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April 2020

CARE: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future

01-04-2020 - 02-04-2020
Cutlers’ Hall, 7-15 Church Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 1HG United Kingdom
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£140 – £330

The Sustainable Care Research Programme, that organises this conference, is a multi-disciplinary ESRC-funded programme (2017-2021) exploring how care arrangements, currently ‘in crisis’ in parts of the UK, can be made sustainable and deliver wellbeing outcomes. It aims to support policy and practice actors and scholars to conceptualise sustainability in care as an issue of rights, values, ethics and justice, as well as of resource distribution. To registrate go to http://circle.group.shef.ac.uk/sustainable-care-conference-2020-registration/ Last Booking Date for this Event 20th March 2020

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September 2020

Care Theory meets the City

02-09-2020 - 04-09-2020
Bologna Bologna, Italy

The Workshop Care Theory Meets the City: Exploring Implications for the Study of Urban Inequality is organized by Mare Knibbe, Daniela Krüger and Hannah Schilling at the midterm conference of The Research Network Urban Sociology RN37 at Bologna, Italy. We invite scholars in the fields of urban sociology and care theory to participate in a small workshop to give their perspectives on the intersections between these fields on theoretical and empirical levels. Based on our own research, we (as organizers)…

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October 2020

Care Ethics, Democratic Citizenship and the State

15-10-2020 @ 15:00 - 16:30
Book, edited bij Petr Urban and Lizzie Ward

A public book launch/webinar with four presentations by the book contributors including Joan Tronto. The virtual book launch/webinar takes place on Zoom on Thursday, October 15 from 3pm to 4.30pm CEST (Prague/Bratislava time). The program includes an opening presentation of the book followed by four short talks by authors who contributed to the volume: Joan Tronto, Jorma Heier, Kanchana Mahadevan and Sophie Bourgault. The speakers will link the arguments of their chapters to current important political/social issues. Any attendee will…

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Care Ethics Research Consortium Conference 2020

29-10-2020 - 31-10-2020
The University of Ottawa, 75 Laurier Ave E,
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 Canada
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Decentering ethics: Challenging privileges, building solidarities University of Ottawa Ontario (Canada) October 29-31, 2020 Local organizers: Sophie Bourgault (University of Ottawa) and Fiona Robinson (Carleton University) Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract (between 250-300 words) for a 20-minute presentation (firm time limit) on the theme of Decentering Ethics. We are seeking presentations that explore how an ethic of care has addressed or can address the issues of privilege, hierarchy and solidarity in the contemporary context. All…

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November 2020

The Third International Young Carers Conference

16-11-2020 - 17-11-2020
Brussels Brussels, Belgium + Google Map

The need to “IDENTIFY, SUPPORT, AND LISTEN TO YOUNG CARERS” are the main recommendations identified by young carers themselves during the previous conference and this entails the participation of a wide range of stakeholders. This 3rd International Young Carers Conference will build on these recommendations and reflect on the concrete actions required to enable young carers to reach their full potential. The Conference aims to shed light on the state-of-the-art in research and practice related to the needs and situation…

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December 2020

Rescheduled Course: Ethics in Dementia Care

01-12-2020 - 04-12-2020
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1
Leuven, 9000 Belgium
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€820 – €920

The objective of the course is to foster exchanges on foundational, clinical-ethical and organisational-ethical approaches to dementia care. 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…

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