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Department of Philosophy

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Dr Lutz D.H. Sauerteig, M.A. (Munich), Dr. phil. (Berlin)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40702
Room number: F004, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen's Campus, Stockton
Member of Medicine and Health Postgraduate Programmes
Lecturer in History of Medicine (SSC Strand Leader) in the Phase 1 Medicine
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40702

(email at l.d.sauerteig@durham.ac.uk)

Biography


Lutz D.H. Sauerteig was born in Hamburg, Germany. He is a historian of medicine, sexualities and bodies. He studied Modern European History, History of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Theatre Studies, and Cultural Anthropology in Munich, Oxford and Berlin. He received his M.A. in History from the Ludwig-Maximilian's University, Munich, in 1989 and his doctorate (Dr. phil.) in History from the Humboldt University, Berlin, in 1996.

From 1990 to 1992, Lutz worked as Research Assistant for the late Professor Thomas Nipperdey at the Institute for Modern History, University of Munich. From 1994 to 2003 he lectured history of medicine at the Institute for the History of Medicine, Medical Faculty, Albert-Ludwig's University Freiburg. He joined Durham University in May 2003, as Lecturer in History of Medicine (Wellcome University Award Holder 2003-8) at the School of Medicine and Health. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in October 2010.

Lutz is Deputy Director of the Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute, and member of the Northern Centre for the History of Medicine. He is Programme Director for the School of Medicine and Health of the Masters Programme in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.

He is the External Examiner for the History of Mecicine Masters Programme at the University of Exeter.

From 2008 to 2011, Lutz served as Chair of the Society for the Social History of Medicine (a registered charity organisation; Charity number 278414).


Link to Personal Homepage

http://www.dur.ac.uk/l.d.sauerteig/

Indicators of Esteem

Research Groups

Department of Philosophy

  • History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, School of

Research Projects

Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease

  • A Comparative History of Sex Education of Children and Adolescents in England and (West)Germany, 1880s-1970s

Research Interests

  • History of Bodies
  • History of Sexualities
  • History of Public Health in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • History of Medical Ethics in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • History of Venereal Diseases/STIs

Teaching Areas

  • Year 3 Module: History of the Body (HEAS 40030)

    (44 hours/year.)
  • HPSM Dissertation Module (HEAS40660) (12 hours/year.)
  • HPSM Master Programme: History of Medicine Module (HEAS 40030), Module Leader (20 hours/year.)
  • HPSM Master Programme: Programme Director

Selected Publications

Articles: newspaper

  • Sauerteig, Lutz (2004). Die Zauberkugel. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 281: 8.

