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November 2018

Joris Luyendijk meets Barbara Ehrenreich

23-11-2018 @ 19:30 - 22:00
De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1017 RR Netherlands
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€12,50

Joris Luyendijk speaks with the American writer and journalist Barbara Ehrenreich on her life and work. A continuous theme in Ehrenreich's work is the deceit (or myth) of the American dream. Recurring, urgent themes in her work are the labour market, health care, poverty and the position of women.. During an in-depth conversation Luyendijk and Ehrenreich will speak on Ehrenreich's personal motives and journalistic choices, accompanied by images and clips from her life and work. Co-organizer The Erasmus Prize Foundation…

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December 2018

Care as essential human condition

01-12-2018 @ 19:30 - 21:30
The Janskerk, Janskerkhof 26
Utrecht, Utrecht 3512 BN Netherlands
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Free

20th H e n r i  N o u w e n  L ecture STEPHAN POSNER Stephan Posner resists the ongoing downgrading of care as a ‘product’, a burden or a debit entry. Instead of this view giving and receiving care can be seen as an essential human condition. Reservations by email below or written to: Avenue Concordia 117, 3062 LG Rotterdam, The Netherlands See also the (Dutch) Flyer  

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Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in the Field of Nursing Ethics

04-12-2018 - 07-12-2018
KU Leuven, Oude Markt 13
Leuven, Belgium
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€595 – €695

This course works from an interdisciplinary (philosophical, theological, nursing, clinical ethical) perspective. During the course, national and international experts will give presentations on various topics in the domain of nursing ethics. There will be time for intensive discussions. The language of instruction will be English.

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January 2019

A bit of Japan in Osnabrück

January 4 @ 18:00 - 20:00
the university guest house, Lürmannstrasse 33
Osnabrück, Germany
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Free

Kari Tsushima (Kyoto,Japan) will present: A Precarity of Need Interpretation for Dependency Workers in Japan. Her presentation includes ‘Dependency Work and Transparent Self’ by Eva Feder Kittay; the Payment Gap between workers and volunteers; and the Japanese Welfare Reform in 1990s. She will address these topics through Need interpretation by Nancy Fraser, the five care phases by Joan Tronto and Precarity by Judith Butler. More informatiom can be obtained from Mrs Jorma Heier (see below for contact details).

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PhD workshop by Joan Tronto – Care in Neoliberal, Nordic welfare states

January 9
Roskilde University, Universitetsvej 1 Building 25.1
Roskilde, 4000 Denmark
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The Nordic welfare states are usually assigned the status of gender equal states, where full time paid work can be combined with motherhood (and daughterhood). This has been based upon large parts of care as a responsibility of the state and professionalization of care for pre-school children, sick and elderly. However, decades of neo-liberalism in terms of marketization, self-responsibilizing and increasing reliance on volunteering have had effects upon welfare professionals and those traditionally considered vulnerable. Tronto will address how care…

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Enactivism and care ethics

January 9 @ 17:00 - 20:00
Westerberg Campus, Barbarastraße 22c, building No. 93, room 93/E31
Osnabrück, Germany
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Free

Early January an interesting presentation will be organised in Osnabrück, Germany: Enactivism and care ethics - Foregrounding the relational domain, by Petr Urban (Prag, Czech) See also an interview with Petr Urban here

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