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Ferber, Sarah S. Prof.

Professor of History

  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Overview


Professor Ferber researches in two fields of cultural history: early modern European religion and contemporary bioethics. 

Research Overview


  • Current Research Projects

    • 'IVF and Assisted Reproduction, the Global Experience' (With Professor Vera Mackie and Dr Nicola Marks, ARC-funded collaborative research project:ARC DP 2015-2017, $518,593)
    • 'Magic, Witches and Demons in Pre-modern Europe and its colonies’ (monograph) 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    American Historical Review
    Volume
    119
    Pages
    966 - 967
    ISSN
    0002-8762
    2014

    Published In
    Social History of Medicine
    Volume
    27
    Pages
    194 - 195
    ISSN
    1477-4666
    2007

    Published In
    The Journal of Clinical Ethics
    Volume
    18
    Pages
    35 - 48
    ISSN
    1046-7890
    2007

    Published In
    The Journal of Clinical Ethics
    Volume
    18
    Pages
    53 - 55
    ISSN
    1046-7890
  • Book

    Year Title
    2013

    Publisher
    Houndmills, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan
    ISBN
    9781403987242
    Pages
    233
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    The Reproductive Industry: Intimate Experiences and Global Processes
    Publisher
    Lanham: Lexington Books
    Pages
    1 - 13
    ISBN
    9781498570657
    2019

    Published In
    The Reproductive Industry: Intimate Experiences and Global Processes
    Publisher
    Lanham: Lexington Books
    Pages
    145 - 173
    ISBN
    9781498570657
    2016

    Published In
    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    London: Routledge
    Pages
    111 - 126
    ISBN
    9781138854024
    2016

    Published In
    Emotions in the history of witchcraft
    Publisher
    London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan
    Pages
    231 - 245
    ISBN
    9781137529022
    2015

    Published In
    Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    Ashgate Publishing
    Pages
    161 - 179
    2013

    Published In
    Illness and Healing Alternatives in Western Europe
    Publisher
    London, United Kindgom: Routledge
    Pages
    120 - 140
    ISBN
    9780203436660
    2013

    Published In
    The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Pages
    575 - 592
    2011

    Published In
    The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History
    Publisher
    Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Pages
    1 - 8
    ISBN
    9780754668343
    2009

    Published In
    Witchcraft and masculinities in early modern Europe
    Publisher
    Palgrave Macmillan
    Pages
    214 - 238
    2008

    Published In
    The Witchcraft Reader
    Publisher
    Routledge
    Pages
    230 - 239
    2008

    Published In
    Women, Identities and Communities in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    Ashgate
    Pages
    29 - 41

Potential Supervision Topics


    • Late Medieval and Early modern European history
    • Modern medical history
    • Medical ethics history

     

Research Overview


  • Current Research Projects

    • 'IVF and Assisted Reproduction, the Global Experience' (With Professor Vera Mackie and Dr Nicola Marks, ARC-funded collaborative research project:ARC DP 2015-2017, $518,593)
    • 'Magic, Witches and Demons in Pre-modern Europe and its colonies’ (monograph) 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2014

    Published In
    American Historical Review
    Volume
    119
    Pages
    966 - 967
    ISSN
    0002-8762
    2014

    Published In
    Social History of Medicine
    Volume
    27
    Pages
    194 - 195
    ISSN
    1477-4666
    2007

    Published In
    The Journal of Clinical Ethics
    Volume
    18
    Pages
    35 - 48
    ISSN
    1046-7890
    2007

    Published In
    The Journal of Clinical Ethics
    Volume
    18
    Pages
    53 - 55
    ISSN
    1046-7890
  • Book

    Year Title
    2013

    Publisher
    Houndmills, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan
    ISBN
    9781403987242
    Pages
    233
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    The Reproductive Industry: Intimate Experiences and Global Processes
    Publisher
    Lanham: Lexington Books
    Pages
    1 - 13
    ISBN
    9781498570657
    2019

    Published In
    The Reproductive Industry: Intimate Experiences and Global Processes
    Publisher
    Lanham: Lexington Books
    Pages
    145 - 173
    ISBN
    9781498570657
    2016

    Published In
    Violence and Emotions in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    London: Routledge
    Pages
    111 - 126
    ISBN
    9781138854024
    2016

    Published In
    Emotions in the history of witchcraft
    Publisher
    London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan
    Pages
    231 - 245
    ISBN
    9781137529022
    2015

    Published In
    Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    Ashgate Publishing
    Pages
    161 - 179
    2013

    Published In
    Illness and Healing Alternatives in Western Europe
    Publisher
    London, United Kindgom: Routledge
    Pages
    120 - 140
    ISBN
    9780203436660
    2013

    Published In
    The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Pages
    575 - 592
    2011

    Published In
    The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History
    Publisher
    Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Pages
    1 - 8
    ISBN
    9780754668343
    2009

    Published In
    Witchcraft and masculinities in early modern Europe
    Publisher
    Palgrave Macmillan
    Pages
    214 - 238
    2008

    Published In
    The Witchcraft Reader
    Publisher
    Routledge
    Pages
    230 - 239
    2008

    Published In
    Women, Identities and Communities in Early Modern Europe
    Publisher
    Ashgate
    Pages
    29 - 41

Potential Supervision Topics


    • Late Medieval and Early modern European history
    • Modern medical history
    • Medical ethics history

     

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