Dutch journalist, columnist and writer Stevo Akkerman reassesses religiously motivated care practices in a neighbourhood where the poor live. In the postscript Brecht Molenaar provides some background information to his blog. Continue reading Religion and Care
In 10 days Austrians will elect a new parliament. Eva Fleischer, professor at the Management Centre Innsbruck,reflects on the election campaign and its meaning regarding solidarity in Austria. Continue reading Is Austria moving towards being a society without solidarity?
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
A few days ago Norwegians elected their new parliament. In this article Per Nortvedt of the University of Oslo, reflects on why these elections should have led to a different immigration policy. Continue reading Care and the immigrant crisis
Should the state facilitate assisted suicide when someone develops a death wish on account of the prospect of needing a wheelchair? And what should the response be when, if it involves a couple, one of the two partners has this prospect and will likely need to move to a nursing home, so that the couple can no longer live together as before? Should there be a state-regulated organization to fulfil their shared wish to die? Continue reading Questioning the Dutch political discourse regarding ‘completed life’
Margea Globensky (School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa) reviewed La fin de l’hospitalité by Fabienne Brugère and Guillaume Le Blanc, (Paris : Flammarion, 2017). This book looks at the refugee crisis and calls for political hospitality. Continue reading The end of hospitality?