Hannah Bleher

Doctoral Researcher

Since winter semester 2022/23, Hannah Bleher is doctoral researcher at the Department of (Social) Ethics at the Faculty of Protestant Theology at the University of Bonn.

Researcher of SFB 1483 EmpkinS

Since september 2021, an interdisciplinary group of engineers, medical experts, ethicists, sports scientists and psychologists is working as a collaborative research center funded by the DFG.

Zia Fellow

Hannah Bleher is a fellow of ZEIT Verlag’s Zia "Visible Women in Science" program. The fellowship is awarded each year by 25 experts of all research disciplins.

Short Bio

  • Since 2022: Doctoral researcher Systematic Theology / Ethics
  • Since 2021: Associated researcher of SFB 1483 EmpkinS
  • 11/2021–10/2022: Researcher of the Young Researchers Group Ethics and Governance of Emerging Technologies
  • 03/2020-09/2022: Project SMART Start – Sensor Technologie in Pregnancy Care (funded by BMG), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2018–02/2020: Doctoral researcher at the chair of Systematic Theology II (Ethics), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2012-07/2018: Studies in Protestant Theology in Neuendettelsau, Erlangen, Stellenbosch (SA), Tübingen
  • 2012-2018: Scholarship by Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • 2012-2018: Scholarship by Evangelisches Stift Tübingen
Hannah Bleher
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Hannah Bleher
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Research Focus

  • Ethics of digitalisation and KI
  • Theology of the politic and the public
  • Theology and ethics of compromise
  • Ethics and Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffers
  • Feminist ethics and theology


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Get to know Hannah

Hannah Bleher is doctoral researcher at the Department of (Social) Ethics.

Before that, she was a doctoral researcher and lecturer at FAU-Erlangen-Nürnberg. Hannah Bleher studied Protestant Theology at the Universities of Neuendettelsau, Erlangen, Stellenbosch (South Africa) and Tübingen. During her studies 2012-18, she was a fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and also the Evangelische Stift Tübingen.

Since 2020, Hannah Bleher has been a researcher in the interdisciplinary project SMART Start: Smart sensoric during pregancy, where she conducts research on ethical aspects of digitalisation in medicine and on clinical use of AI-driven technologies. In addition, she is a researcher of EmpkinS – a collaborative research center funded by the DFG.

In her dissertation project, Hannah Bleher is working on figurations and questions of shaping compromises from a public-theological and political-theoretical perspective.


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