Blurred Boundaries of Assistive Reproduction Technologies

The aim of Blurred Boundaries of Assistive Reproduction Technologies (B.B.ART) is to analyze several aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Turkey, e.g. their regulatory and intercultural consequences and their international range of influence (such as an internationally adapted Technology Assessment or global TA, or Responsible Research and Innovation in a global context).

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Şahinol, M., & Kuhnt, A.-K. (2018). Quo Vadis Fetura? Reproduktionstechnologien als Teil des Human Enhancement: Ein Ländervergleich zwischen Deutschland und der Türkei. In B. P. Goecke & F. Meier-Hamidi (Eds.), Designobjekt Mensch? Transhumanismus in Theologie, Philosophie und Naturwissenschaften (pp. 429-459). Freiburg / Basel / Wien: Herder Verlag.

Şahinol, M. (2017). Reproductive Health in Turkey: From Enhancing Eggs to Intercultural Implications for Responsible Research and Innovation. In D. M. Bowman, A. Dijkstra, C. Fautz, J. Guivant, K. Konrad, C. Shelley-Egan, & S. Woll (Eds.), The Politics and Situatedness of Emerging Technologies (Vol. 8, pp. 111-127). Berlin: IOS Press.

Related presentations

November 9, 2017: Family Policy in Germany and Turkey in the Age of Reproduction Medicine, 5. European Congress on Family Science, November 9-11, 2017 (University of Vienna), together with Anne-Kristin Kuhnt, University of Duisburg-Essen

April 6, 2017: Quo Vadis Human Reproduction? Reproductive Medicine as part of Human Enhancement Technologies in Germany and Turkey, Tagung “Designobjekt Mensch? Transhumanismus in Theologie, Philosophie und Naturwissenschaften“, katholisch-soziale Akademie Franz-Hitze Haus (Münster, Germany), together with Anne-Kristin Kuhnt

November 22, 2016: “This Is My Body! This Is My Business!” Practices Of Assisted Reproductive Technology And Blurring Boundaries In Turkey, Yeditepe University, Medical Faculty Medical History and Ethics Department (Istanbul, Turkey)

October 12, 2016: Practices of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Turkey: Intercultural Aspects of RRI, S.Net 2016, 8th Annual  Meeting  of  the  Society  for  the  Study  of  New  and  Emerging  Technologies: “The Co-Production of Emerging Bodies, Politics and Technologies”, Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of  Bergen (Bergen, Norway)

October 7, 2016: Body@Human_Medicine@Society: A Comparison between Germany and Turkey, International Conference, Human : Non-Human – Bodies, Things, and Matter across Asia and Europe“, October 6–8, 2016, University of Zurich, (Zurich, CH), invited speech

September 14, 2016: Reproduktionsmedizin – Deutschland und Türkei im Vergleich (engl. “Reproductive Medicine – a comparison between Germany and Turkey”), together with Anne-Kristin Kuhnt (University of Duisburg-Essen), Turkologentag 2016, September 14 – 17, Hamburg (Germany)

February 5, 2014: Changing Conceptions of Religion and Science in Turkey? The Case of Turkish Population Planning, togehter with Emre Sünter (Istanbul Kemerburgaz University / METU, Ankara), presentation at the Insitute of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

January 30, 2013: Prozesse der Grenzverwischung bei medizinischen Verfahren und Praktiken durch medizintechnische Innovationen”, Research Day 2013 of the main research area “Transformation of contemporary societies: Building order in a borderless world”, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

June 26, 2012: Shifting science and technology by changing conceptions of religion and science in the case of Turkish Population Planning: Tube Babies and Abortion Ban, together with Emre Sünter (METU, Ankara, Türkiye), 11th Annual Meeting of the Science and Democracy Network, June 25-27, 2012 in Paris, France, hosted by Harvard STS Program (Cambridge, MA) and IFRIS (Paris, France)