Axel Hüntelmann

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Axel C. Hüntelmann PhD (University Bremen 2007), MA (Modern History, Humboldt University Berlin 2003), MBA (University of Applied Studies Vechta 2004), BA (University of Applied Studies Vechta 1994)

Axel Hüntelmann worked already during his studies as a Student assistant and Scientific assistant at the research project of the Max Planck Society »History of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society in the National Socialist era«. Afterwards he was Research Associate at the Institutes for the History of Medicine first of all at the Charité in Berlin at the DFG-funded project »The Industrialization of Experimental Knowledge« and than at Heidelberg University at the DFG-funded project »Vaccines between Laboratory, Production and Public Health Administration«. In Frankfurt he received his PhD about Paul Ehrlich (2007, published in 2008), following by the next positon as Post-Doc Fellow/Research Associate at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology/University Bielefeld and as Assistant Professor at the Institute for the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine, University Mainz til 20104.

Currently Axel C. Hüntelmann is working on Accounting in Medicine in the frame of the ERC Research Group »Ways of Writing. How Physicians Know 1550-1950« (cf. project outline)“

Research Topics

  • Technologies and Practices of Writing and Counting in Medicine (Accountancy)
  • Biography of Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) – Life and Afterlife
  • Entangled Histories. Public Health Institutions in Europe and Northern America (1850s-1950s)
  • Biological Economies. A History (Archeology) of Growth (1770-1970)
  • History of Laboratory Animals (at the Institute for Experimental Therapy) (1850-1930)