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July 2019

London Conference In Critical Thought

05-07-2019 - 06-07-2019
Richard Hoggart Building, Lewisham Way
London, London SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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The 8th Annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) is a free, inter-institutional, interdisciplinary conference in critical thought that takes place annually in different institutions across London. LCCT follows a non-hierarchical, decentralised model of organisation that undoes conventional academic distinctions between plenary lectures and break-out sessions, aiming instead to create opportunities for intellectual critical exchange regardless of participants’ disciplinary field, institutional affiliation, or seniority. LCCT has no overarching or predetermined theme. The conference’s intellectual content and academic tone are set…

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November 2019

The Hidden World of Care: Medical and Health Humanities Symposium

02-11-2019 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Mead Hall, 36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of dialogue that raises critical questions on care. On November 2, together with students, faculty, and professor emerita Joan Tronto, we will look at the world through the lens of care. Registration and Program At a moment of political discord in our country, it is no secret that we face a care deficit. To adequately care for our children, older people, and for ourselves has become a challenge. Care impacts us all, no matter where…

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December 2019

Nursing Ethics Intensive Course

03-12-2019 - 06-12-2019
Park Inn by Radisson Leuven Hotel, Martelarenlaan 36
Leuven, 3010 Belgium
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The 8th Edition of the Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in the Field of Nursing Ethics will be held December 2019 in Leuven Belgium. Since the beginning of the 1980s, nursing ethics has developed to such a degree that it is now considered a fixture within applied ethics. The specific positions occupied within health care by nurses, their expertise and their responsibilities all result in them being confronted by ethically sensitive issues. The objective of this…

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April 2020

CARE: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future

April 1 - April 2
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

September 2 - September 4
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

October 15 @ 15:00 - 16:30

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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