Work packages

 

1. Preparation for the research: Literature review and pilot research [7 months] 1.1. Review of anthropological and legal literature on reproduction, fertility, citizenship and human rights 1.2. Planning of quantitative research. Building up questionnaire for interviews 2. Ethnographic accounts and interdisciplinary approaches [27 months] 2.1. History of assisted reproduction in Greece: Archive research/ Interviews with doctors/experts 2.2. New forms of kinship: Quantitative research in clinics and medical centers/ statistical analysis/ qualitative research (open-ended interviews)/ socio-linguistics analysis / legal research 2.3. Religion, ethnicity and reproduction: Quantitative research in clinics and medical centers/ statistical analysis/ qualitative research (open-ended interviews)/ socio-linguistics analysis / legal research 2.4. “Stratified” reproduction and human rights: Legal research/ quantitative research/ qualitative research (open-ended interviews ) 2.5. Technology and medicalized reproduction: Participant observation/ quantitative research/ qualitative research (open-ended interviews)/ network analysis 3. Comparison with European and non-European countries 3.1. Comparison in the field of assisted reproduction with European and non-European countries: Establishment of a network in the field of assisted reproduction with researchers in Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon 3.2. Cross-border reproduction: Participant observation/ quantitative research/ qualitative research (open-ended interviews) 3.3. Networks on local and global level: Analysis of networks 4. Dissemination of results