Books: authored

Books: edited

Books: sections

  • Sauerteig, Lutz (2010). "Wie soll ich es nur anstellen, ohne etwas falsch zu machen?" Der Rat der Bravo in Sachen Sex in den sechziger und siebziger Jahren. In Fragen Sie Dr. Sex! Ratgeberkommunikation und die mediale Konstruktion des Sexuellen. Bänzinger, Peter-Paul, Duttweiler, Stefanie, Sarasin, Philipp & Wellmann, Annika Berlin: Suhrkamp. 123-158.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz (2010). Le magazine pour jeunes Bravo et la révolution sexuelle en Allemagne de l'Ouest dans les années 1960 et 1970. In La modernisation de la sexualité, XIXe-XXe siècles. Beauthier, Régine, Piette, Valérie & Truffin, Barbara Bruxelles: Editions de l'Université Bruxelles. 137-151.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (2009). Representations of Pregnancy and Childbirth in (West) German Sex Education Books, 1900s-1970s. In Shaping Sexual Knowledge A Cultural History of Sex Education in Twentieth-Century Europe. Sauerteig, Lutz DH & Davidson, Roger New York, London: Routlege. 129-160.
  • Lutz D.H. Sauerteig & Roger Davidson (2009). Shaping the Sexual Knowledge of the Young Introduction. In Shaping Sexual Knowledge A Cultural History of Sex Education in Twentieth-Century Europe. Lutz D.H. Sauerteig & Roger Davidson New York, London: Routledge. 1-15.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (2008). Sex Education. In The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship and Sexuality Through History. Mumm, Susan Westport, Conn., London: Greenwood Press. vol. 5: The Nineteenth Century: 226-228.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz D. H. (2006). Venereal Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. In Europe since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction, vol. 4,. Merriman, John & Winter, Jay Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons. 4: 2626-2632.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz (2003). Règles éthiques, droits des patients et ethos médical dans le cas d’essais médicamentaux (1892-1931). In La médecine expérimentale au tribunal: Implications éthiques de quelques procès médicaux du XXe siècle européen. C Bonah, É Lepicard & V Roelcke Paris: Éditions des Archives Contemporaines. 31-64.
  • Lindner, Ulrike & Sauerteig, Lutz (2002). Gefährliche Körper: Geschlechtskrankheiten, Moral und 'Volksaufklärung' um 1900. In Ebenbilder: Kopien von Körpern - Modelle des Menschen. Gerchow, J Osfildern: Hatje Cantz. 163-170.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (2002). Health Costs and the Ethics of the German Sickness Insurance System. In Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Biomedical Ethics. From Paternalism to Autonomy?. Maehle, AH & Geyer-Kordesch, J Aldershot: Ashgate. 49-72.
  • Hofer, Hans-Georg & Sauerteig, Lutz (2002). Ideengeschichtliche Voraussetzungen nationalsozialististscher Gesunheitspolitik: Ein Überblick. In Medizin und Nationalsozialismus: Die Freiburger Medizinische Fakultät und das Klinikum in der Weimarer Republik und im 'Dritten Reich'. Grün, B, Hofer, HG & Leven, KH Frankfurt/M.: Peter Lang. 34-49.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (2001). 'The Fatherland is in Danger, Save the Fatherland!' Venereal Disease, Sexuality and Gender in Imperial and Weimar Germany. In Sex, Sin and Suffering: Venereal Disease and European Society Since 1870. Davidson, R & Hall, L London, New York: Routledge. 76-92.
  • Davidson, Roger & Sauerteig, Lutz DH (2000). Law, Medicine and Morality: A Comparative View of Twentieth-Century Sexually Transmitted Disease Controls. In Coping with Sickness: Medicine, Law and Human Rights - Historical Perspectives. Woodward, J & Jütte, R Sheffield: European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Publications. (History of Medicine, Health and Disease Series. Vol. 3: 127-147.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (1999). Sex Education in Germany From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century. In Sexual Cultures in Europe: Themes in Sexuality. Eder, FX, Hall, LA & Hekma, G Manchester, New York: Manchester University Press. 9-33.
  • Sauerteig, Lutz DH (1996). Sex, Medicine and Morality During the First World War. In War, Medicine and Modernity, 1860-1945. Cooter, C, Harrison, M & Sturdy, S Stroud: Sutton Publishing. 167-188.

Edited works: journals

Journal papers: academic

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Selected Grants

  • 2007: Wellcome Trust Strategic Award: 'Knowledge, Ethics and Representation of Medicine and Health - Historical Perspectives' (co-applicant): £ 374,488
  • 2005: Society for the Social History of Medicine, Conference Grant: £ 750
  • 2005: Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Conference Grant: £ 2,500
  • 2004: Society for the Social History of Medicine, Conference Grant: £ 500
  • 2003: Wellcome Trust University Award: £ 206,753 (Ref.: 069739)
  • 1996: Wellcome Trust, Travel Grant (Ref.: 048717/Z/DEA/RM/SW, 1996)
  • 1993: Thyssen-Foundation, Cologne, Germany: One-year Research Scholarship
  • 1992: German Academic Exchange Servie (DAAD): One-Year PhD Research Scholarship for St Antony's College, Oxford
  • 1991: German Historical Institute, London: Four-month Research Scholarship