Julia Schulte-Werning, MA

Julia Schulte-Werning

Julia Schulte-Werning, MA

Kolingasse 14-16
1090 Wien
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Curriculum Vitae

  • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2013-2017 BA Modern and Contemporary History, minor Political Science, Albert Ludwigs-University Freiburg
    • 2015-2017 Student assistant at the Department of Modern and Eastern European History, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
    • 2015 Semester at the University of Oslo
    • 2016-2017 Student assistant at the Department of Early Modern History at the Department of Early Modern History, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
    • 2017-2020 MA History, focus Global History, University of Vienna
    • 2018-2021 Assistant at the Volkskundemuseum Wien
    • 2019 Semester at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    • since 2021 Doctoral university assistant (prae doc) at the Department of History / histcult:doc Fellow at the Doctoral School for Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
    • 2023 PhD Erasmus Fellow at the Jacob Robinson Institute for the History of Individual and Collective Rights, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • 2023-2024 Bookhalter Graduate Fellow at the Center for Jewish History, New York


  • Research interests

    History of humanitarianism, history of knowledge, social history of medicine, Jewish history, global history, 19th and 20th century, digital humanities, public history

  • Projects

    Jewish Medical Humanitarianism in North Africa from the 1940s to the 1960s (Working Title)

    In the mid-1940s, shortly after the end of World War II, the internationally operating Jewish health care organization Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) became active in the Jewish communities of Morocco, then part of the French colonial empire before its independence in 1956. Addressing the health of children and of those living in poverty, OSE-Morocco established socio-medical facilities and promoted preventive health care and education. From 1947 onwards, OSE-Morocco opened polyclinics, maternal and infant health centers, milk stations, school hygiene services, and day-homes, and conducted campaigns against specific diseases. Its engagement fluctuated between medical intervention and fostering self-help. In my PhD project, I focus on the concepts, practices, and discourses negotiated within the framework of the OSE’s medical activism in Morocco: Who was defined as in need of medical aid? On what premises were health care issues identified? Which practices and technologies were deemed appropriate to tackle them and how did they function? How did OSE actors navigate the shifting political landscape of colonial and national institutions, fellow transnational Jewish welfare and relief organizations, as well as medical and humanitarian professionalism? Drawing on concepts of Jewish history, the history of humanitarianism, and the history of medicine and science, my project aims to shed new light on Jewish humanitarian internationalism through the lenses of “development,” decolonization, and international health politics in the mid-20th century.

    PhD project supervised by:

    Assoz. Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Röhrlich, University of Vienna

    Senior Lecturer Dr. Jaclyn Granick, Cardiff University


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Rethinking Global Health

Julia Schulte-Werning
Rethinking Global Health
Summer/Winter school, Participation in ...
4.7.2022 - 8.7.2022

Endangered Jewish Bodies. The Health Care Program of the Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants in Morocco, c.1940s-1960s

Julia Schulte-Werning
International Organizations and Body Politics in MENA History
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
27.6.2022 - 27.6.2022

Medizin- und Psychiatriegeschichte: Colloquium der Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies

Peter Becker , Anastassiya Schacht , Monika Ankele , Hanna Lucia Worliczek , Heinz-Peter Schmiedebach , Gernot Heiß , Julia Schulte-Werning , Clemens Ableidinger , Franziska Cont , Sabine Beck
Medizin- und Psychiatriegeschichte: Colloquium der Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies
Conference, Organisation of ...
24.6.2022 - 24.6.2022

A Panorama of Care. Jewish Medical Humanitarianism in North Africa

Julia Schulte-Werning
Jewish Questions and the Global South
Conference, Talk or oral contribution
17.5.2022 - 17.5.2022

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