The keynote address delivered by Jessica Benjamin during a conference which took place in Utrecht recently, offers an interesting case to reflect about the demarcation of the ethics of care as a discipline (1). Her lecture was based on an in-depth article that is available as a public seminar (2).
A blog by Helen Kohlen Who? put short and simple sounds rather banal, but has turned out to be a missing question in current debates about future perspectives of care arrangements in Germany for the („more and more demented“) elderly.
Nurses occupy specific positions within health care. This results in them being confronted by ethically sensitive issues. The course offered in December 2015 aims to foster exchanges on foundational and methodological approaches as well as on contemporary and educational issues in nursing ethics.
The Ethics of Care as a Resource for Democracy. This is the title of the lecture delivered by Sandra Laugier (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne; CNRS**, France) at A Night of Philosophy, organized in New York in April.
Prof. Joan Tronto, well-known for her contribution to care ethics, reviewed a book on vulnerability. The book titled ‘Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy’ was edited by Catriona Mackenzie, Wendy Rogers, and Susan Dodds.
The Master Ethics and Society is an interdisciplinary program examining the ethical challenges of our time. The increasing technological, biological, economic, religious and legal complexities of today’s society are raising more and more ethical challenges.
In September 2005 the European Centre for Studies and Research in Ethics (CEERE) of the Universities of Marc Bloch, Louis Pasteur, and Robert Schuman (now the University of Strasbourg) was born. There will be opportunities to talk again about this and prepare together for this celebration of Ethics!
Are you interested in a once in a lifetime opportunity to work close to the United Nations and learn about bioethics from a global perspective? This is a unique experience offered only by the Global Bioethics Initiative Summer School in NYC.
In January we informed you about ‘Future Directions for Ethics in Care and Nursing’, the 1st International Ethics in Care Conference and 16th Nursing Ethics Conference that will be held 17-18 July 2015 at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
Northwestern University organizes an interdisciplinary faculty-graduate workshop entitled ‘Gender and vulnerabilities’ from April 16 -17, 2015.
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15 June -18 July 2015 Global Bioethics Initiative Summer School, New York (USA)
7-11 September 2015 Summer school ‘Caring about care’, Freiburg (Germany)
25-27 September 2015 Ethnography lab on Practices of Care, Vienna
1-4 December 2015 Intensive Course in Nursing Ethics, Leuven