Dr Aisling Shalvey
Action Vice Chair
German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Dr Aisling Shalvey finished her PhD at the University of Strasbourg in 2020, which was funded by the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah in Paris (Foundation for Holocaust Research). Her thesis focused on paediatrics and pathology under National Socialism in the Reichsuniversität Straßburg (1941-1944). She currently works as a postdoctoral researcher and project coordinator with the German National Academy of Science and Medicine at the Leopoldina, on a project concerning brain research during National Socialism, which is funded by the Max Planck Society. Her first book entitled ‘Paediatrics In The Reichsuniversität Straßburg Children’s Medicine at a Bastion of Nazi Ideology’ was published in 2023 with Exeter University Press.