

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Exploring the Future of Reproduction

05.01.14 | 01:36:37 min | 0 comments