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Dr. phil. J-Prof. Lisa Malich

Forschungsthema im Projekt:
Verhaltens-, Neuro- und Kognitionswissenschaften


Lisa Malich joined the Research Program in the History of the Max Planck Society (GMPG) in 2018 with the project “History of Clinical Psychology and Addiction Research in the Max Planck Society.” Since 2016, she is an Assistant Professor (“Juniorprofessur”) for the History of Knowledge of Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Lübeck.

Lisa studied Psychology with a focus on the History of Psychology and Gender at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Indiana University in Bloomington (USA). She has a doctoral degree (Diss. Phil.) in History from the Humboldt University in Berlin (dissertation published in 2017). From 2009 to 2012 Lisa had a DFG fellowship at the research training group “Gender as a Category of Knowledge” at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Between 2012 and 2015 Lisa worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute for the History of Medicine at the Charité Berlin. She has undertaken research on the history of emotions in pregnancy, on visual cultures of contraception, on the history of trauma and on psychotherapy in the GDR.





01 Sept 2022
ESHHS Conference, Brussels.
Presentation by Lisa Malich: “Scientificity, Efficiency and Effectiveness” – The Rise of Behavioral Therapy at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in West Germany in the 1960s and 1970s.

01 March 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland.
Presentation by Lisa Malich: Johannes Brengelmann or the Accumulation of Institutional Power Meeting of the MICE working group (PI Remy Amouroux)

13 May 2019
Kolloquium des Institutes für Geschichte der Medizin, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
Talk by Lisa Malich: Eine Naturwissenschaft werden: Zur Geschichte der klinischen Psychologie in der BRD, 1960-1980

23–26 Oct 2018
Conference "Humanities in Transition", Barcelona
Talk by Lisa Malich and David Keller: The Crisis in Psychology and its Remedies: A Plea for Psychological Humanities

12–14 Sept 2018
Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Medizin und Technik (GWMT), Bochum
Talk by Lisa Malich: Das Nest als Umwelt, within the Panel Cocooning: Gender und familiäre Umwelten in 19. und 20. Jahrhundert

09–12 Sept 2018
126th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco
Talk by Lisa Malich and David Keller: Psychological Humanities are not Medical Humanities: Impressions from the Luebeck model, within the Panel Interference in General Psychology Through the Psychological Humanities

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