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Linda Weichselbraun

Doctoral student

Linda Weichselbraun
Doctoral student
linda.weichselbraun@gu.se
+46 31 786 2544

Room number: F136
Postal Address: Box 720, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 41122 Göteborg


Department of Sociology and Work Science (More Information)
Box 720
405 30 Göteborg
www.socav.gu.se
socav@socav.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 4764
Visiting Address: Skanstorget 18 , 411 22 Göteborg

About Linda Weichselbraun

PhD candidate in Sociology and Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg.

Background: 

Linda holds a master´s degree in sociology and a degree in journalism, both obtained at the University of Gothenburg. She has been working as a journalist since 2001, specialized in social issues and psychiatry. Also has a background as an activist working to improve coercive psychiatric care in Sweden. Has worked several years within the healtcare improvement program "Better Care - Less Coercion", led by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL). Started her PhD studies in August 2015.

Specialist Fields:

  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Transgender Studies
  • Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of Emotions
  • Criminology and Sociology of Law

Current research:

Linda´s PhD project explores the relation between neuroscience, society, identity and perceptions of normality, with a special focus on trans/gender identity and activism.

Teaching and supervising:

Currently teaching at courses in criminology and sociology, and also at courses on social relations in teacher- and  preschool teacher education. Supervises graduate students in sociology.

Collaboration: 

  • Member of the NeuroGenderings network.
  • Member and co-founder of the Nordic network Bodies in/and STS.

 

Latest publications

Kärnavfall, kulturarv och könsinkongruens
Elena Bogdanova, Hannes Lagerlöf, Linda Soneryd, Linda Weichselbraun
Vetenskaplig medborgarskap (red. Soneryd L, Sundqvist, G), Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Exemplet könsinkongruens
Linda Weichselbraun
Vetenskapligt medborgarskap / Linda Soneryd, Göran Sundqvist (red.), Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

A Social Science Perspective on the Transgender Brain
Linda Weichselbraun
"Sex Hormones and the Brain", Matariki Winter School in Tübingen, 31 January – 2 February 2018, Poster 2018
Poster

Prototyping a Social Worlds Perspective on the Transgender Brain
Linda Weichselbraun
"Medical sociology", Working Group 13 at Sociologidagarna, Lund: 7-9 March 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Conceptions of the Transgender Brain: from binary, sex reversed and pathological to something beyond?
Linda Weichselbraun
"Medicine meets the sexed body: discovering, diagnosing, producing and shaping", Panel F08 at European association for the study of science and technology (EASST) conference "Meetings: Making Science, Technology and Society Together , Lancaster 25-28 July 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

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2019

Kärnavfall, kulturarv och könsinkongruens
Elena Bogdanova, Hannes Lagerlöf, Linda Soneryd, Linda Weichselbraun
Vetenskaplig medborgarskap (red. Soneryd L, Sundqvist, G), Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Exemplet könsinkongruens
Linda Weichselbraun
Vetenskapligt medborgarskap / Linda Soneryd, Göran Sundqvist (red.), Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

2018

A Social Science Perspective on the Transgender Brain
Linda Weichselbraun
"Sex Hormones and the Brain", Matariki Winter School in Tübingen, 31 January – 2 February 2018, Poster 2018
Poster

Prototyping a Social Worlds Perspective on the Transgender Brain
Linda Weichselbraun
"Medical sociology", Working Group 13 at Sociologidagarna, Lund: 7-9 March 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Conceptions of the Transgender Brain: from binary, sex reversed and pathological to something beyond?
Linda Weichselbraun
"Medicine meets the sexed body: discovering, diagnosing, producing and shaping", Panel F08 at European association for the study of science and technology (EASST) conference "Meetings: Making Science, Technology and Society Together , Lancaster 25-28 July 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Showing 1 - 5 of 5

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