The "Mother Anyway"project involves collaboration between researchers in medicine, literature and gender studies. The interdisciplinary design enables methodological and theoretical border-crossings. The literary scholars will have access to authentic, narrated experiences by female patients. The medical scientists will incorporate cultural, narratological and gender perspectives into their analyses.


AFIN is an interdisciplinary, inter-university and international research group focusing on basic and applied research in the social sciences, humanities and health sciences. It is dedicated to the study of human reproduction and the inequality as it relates to age, sex, racial or ethnic origin, religions or convictions, medical conditions, sexual orientation, nationality and the intersection of these aspects.