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Welcome to Sheela Saravanan

We cordially welcome Sheela Saravanan at the Department of Anthropology at the South Asia Institute. Since January 2016 she is working on a DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) funded project. 

The research aims to examine individual notion of ‘desired children’ (Wunschkinder/Vansh) shaped by the social experiences in the German and Indian contexts that lead to selective abortions.

She will be teaching ‘Global Reproductive Technologies: Socio-Ethical and Legal Dimensions’ during the summer semester, details are available here.

Dr. Sheela Saravanan has 2 Masters from Indian Universities of Bombay and Pune in Geography and Development Planning.
She has a Ph.D. in Public Health from Queensland University of Technology in Australia.  
09 Feb 2016
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