alistair-niemeijer

Alistair Niemeijer about his PhD thesis ‘Surveilling Autonomy, Securing Care’

Surveillance technologies (ST) such as video surveillance, GPS tags and movement sensors are increasingly being used in residential care for vulnerable people, even though they raise various concerns. What does morally good care with surveillance technologies entail? 

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deux-jours-une-nuit

Tomorrow is uncertain

In their seemingly simple film Deux jours, une nuit (2014) and in sharp sunlight the Dardenne brothers show a young woman fighting for her job: Sandra. We see a middle class family: husband and wife both have a job, a car, a Delaney home and kids. Having two incomes is no luxury. But assistance benefit, […]

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Iceberg

Call for abstracts for International Ethics in Care Conference, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

‘Future Directions for Ethics in Care and Nursing’ – The 1st International Ethics in Care Conference and 16th Nursing Ethics Conference 17th & 18th July 2015 University of Surrey, Guildford, UK! Practitioners, researchers, educators, managers and students in the field of health and social care from around the world are invited to attend and participate […]

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In-The-Name-Of

In the name of…

The film takes us to the countryside. We see boys at some kind of correctional institute learning how to lead a well-organised life. Their solidarity is extreme.

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Andries Baart Oxford

Lecture: ‘Empirical Grounded Ethics of Care: a methodological perspective’

On 3 December 2014 prof. Andries Baart (Chair Presence of Care, University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, The Netherlands) held a lecture entitled ‘Empirical Grounded Ethics of Care: a methodological perspective’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by the University of Oxford. The ethics of care is an ethics that is relationally, contextually […]

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Christina Schües Oxford

Lecture: ‘Bodily and Social Vulnerability: a phenomenological perspective on the practice of care’

On 26 November 2014 prof. Christina Schües (Professor at the Institute for the History of Medicine and Science Research, University of Lübeck, Germany) held a lecture entitled ‘Bodily and Social Vulnerability: a phenomenological perspective on the practice of care’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by the University of Oxford.  Vulnerability is a […]

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Helen Kohlen Oxford

Lecture: ‘Bioethics and conflicts of care in the hospital arena’

On 19 November 2014 prof. Helen Kohlen (Professor of care policy at Philosophical-Theological University of Vallendar/Koblenz and Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta) held a lecture entitled ‘Bioethics and conflicts of care in the hospital arena – How care ethics can (not) serve nursing issues’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by […]

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Elisabeth Conradi Oxford

Lecture: ‘Beyond autonomy: A relational perspective on an Ethics of Care’

On 12 November 2014 prof. Elisabeth Conradi (Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Stuttgart, Germany) held a lecture entitled ‘Beyond autonomy: A relational perspective on an Ethics of Care’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by the University of Oxford.  While many contemporary normative approaches start with an autonomous subject, the ethics of care draws on […]

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Sandra Laugier

Lecture: ‘Ethics as a Politics of the Ordinary’

On 5 November 2014 prof. Sandra Laugier (University of Paris I and Scientific Deputy Director at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (INSHS) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, France) held a lecture entitled ‘Emotions as constituents for an ethics of care’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by […]

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Brugere Oxford

Lecture: ‘Emotions as constituents for an ethics of care’

On 29 October 2014 prof. Fabienne Brugère (University of Paris VIII, France) held a lecture entitled ‘Emotions as constituents for an ethics of care’ as part of the seminar series ‘Care practices: towards a re-casting of Ethics’ organised by the University of Oxford.

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