Dr. Limor Meoded Danon

מרצה Lecturer
Bar-Ilan Email
Fields of Interest

Medical sociology, power relations, biopolitics, queer studies, phenomenology, body and embodiment, time and temporality 


Academic field
Bio-socio perspectives of body and embodiment
Gendered Medicine
Medical sociology
Research field
Medical Sociology, Gender(ed) Medicine
Research Center
Bar-Ilan University Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Safed

    Dr. Meoded-Danon, a lecturer and researcher, specializes in medical sociology, power relations, biopolitics, queer studies, phenomenology, body and embodiment, time and temporality. 


    The dynamics and tensions between the bio-medical knowledge, and the patients' physical and emotional experiences; the socio-cultural perspectives on normative/pathological bodies; the biopolitics of intersexuality and sex/gender relations; queer studies; time and temporalities and phenomenology. 

    • gendered medicine
    • Medical Humanism- the sociological aspects of medicine, diseases and sickness

    Articles published in scientific journals

    • Meoded Danon, L. (2022). Temporal sociomedical approaches to intersex* bodies. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 44(2), 1-28. 
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2021). The Parental Struggle with the Israeli Genital Socialization Process. Qualitative Health Research. DOI:1049732320984420. 
    • Meoded Danon, L.,& K. Schweizer. (2020). Psychosocial Approaches and Discursive Gaps in Intersex Healthcare: Findings from an Israel -Germany Action study. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 1-16.DOI:10.1080/13691058.2020.1810779 
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2018). Time Matters for Intersex Bodies: Between socio-medical time and somatic time. Social Science & Medicine, 208, 89-97.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.05.019 
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2016). Between My Body and My “Dead Body”, Narratives of  Coma. Qualitative health research, 26(2), 227-240.‏ DOI: 10.1177/1049732315578637
    • Meoded Danon, L. Parental Struggle for their Children’s Genital Autonomy: Establishing Social Space for ‘Nonnormative’ Genitalia. Qualitative Health Research, accepted for publication on December, 8, 2020.
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2019). Comparing Contemporary Medical Treatment Practices Aimed at Intersexed/DSD Bodies in Israel and Germany. Sociology of Health and Illness, 41(1), 143-164. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12812
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2018b). Intersex Activists in Israel: Their Achievements and the Obstacles They Face. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 15(4), 569-578. DOI:10.1007/s11673-018-9877-2
    • Schiff, E., B. Brinkhaous, E. Ben Arie, .…Meoded Danon,L. (2018).Can complementary medicine enhance doctor-patient communication skills? Insights from an International medical student project.Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 41, 283-286. DOI:10.1016/j.ctim.2018.10.012.
    • Meoded Danon, L. & A. Krämer. (2017). Between Concealing and Revealing Intersexed Bodies: Parental Strategies. Qualitative Health Research. 27(10), 1562-1574.  DOI: 10.1177/1049732317697100
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2016). Between My Body and My “Dead Body”, Narratives of Coma. Qualitative health research26(2), 227-240. DOI: 10.1177/1049732315578637
    • Meoded Danon, L., &N. Yanay. (2016). Intersexuality: On secret bodies and secrecy. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 17(1), 57-72. DOI:10.1080/15240657.2016.1135684
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2015).The Body/Secret Dynamic: Life Experiences of Intersexed People in Israel. Sage Open, 5(2), 1-13. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015580370
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2014). The ramification of the “MinGuf" process” on intersexed people: The tension between the subjective body and the Bio-Social Body. Theory and Criticism, 42, 125-150. (Hebrew).


     Meoded Danon, L. (2014). What kind of body? The paradox of the minguf process on intersexed people’s lives. Tel Aviv, Israel: Resling. (Hebrew) http://www.resling.co.il/book.asp?book_id=770

    Articles in Edited Volume

    • Meoded Danon, L(2020). Between the somatically and politically: The struggle to change the medical policy for intersex people in Israel and Germany. In M. Krumer-Nevo, I. Weiss & R. Strier (EDS), Critical Theory in Action: Critical Practices in the Social Sphere in Israel. Tel Aviv: Resling. (Hebrew).
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2017). Whose body is this, anyway? Intersexual adolescents struggle with the corporeal secret. In E. Lachover, E. Peled, & M. Komem (Eds.), Girlhood and bodies. Jerusalem: Magnes. (Hebrew).

    Non-Refereed publication

    • Meoded Danon, L. (2020). Review of Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel: Socio-legal, Political, and Empirical Analysis by Boaz Hagai, Yael Hashiloni-Dolev, Nadav Davidson, Dani Filc and Shai J. Lavi. (Eds). Israeli Sociology.
    • Meoded Danon, L. (2019). Review of Moral Equality, Bioethics, and the Child by Claudia Wiesemann. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.

    2022. Interview in Podcast ‘Different sex development’, BAR-DAAT, https://biu.page.link/QXNQhmu5nzqJnXdb9 

    2020. Interview in Podcast 'Window to Pride' (Halon Gaava), Kan online.       https://www.kan.org.il/podcast/program.aspx/?progId=2091 

    2016. Interview for Podcast on intersexuality and sex/gender issues, Educational T.V online.

    2015. Taking part in the making of the "Third person, Intersex Person”, documentary Film,

              directed by Sharon Luzon.

    2015. An Article in Ynet titled: “Intersex: The people who born with male and female bodies”


    2014. A radio interview with Anat Dolev, "Shesh with Anat Dolev".9.9.14.

    2009. Interview in Making an Order (Osim Seder) ,TV program with Ben Caspit.

    Last Updated Date : 23/07/2023