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June 2018

Mapping Morality in Global Health

June 26 - June 27
£40

Contemporary discussions about global health are rife with accusations, assumptions and assertions of morality, immorality and the irrelevance of both. New tensions and debates regarding morality in global health have arisen from a long history of colonial and mission medicine, post-colonial internationalism, and ever-changing formulations of equity and provision. Some of these discussions see classical moral reasoning re-examined, for example, the rise of ‘effective altruism’ and its challenges to the role of the emotive and political. Others resent the reliance…

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July 2018

Summercourse Ethics in Dementia Care

July 3 - July 6
Park Inn by Radisson Leuven, Martelarenlaan 36
Leuven, 3010 Belgium
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€595 - €895

The number of persons with dementia will rise considerably in the years to come. The increasing prevalence of dementia and the treatment and care for people with dementia present a myriad of important ethical questions and responsibilities. What do we think of the quality of life of people with dementia and of their subsequent end of life? What are the opinions about vulnerability and dignity in case of dementia? What do we consider to be ‘good care’ and ‘a good…

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Why Care? Symposium Berlin

July 5 - July 6

Call for papers. Abstracts by March 30 Why care? is an attempt to critically explore the massive mobilization of care in modern life. It interrogates the biopolitical ambivalences of the modern institutionalization of care as well as the prevailing economies and economics of care regarding what counts as care, the value of care, and its differential allocation.

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September 2018

Conference Care Ethics and Precarity

September 27 - September 28
Portland State University, 810 Market Center Building
Portland, OR 1600 SW United States
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Organised by the Care Ethics Research Consortium. Theme: Care Ethics and Precarity. Key note speaker: Eva Feder Kittay. Exploring Precarity: a rich and widely contested term that can describe a variety of oppressive circumstances. The CERC conference will be hosted by Portland State University, Oregon United States. Registration will be available soon. Until the first of March you can submit presentation abstracts for the conference. For conference questions, please contact the conference chair, Professor Maurice Hamington at m.hamington@care-ethics.org

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