Shira Shmuely
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Shira Shmuely

Shira’s research focuses on the intersection of law and science, and in particular the regulation of medical practice; history of pain; and human-animal relations. Her dissertation examines notions of pain undergirding the regulation of vivisection in nineteenth-century Britain. In an additional project, she examines the transformations in the moral and legal status of non-human primates in the course of the twentieth-century.

Shira holds an LL.B and LL.M degrees from Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law.

Shira's dissertation project is supported by the National Science Foundation. She is also a recipient of the Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

Key words

history of medicine; medical ethics; environmental history; human-animal relations; law and science; law and society



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