In September 2015, the Department of Medical Ethics and the History of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany, hosts an international summer school for early career researchers. The summer school is concerned with ‘Caring about care. The concept of care in the healthcare system. A comparison between Germany and the Netherlands’.
A research meeting with Joan Tronto was organised at the University for Humanistic Studies (UvH), Utrecht, on 16 January 2015. Tronto is an American political scientist and honorary doctor at UvH. She is well-known for her work on the development of care ethics.
On 16 January 2015 the Master Care Ethics and Policy (University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht) organised a research meeting on the initiative of Joan Tronto, who was visiting the Netherlands. When thinking about what subject to address, those involved decided to tie in with questions among current students about the feminist roots of ethics of care.
The section “Ethnography” of the Department of Methods in cooperation with the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, the Department of Political Science, the Department of Development Studies (all at the University of Vienna) invites applications for: Practices of Care. Inequalities, Empowerment, Contradictions.
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?
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, […]
‘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 […]
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.
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 […]
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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Until 1 March 2015 Exhibition: "I care! Charity down the ages"
7-11 September 2015 Summer school ‘Caring about care’, Freiburg (Germany)
25-27 September 2015 Ethnography lab on Practices of Care, Vienna
- Summer school ‘Caring about care’, in Freiburg, Germany February 26, 2015
- Interview with Joan Tronto: Dependence, Care & Vulnerability February 15, 2015
- Tronto: Care and Feminist Theory February 14, 2015