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June 2019

UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre 9th Biennial International Conference Galway

13-06-2019 - 14-06-2019
Institute for Lifecourse and Society, National University of Ireland, Upper Newcastle Road
Galway, Galway NUI Galway Ireland
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€150 – €170

Changing Families, Changing Policy, Changing Practice - Family Support Now and in the Future  Call for Abstracts (closes feb 8)This conference to be held in Galway, Ireland, welcomes proposals from delegates for presentations in parallel sessions. Abstracts are invited from the practice, policy, research and academic communities in relation to the conference themes, which are as follows: Demography – fertility, migration, aging and intergenerational families  Austerity, poverty and social exclusion  Diversity – Migration, post-divorce and separation families  Supporting Families with…

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July 2019


02-07-2019 - 05-07-2019
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1
Leuven, 9000 Belgium
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The objective of the course is to foster exchanges on foundational, clinical-ethical and organisational-ethical approaches to dementia care. During the course, national and international experts will give presentations on various ethical topics in the domain of dementia care. Time will be provided for intensive discussion and interaction. 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…

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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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