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Gergana Mircheva graduated in Law and in Cultural Studies from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, where she also received her PhD in Cultural Studies. Currently she is a Senior Assistant Professor at the Ethical Studies Department of the IPS-BAS, and she is a part-time lecturer in medical anthropology at the University of Sofia. Her main research interests are in the fields of bioethics and social studies of medicine, eugenics and biopolitics, as well as in disability studies. As a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2022 – 2024) she works on a project related to the socio-historical images of autism in Bulgaria, and focuses on the ethical aspects of care for people with autism spectrum disorders.

Ethical Studies bioethics and bioethics and biopolitics, social studies of medicine and eugenics, disability studies

Mircheva, G. (2021) “Care Without Limits? The Experience of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders”. – Critique & Humanism, 55 (3), 107-133,;
Мирчева, Г. (2021). „Репродуктивни решения на родители на деца с увреждане: между свободния избор и дълга“. – Етически изследвания, 6 (2), 243-259, ISSN: 2534-8438,

Мирчева, Г. (2018). (А)нормалност и достъп до публичността: социално-институционали пространства на биомедицинските дискурси в България, 1878-1939. София: УИ “Св. Климент Охридски”,

ETHICS AND THE FUTURE. The growing importance of ethics in making sense of possible futures. The Bulgarian context