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Flávia Biroli

Flavia Biroli

Interview with Flávia Biroli, Institute of Political Science, University of Brasília, Brasília, Brazil 1. Where are you working at this moment? I am a professor at the University of Brasília, Institute of Political Science, since 2005. 2. Can you tell us about your research and its relation to care ethics? My focus is on the […]

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Philosophical Laboratory of the Global Age – Labfileglob

Labfileglob

CERC participates in the new and stimulating Philosophical Laboratory of the Global Age (Labfileglob) that has just been launched by professor Elena Pulcini, one of the members of the steering committee of CERC. The members of Labfileglob share a strong interest in the study of the problems and issues related to the main transformations occurring with the […]

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Why we need narratives about suffering in old age

Narratives elderly

There is a collective aversion when it comes to facing the realities of old age, or so John Harris argued in The Guardian last February. Harris is, of course, not the first to point at a widespread public revulsion of growing old, and the association with loneliness, isolation, powerlessness and uselessness. Nowadays, many of us […]

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Top Education certificate for Dutch Master Care Ethics and Policy

top education certificate

The Dutch accreditation organization for higher education (NVAO) awarded the master program Care Ethics and Policy of the University of Humanistic Studies the certificate ‘Top Education University 2018’. Top Education The master Care Ethics and Policy, at the University for Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, The Netherlands, is unique in the world. Chair professor dr. Carlo […]

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Call for abstracts: Ethics in action

Ethics in Action EACME

EACME annual conference, September 2018 Amsterdam Ethics in Action The significance of ethics in clinical practice, education & research Doing ethics consists of reflecting, reasoning and contributing to a good life: in practice, with practice and for practice. Ethics is about thinking what it means to realize a better practice and which moral competences are needed in order to […]

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Vacancy: PhD Student Maastricht

Vacancy PhD University Maastricht HES

PhD Student “Synthetic embryos: an ethical reflection”. Dept Health, Ethics & Society, Maastricht University, The Netherlands, start between 1 June and 1 September 2018, 48 months, full time For a PhD-project on the ethics of ‘synthetic embryos’, a vacancy will become available for a PhD student at the Department of Health, Ethics & Society of Maastricht University, […]

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Call for Papers: Why Care?

Why Care?

July 2018 the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin) organizes the symposium Why Care? This symposium will explore aesthetic and political practices of care in their historical dimensions and contemporary manifestations across critical disability studies, crip, queer, feminist theories, political theory, and literary studies. Call for Papers From care for the environment to care for […]

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Eleonor Faur

Eleonor Faur

Interview with Eleonor Faur, IDAES-National University of San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1. Where are you working at this moment? I am a Professor at the Institute for Higher Studies on Social Sciences, National University of San Martín. Buenos Aires, Argentina.  I teach graduated courses on Gender and Care Policies, and on Gender Relations and […]

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Call for Papers: Societas Ethica’s Annual Conference

societas ethica

Call for Papers: Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender Societas Ethica’s 55th Annual Conference, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium — 23-26 August 2018 Why should feminist ethics and gender be a central focus in the work of philosophical and theological ethics? While this question has been discussed within the fields of feminist and gender theory, philosophers and theologians have often […]

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Interdependency: The fourth existential insult to humanity

Tom Malleson-Interdependency

Tom Malleson, PhD recently published an interesting article on interdependency, from a care ethical point of view. He argues that taking interdependency seriously would lead to profound changes in our culture, our central political concepts, and even our major institutions. We contacted Tom Malleson for an insight into the background of the article and the author. Interdisciplinary “I’m one […]

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