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Gender studies, Anthropology of science, Critical medical anthropology, New kinship studies, Reproductive technologies, Politics of Vaccination
Since January 2011, Nolwenn Bühler has held a PhD position in the research project «Family and Fertility in Switzerland. Local Processes of Reproduction and Kinship in Transnational Contexts of Biomedical Technologies» at the University of Zürich. She focuses on the construction of the heterosexual nuclear family and of intergenerational family relationships through reproductive technologies in the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
After obtaining a nursing diploma, she studied Social and Cultural Anthropology, French and Religious Studies at the Universities of Lausanne and Neuchâtel. In her MA thesis she investigated the implementation of the HPV vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer in the canton de Vaud. She was also involved in the SNSF-project «La production de la normativité familiale dans l’aide sociale publique» (éésp, Lausanne).
MA Thesis: http://doc.rero.ch/record/19844?ln=fr