Work

Publications

Lemke, Thomas, Ruzana Liburkina, Veit Braun, Sara Lafuente-Funes (2020). Aufgeschobenes Leben. GiD – Gen-ethischer Informationsdienst 253, 34–35.

Braun, Veit, Sara Lafuente-Funes, Thomas Lemke and Ruzana Liburkina (2020). Investigating Cryopreservation Practices in Contemporary Societies: A New ERC Project. EASST Review 39(1). https://easst.net/article/investigating-cryopreservation-practices-in-contemporary-societies-a-new-erc-project/.

Lafuente-Funes, Sara & Perez Orozco, Amaia (2020) On (global) care chains in times of crisis: egg donation and domestic work in Spain. Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/25729861.2020.1796326

Braun, Veit (2020). Review of “Nicole C. Karafyllis (Hg.), Theorien der Lebendsammlung. Pflanzen, Mikroben und Tiere als Biofakte in Genbanken (Lebenswissenschaften im Dialog, Bd. 25). In: Technikgeschichte 87(1), 5–6.

Lafuente-Funes, Sara (2020) Vorreiterrolle in Europa. Reproduktive Bioökonomie. Bioskop nr. 89, 14-15.

Lemke, Thomas (2019). Beyond Life and Death. Investigating Cryopreservation Practices in Contemporary Societies. Soziologie 48(4), 450–466.

Lemke, Thomas (2019). Going Further: Lebensformen, Politics, and Critique. In: Graw, Isabelle & Menke, Christoph (eds.), The Value of Critique. Exploring the Interrelations of Value, Critique, and Artistic Labour, Frankfurt am Main/ New York, 120-125.

Presentations

Ruzana Liburkina: Eine sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektive
auf kryobiologische Anwendungen
. Annual Meeting of the German Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. 19 November 2020.

Ruzana Liburkina: CRYOSOCIETIES: Studying Cryopreservation Practices from a Social Science Perspective. Lower Saxony Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Implant Research and Development (NIFE), Hannover. 4 February 2020.

Veit Braun: Remind Me when I Wake Up: Memory and Recollection in Animal Cryobanks. EASST/4S 2020 Annual Meeting, Prague (virtual). 20 August 2020.

Sara Lafuente-Funes: Vitrification as a game changer in an oocyte-fuelled bioeconomy within a context of reproductive (un)certainties. EASST/4S 2020 Annual Meeting, Prague (virtual). 20 August 2020.

Ruzana Liburkina: Bumpy Valorizations, or What Happens When ‘Frozen’ Matter Does Not Quite Come to Matter. EASST/4S 2020 Annual Meeting, Prague (virtual). 20 August 2020.

Thomas Lemke, Sara Lafuente, Veit Braun: Suspended Life: Exploring Cryopreservation Practices in Contemporary Societies (CRYOSOCIETIES). University of Frankfurt. 18 July 2019.

Thomas Lemke: Reversing Extinction: Cryopreservation as a Form of Life in Frozen Zoos at the Conference “Aussterben: Darstellungen und Diskurse am Beispiel bedrohter Arten und Sprachen” Zentrum für Literaturforschung Berlin. 26 April 2019.

Sara Lafuente-Funes: Investigating egg freezing in Spain: Some programmatic ideas in the context of a new project around cryotechnologies at the Conference “Comparative and transnational perspective on technologies of fertility preservation and extension” Centre for Reproductive Research, De Monfort University. Leicester, UK. 13 June 2019.

Sara Lafuente-Funes: Global Care Chains & Transferences of Reproductive Capacity in the Spanish Context at the Conference “Towards Reproductive (in)Justice? Mobilities, Technologies, Labourings & Decisions” XI AFIN International Conference, University of Granada, 4-7 September 2019.

Media

“Suspended Life”: Chancen und Risiken “eingefrorenen” Lebens. In: UniReport nr. 4, 11 June 2019, p. 9.

Aufgeschobenes Leben – und dann? In: Forschung Frankfurt 02/2019, p. 93.