PhD Positions (5) – Department of Philosophy (CfA, Uppsala University, 8 April 2016)

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. The Department of Philosophy is internationally renowned, and with great diversity within philosophy. The following positions are currently open in the Department of Philosophy: PhD position in Aesthetics PhD position in Philosophy with specialisation in Theoretical Philosophy PhD position in Read the full article…

Penn Bioethics Journal (CfP for Undergraduates)

The Penn Bioethics Journal is currently accepting submissions for its Fall 2014 issue of papers written by undergraduates on topics relevant to bioethics and related fields, such as science, healthcare, law, philosophy, and public policy. This is an exciting opportunity for undergraduates to publish in a print journal and the EBSCO online database. The next Read the full article…

The future for biomedical collections: ethics, law and social connections in health-related research (Anniversary Event, 28 May 2013, Edinburgh)

The future for biomedical collections: ethics, law and social connections in health-related research JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law Anniversary Event 28th May 2013 4pm-5.30pm followed by a wine reception McEwan Hall Reception Room, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG We are delighted to invite you to the first anniversary event of the Read the full article…

Neurointerventions & the Law (CFP, Workshop, Hamburg, 7 March 2013)

CfA & Workshop Announcement: Neurointerventions and the law March 7th, Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg Progress in neuroscience has given rise to many new ethical questions and, consequently, to the new discipline of neuroethics. In the law, however, many issues –apart from the problem of free will and criminal responsibility– remain poorly analyzed, especially Read the full article…

Disability, mental capacity, medical humanities & the law

Next week, I will be co-running — with Jillian Craigie and Oliver Lewis — the first of two workshops that comprise a collaboration between the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University with the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health (UCL) and the international human rights NGO The Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC). The closed workshops bring the medical Read the full article…

An Afternoon with Award-winning Feminist Activist Finn Mackay (GLAD Seminar, Durham University, 7 Feb 2012)

Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) supports, develops and enhances research and teaching in the broad field of Law & Gender, primarily in Durham Law School, but also across Durham University as a whole. “GLAD Conversations” are annual Q&A events, with significant figures across feminist and LGBT activism, politics and law. Previous speakers include Stephen Whittle OBE, Lord Lester QC, Vera Read the full article…