Selma Kadi



PhD in Sociology, Teesside University (United Kingdom)


German (mother tongue), English


Phone: +43 1 319 45 05-24


concepts of ageing well, inequalities in access to longterm care, quality of longterm care, ageing and addiction, concepts of health, healthcare policy (ageing, reproductive medicine), technology and ageing (development, use), geroethics, ageing and social inequalities


Kadi, S. & Ehni, H.-J. (2021). Alt und suchtkrank? Medizinethische Aspekte der Vernachlässigung von Substanzabhängigkeit im Alter [Old and addicted? Aspects of the neglect of substance addiction in later life from a medical ethics perspective]. Zeitschrift für medizinische Ethik 67(1), 87-101.

Ehni, H.-J., Schermer, M., Venkatapuram, S. & Kadi, S. (2018). Toward a global geroethics – Gerontology and the theory of the good human life. Bioethics, 32(4), 261-268.

Kadi, S. & Wiesing, U. (2018). Well informed by national registers? A comparison of national ART registers in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare, 22(6), 465-471.

Kadi, S. & Wiesing, U. (2016). The German IVF Register as an instrument to document assisted reproductive technologies. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, 76(6), 680-684.

Beimborn, M., Kadi, S., Köberer N., Mühleck, M. & Spindler, M. (2016). Focusing on the human: Interdisciplinary reflections on ageing and technology. In: Dominguez-Rue, E. & Nierling, L. (Eds.), Age and technology. Perspectives from the social sciences, Science Studies. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag.

Kadi, S. & Wiesing, U. (2015). Uninformed decisions? The online presentation of success and failure of IVF and related methods on German IVF Centre websites. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, 75(12), 1258-1263.

Ammicht Quinn, R., Beimborn, M., Kadi, S., Köberer, N., Mühleck, M., Spindler, M. & Tulatz, K. (2015). Alter, Technik, Ethik. Ein Fragen- und Kriterienkatalog [Age, technology, ethics. A catalogue of questions and criteria]. Tübingen: Universität Tübingen – Internationales Zentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften (IZEW).