CFP: Mental Disorder

Friday 6th March 2009 University of Warwick This one-day workshop will be the second event of a new Multidisciplinary Research Network on The Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease, funded by the AHRC. The network is managed by Dr Havi Carel (UWE) and Dr Rachel Cooper (Lancaster). For more information on the network: http://www.uwe.ac.uk/hlss/courses/philosophy/ahrc_chid_network.shtml Within […]

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CFP: FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: ALSP 2009 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ASSOCIATION FOR LEGAL AND SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY (ALSP) 2009 Annual Conference ‘Ethics for the 21st Century’ July 2-4, 2009 University of Edinburgh – Department of Politics and IR, ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum http://www.lifelong.ed.ac.uk/alsp2009/ Outline The last two decades have seen profound social and economic changes in all areas of our lives. To name but […]

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And the language of bioethics is… ?

Going to conferences can often be a frustrating experience. Going may be good for refreshing your academic network but there is rarely any deep discussion of the topics on the agenda and many of the presentations are to be blunt rather boring. I therefore count myself very lucky to have attended 3 interesting conferences within […]

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Food without much thought…

Something that always surprises me at bioethics conferences, especially given the number of vegetarians in the field, is the absence of quality or sometimes even any vegetarian food. Take the recent International Association of Bioethics (IAB) Congress in Croatia. The lunches were fairly awful especially for vegetarians (although the KFC looking chicken for the carnivores […]

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IAB conference 2008

I wonder what readers’ experiences were of the IAB conference in Croatia at the start of the month.  I know that some delegates had a terrible time with the organisation – what were your impressions?  Additionally, what was your impression of the standard of papers? For myself, I was happy to see that those whom […]

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