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Care and Terror

Between Care and Terror

Klaxon, an elektronic magazine about ‘living art in public space’, just published a special issue on Care and Terror. Last year, Joan Tronto spoke about this topic at a conference in Brussels. Now her contribution and others have been included in this issue, which you can dowload for free. Care Confronted with terror, what can art […]

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Helen Kohlen

Helen Kohlen

Interview with prof. dr. Helen Kohlen, Philosophical-Theological University of Vallendar (Koblenz) in Germany. 1. Where are you working at this moment? I am working at the Philosophical-Theological University of Vallendar (Koblenz) in Germany. It is a small private university that has just been building up an ethics institute in which I am working as a co-director. […]

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Hee-Kang Kim

Hee-Kang Kim

Interview with dr. Hee-Kang Kim, University of Korea, South Korea. 1. Where are you working at this moment? I am working at the department of Public Administration at the Korea University. 2. Can you tell us about your research and its relation to care ethics? I teach public philosophy, normative policy analysis, and women’s studies at […]

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Leslie Swartz

Leslie Swartz

Interview with Leslie Swartz, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 1. Where are you working at this moment? Most of my work is in the area of disability studies, with a special emphasis on disability rights issues in Southern Africa. I also work on mental health issues. 2. Can you tell us about your research and […]

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Global Carework Summit 2017

Different perspectives on care work

2017 Carework Summit: coming together of feminist economical, political and sociological views on care work. This June, scholars, policymakers and members of societal organizations gathered during the three-day conference 2017 Carework Summit in Lowell, Massachusetts in the United States. Together, they inquired and discussed problems in the field of Care Work – a field that focuses […]

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Joan Tronto

Joan Tronto

Interview with Joan Tronto, Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. 1. Where are you working at this moment? At the University of Minnesota. 2. Can you tell us about your research and its relation to care ethics? I’ve been writing about care ethics for about thirty years.  My current research involves […]

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Maurice Hamington

Maurice Hamington

Interview with Maurice Hamington, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA. 1. Where are you working at this moment? I work at Portland State University where I am a Professor of Philosophy and the Executive Director of University Studies which is an interdisciplinary integrated undergraduate general education curriculum. Our community of 50 full time faculty, hundreds […]

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sensible health care

Featured article: The sensible health care professional

Recently, two Dutch and one Belgium care ethicist published a paper on “The sensible health care professional: a care ethical perspective on the role of caregivers in emotionally turbulent practices” in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. Are you working in the field of care ethics and would you like your paper to be in the […]

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mobius-strip

Coming up: Dutch care ethicists’ exchange with Danish scholars

This June, care ethicists Carlo Leget, Alistair Niemeijer and Merel Visse of the Dutch care ethicist group visit Aalborg University and Roskilde University in Denmark to exchange thoughts on two important research approaches to understand care: phenomenology and relational etnography. In Aalborg they will speak with Finn Hansen at Aarhus University, well-known for his Wonder […]

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demarcation

Late modern uncertainty and beyond demarcation

This week, two new papers of Dutch care ethicists have been accepted and published in peer-reviewed journals. Rethinking Frans Vosman and Alistair Niemeijer published their paper on ‘Rethinking critical reflection on care: late modern uncertainty and the implications for care ethics’ in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 1)Vosman, F. & Niemeijer, A. Med Health Care and Philos (2017). […]

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