Kantians and Utilitarians hold opposing views in the debate during this corona crisis. They thrive on each other’s weaknesses. Yet these two common ethical “schools” fall short in providing answers, says ethicist Frits de Lange. He makes a plea for consulting the ethics of care.Continue reading Which lives should we save in corona times
The Critical Ethics of Care research is interested in the study of the impact of neoliberalism in health care and social welfare. How concepts and ideas circulating in those domains, originate in, are influenced by, or are susceptible to neoliberalism.Continue reading More self-reliance, less government? Neoliberalisation in healthcare and social welfare
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
Changing Families, Changing Policy, Changing Practice – Family Support Now and in the Future
Call for Abstracts (closes feb 8) Continue reading UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre 9th Biennial International Conference Galway
Gaby Jacobs, member of the research network Critical Ethics of Care, presents a summary of her inaugural lecture Meaning in Spiritual Care (2020) in the following article.Continue reading Meaning in Spiritual Care
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 awarded Barbara Ehrenreich with the Erasmus Prize 2018