Anelis Kaiser

Anelis Kaiser is one of the co-founders of the international research network “NeuroGenderings” and a Marie Heim-Vögtlin fellow at the University of Bern, Switzerland, where she is working on the classification and registration of sex/gender in fMRI human science. Anelis Kaiser has examined sex/gender in the brain as it relates to exploring the existence of paradigmatic, methodological, and statistical defaults that interfere with assessing the presence or absence of sex/gender differences. She studied psychology and received her PhD from the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Feminist and Queer Repoliticizations of the Brain.

Anelis Kaiser et Isabelle Dussauge | 13.04.2015

The historical relationship between biology and feminist politics is one of proximity and distance, tensions and contradictions. This is particularly obvious in the current golden age of neuroscience, when arguments supporting sexism, the inevitability of the sex/gender difference, the equalization of sexuality with heterosexuality and much more are reformulated based on the findings from brain research. In this paper, we examine the specific entanglements of brain science and feminism and identify three main directions which are “destabilizations”, “reconstructions”, and [...]