Sandra Schnädelbach

Sandra Schnädelbach


Sandra Schnädelbach is a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC project „The Healthy Self as Body Capital“ at the University of Strasbourg and the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development Berlin. Prior to that she was a predoctoral fellow at the Institute for the History of Emotions at the MPIB. In her dissertation she examines the notion of „Rechtsgefühl“ and the role of emotions in German jurisprudence and judiciary around 1900.

Selected Literature

  • Sigrid G. Kohler, Sabine Müller-Mall, Florian Schmidt and Sandra Schnädelbach, eds, Recht fühlen (Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2017). 
  • Sandra Schnädelbach, "Vom inneren Trieb zum psychophysischen Paradox. Die Vermessung des 'Rechtsgefühls' um 1900," in Recht fühlen, Sigrid G. Köhler et al., eds (Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2017) 95-114.
  • Sandra Schnädelbach, "The Jurist as Manager of Emotions. German Debates on »Rechtsgefühl« in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century as Sites of Negotiating the Juristic Treatment of Emotions", InterDisciplines 6, no. (2015): 47-73.
  • Sandra Schnädelbach, "Von Sinn und Sinnlichkeit des Richtens. Ein historischer Blick auf Konzepte juristischer Urteilsfindung Mitte des 19. bis Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts," in Ethnographien der Sinne, Lydia Maria Arantes and Elisa Rieger, eds (Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2014), 179-193.



Humor and the Politics of Emotion in the Courts of the Weimar Republic