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Integration into the university research and infrastructure

The Working Paper Series is part of the Göttingen Centre for Gender Studies (GCG). The GCG is an interdisciplinary institution of the Georg-August-University Göttingen, which aims to promote research activities in the field of gender at the Göttingen Campus: You will find more information about the focus, aims and activities of the GCG here. The Working Paper Series receives technical and editorial support from both the State Library and University Library Göttingen; in particular from Margo Bargheer, Head of Electronic Publishing.

The working paper series was initiated by Dr. Konstanze Hanitzsch from the Göttingen Centre for Gender Studies, Göttingen University and Dr. Solveig Lena Hansen from the Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Göttingen University Medical Centre.


Dr. phil. Solveig Lena Hansen, Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine

Solveig Lena Hansen works at the Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Göttingen Medical Centre since 2007. Her work focuses on the interdisciplinary field of bioethics, in particular reproductive technology, organ transplantation, stem cell research and public health. In terms of methodology, her expertise includes narrative media (film, literature, health campaigns) and gender into the reflection of medicine and biotechnology.


Dr. Julia Gruhlich, Institute for Sociology

Julia Gruhlich is a lecturer at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Göttingen since 2017. Her work focuses on the interface of the sociology of work, organisations, and gender. She has professional expertise in qualitative methods of social research, social theory, gender theory, theory of work and organisations, as well as intersectional and transnational research. She is interested in current debates about post-growth, approaches to sustainable work and life, as well as utopias and alternative social systems.


Dr. Susanne Hofmann, Universität Osnabrück

Susanne Hofmann was visiting professor of the Research Network for Gender and Migration Lower Saxony at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Göttingen Centre for Gender Studies in 2016-2017. She is currently working in the Department of Sociology & Policy at Aston University in Birmingham. Her research interests include decolonial feminist theory, intimate and affective work, gender and securitisation, borders and gendered migration, anthropology of policy and critical bureaucracy research.


Language Editor

Julia Perry, M.A., Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University Medical Center Göttingen

Julia Perry has been working at the Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine of the University Medical Center Göttingen since 2012. She studied sociology in Bremen with a focus on migration sociology and sociology and gender studies in Göttingen. Her research interests include sociology of human rights, qualitative social research, implications of genetic testing and research ethics. She is currently working on her PhD on sociological aspects of dementia prediction and participation in dementia research. In addition, she has many years of experience in proofreading and translating English and German academic literature.


Former Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Konstanze Hanitzsch

Dr. Konstanze Hanitzsch is the Research Coordinator of the Göttingen Center for Gender Studies. She teaches and researches on the topic of feminist materialism, subject constructions, feminist literary studies and in the broadest sense cultural gender studies. She is currently working on a project with the topic "Postmagicscience" that deals with magic, witchcraft, materialism and contemporary art productions.