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Identity Politics and / or Health Issue?

Talk Sander L. Gilman in English
8 May 2013

Portrait Sander Gilman

Sander L. Gilman
© Sander L. Gilman

The current debate over boys’ circumcision in the USA and Europe returns time and again to the question of whether this intervention has a positive or negative impact on health. The history of these claims and their implications is not as straightforward as both sides like to portray. Tracing it back throws light on the ideological motives behind this debate.


8 May 2013, 7 pm


Old Building, second level, Great Hall


5 euros, reduced rate 3 euros


Tel.: +49 (0)30 259 93 488


Gesa Struve
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 517
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