Martina Schlünder

Associate professor (10 %)
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1108 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

My main interests are in the following general fields of enquiry:

  • Economies of Reproduction, Conceptualizations of Bio-economies
  • Historicizing the Technoscience Turn of Reproduction
  • Historical epistemology of post /colonial planning
  • Managing Life, Nature, and Technologies at Frankfurt Airport

Higher education and employment history

  • Visiting Scholar at Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Berlin
  • Marie Curie Fellow  (EU Commission FP 7, IOF 2015-2018 (Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto/Department of Social Anthropology, Bremen University)


  • Susanne Bauer, Martina Schlünder, Maria Rentetzi, eds., Boxes. A Field Guide. (open access, print, ebook and website) Mattering Press, Manchester (forthcoming)
  • Guest Editor (together with Alexandra Widmer): “Economies of Reproduction”, special issue in Journal for Cultural Economy (scheduled for 2019)
  • “Encounters in Borderlands. Intersections of Life and Technology at Frankfurt Airport”, together with S. Bauer and N. Güttler, (currently under review from Environmental Humanities)
  •  “Becoming Bone Sheep”, together with P. Arens and A. Gerhardt, Configurations, 2014, 22: 263-292
  • “Lousy Research. Boxing in the Material Culture of Typhus Fever Vaccine Production (1916-1945)”, in: Boxes. A Field Guide, S. Bauer, M. Schlünder, and M. Rentetzi, Manchester: Mattering Press 2018 (forthcoming December 2018)
  • “Pastorale: Sheep Traffic in Modern Trauma Surgery”, in: Humans, Animals and Biopolitics. The more-than-human condition, ed. by Kristin Asdal, Tone Druglitro, and Steve Hinchcliff, London: Routledge 2016, 85-100
Published Oct. 17, 2018 1:33 PM - Last modified Oct. 19, 2018 3:26 PM