Manuel Merkofer

Manuel Merkofer, MA

Scientific Assistant

Phone: 044 634 83 72

manuel.merkofer@uzh.ch

Short CV

Since February 2020: Ph.D. Project "How Medicine innovates: The Case of Microneurosurgery in the Second Half of the 20th Century". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Flurin Condrau and Prof. Dr. Thomas Schlich.

Since July 2019: Research Associate at the History of Medicine Department (Centre for Medical Humanities)/Lehrstuhl für Medizingeschichte (Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik und Medizingeschichte), University of Zurich (Prof. Flurin Condrau)

2014-2016: Student Assistant at the Chair for Science Studies, ETH Zürich (Prof. Michael Hagner)

2013-2017: Master of Arts ETH in History and Philosophy of
Knowledge, ETH Zurich

2010-2011: Exchange Student (Erasmus), University of Padova (Italy)

2009-2013: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Zurich

Research interests

History of Neurosurgery, History of Psychology, History of Psychiatry, Transnational History, History of Science

Teaching

2020: "Proseminar 1. Körper und Geist", philosophische Fakultät, HS 2020

2021: "Proseminar 1. Körper und Geschlecht", philosophische Fakultät, HS 2021.

Presentations

"How Medicine Innovates: The Case of Microneurosurgery in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century", Forschungskolloquium des Lehrstuhls für Medizingeschichte der Universität Zürich, Frühlingssemester 2020, 18.03.2020.

Publications

Die Erforschung des Hirns, in: 4bis8 Fachzeitschrift für Kindergarten und Unterstufe, 2020, 1, S. 26-27.

Grants

2020: GRC Travel Grant (University of Zurich), Carl Zeiss Archiv in Jena.

Memberships

Doctoral program at the Graduate Center "History of Knowledge"

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences

Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte