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January 2018

Hartmut Rosa: How to slow down life without stagnating society

January 30 @ 13:00 - 17:30
University of Humanistic Studies, Kromme Nieuwegracht 29
Utrecht, Utrecht 3512 HD Netherlands
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Hartmut Rosa will be key speaker at a University of Humanistic Studies seminar on Tuesday January 30th 2018 on: How to Slow Down Life without Stagnating Society - Resonance in an Accelerating World. Stress, burnout and alienation: according to Rosa, known for his elaborate study on high-speed modern social life, these are all symptoms of what he calls ‘social acceleration’. Three fundamental processes are at play: technical acceleration, acceleration of social change, and the acceleration of the pace of life.…

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February 2018

Second European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

February 6 - February 9
Leuven Faculty of Social Sciences, Parkstraat
Leuven, 3000 Belgium
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The conference theme is Nomadic Inquiry: Nomadic inquiry, is a way of thinking with the potential to become a way of living that challenges established understanding of what counts as human and how the very definition of humanity defines our relationship with ‘the other’, our environment and ‘things’. Nomadic inquiry, is an opportunity to experiment with the boundaries of space and time, to study the full potential of amongst other, biotechnoscientific ‘configurations’ that move beyond the here and now, to…

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March 2018

Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

March 20 - March 23
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre Nijmegen, Netherlands + Google Map
€690 - €790

March 20 - 23, 2018, Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’, ethical issues of medically assisted death and palliative care in a pluralistic world. The course consists of a series of lectures, discussions, parallel sessions and audiovisual materials centered around a variety of topics: autonomy and dependence; palliative sedation and euthanasia; spirituality and palliative care; quality of life and a good death; scientific research in palliative care; moral deliberation.The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Allan…

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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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