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Constanze Weigl-Jäger, Ph.D., Anthropologist

Institute of Gerontology
Heidelberg University
Bergheimer Str. 20
69115 Heidelberg
Germany

Tel.: +49 6221 - 54 81 86
Fax: +49 6221 - 54 59 61

e-mail: weigl[at]uni-heidelberg.de
Room: 143 (2nd floor)
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Education

2009 Ph.D. at the Department of Anthropology, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University and at the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies, Ruhr University Bochum

2005 Magister Artium in Anthropology, History of South Asia and Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures (Urdu), Heidelberg University and University of Edinburgh

Work and Research Interests

Age and Ageing in India; North India; Medical Anthropology; Reproductive Health

Projects

“New Directions in ‘Active Ageing‘ and ‘Age-friendly Culture‘ in India and Germany”, Institute of Gerontology, South Asia Institute and Heidelberger Centre for Transcultural Studies (funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Project Coordination since 02/2017)

“Diskussionen um Fragen des Lebensanfangs und Lebensendes im modernen islamischen Recht und ihre Auswirkungen in Iran, Saudi-Arabien, Ägypten und Indien“ at the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies, Ruhr University Bochum (funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 10/2005-10/2008; Research Associate)

Publications

Weigl-Jäger, Constanze. 2016. “Islam and Contraception in Urban North India - Muslim Women's Reproductive Health Behavior and Decision-making”. Interdisziplinäre Zeitschrift für Südasien-Forschung 2016(1):88-111. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11588/izsa.2016.1.845.

Weigl-Jäger, Constanze. 2013. "The Islamic Fiqh Academy India: Abortion and Sterilization in the Context of Islamic Law and its Impact on Muslim Women's Decision-Making". In Schreiber, Jenny, Eich, Thomas and Clarke, Morgan (Eds.). Conference Proceedings of the International Conference: Health related Issues and Islamic Normativity. Halle: Menalib. Online Publication, 93-104. urn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-81356.

Weigl, Constanze. 2011. “Lifestyle Diseases in India - the management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in Kerala”. Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter 13 (2-3):40-47.

Weigl, Constanze. 2010. Reproductive Health Behavior and Decision-Making of Muslim Women. An ethnographic study in a low-income community in urban North India. Berlin, Münster: LIT Verlag.

Weigl, Constanze. 2010. “Empfängnisverhütung und Familienplanung muslimischer Frauen in Nordindien“ [Contraception of Muslim Women in North India]. Curare. Zeitschrift für Medizinethnologie 33(1+2):53-59.

Weigl, Constanze. 2009. “Welche Faktoren beeinflussen indische Musliminnen bei der Entscheidung über Empfängnisverhütung und Abtreibung?“ [Factors influencing Decision-Making of Indian Muslim Women regarding Contraception and Abortion]. In Eich, Thomas (Ed.). Reproduktionsmedizin bei Muslimen: säkulare und religiöse Ethiken im Widerstreit?, Universität Tübingen, 14-25. http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-37852.

Weigl, Constanze. 2006. “Der Umgang mit Krankheiten und deren Ursachen bei tamilischen Familien im Kreis Südliche Weinstraße“ [Illness Behavior of Tamil Familys at Kreis Südliche Weinstraße]. Xasia Repository. Doi: DOI: 10.11588/xarep.00000010.

Weigl, Constanze. 2006. “Die Islamic Fiqh Academy und ihre Rechtsentscheidungen zum Klonen“ [The Islamic Fiqh Academy and their legal decision on Cloning]. In Schneider, Nadja-Christina, Framke, Maria, Sprung, Christoph (Eds.). Islam in Südasien, Themenschwerpunkt. Portal des Südasien-Informationsnetzes e.V. http://www.suedasien.info/analysen/1517.

Weigl, Constanze. 2004. “Die arische Migrationstheorie, die Indigenous Aryan Theory und die Indus-Zivilisation“ [The Aryan Migration Theory, the Indigenous Aryan Theory and the Indus Civilisation]. Portal des Südasien-Informationsnetzes e.V. http://www.suedasien.info.

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